Saudi Arabia – Increased Duration of Visa Validity

The Saudi government has revised its immigration system in accordance with Vision 2030.  The validity period of work visit and commercial visit visas have been extended.


NationalityNew Validity PeriodNew Authorized stay upon each entry – for multiple entry visas
European Union &

United Kingdom

United States (no change)1825180
All other Nationalities18030


The previous validity period was 90 days for all nationalities, except the United States, which has remained unchanged.  In addition to the increased duration of validity, as previously reported, there were also increase government fees that took effect October 2, 2016.