Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia map

Region: Middle East-West Asia


Passport Validity
6 months
Electronic Visa
- Transit without visa when transiting through Dammam (DMM), Jeddah (JED) or Riyadh (RUH) with a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country within 12 hours. Must stay in the international transit area of the airport and have documents required for the next destination.
Dual Nationality
Saudi Arabia does not recognize dual nationality.
U.S. policy on dual nationality can be found here.

Additional Notes

  1. Previously Saudia Arabia had never permitted entry for tourism, only allowing entry for business, family visit, and Hajj. But on 27 September 2019, the government opened the country to tourism, introducing an online, one-year, multiple entry visa.

COVID-19 Travel Alert

Updated: 2020-03-15
Global Ban
(Source: The official Saudi Press Agency)
  • Starting March 15, international flights (except in exceptional cases) will be suspended for two weeks.