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Visa Requirements for UK Passport Holders – Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

British nationals require a passport which is valid for 6 months beyond the intended travel, as well as a visa in order to enter Saudi Arabia.

It is required for all women visitors and residents to be met by their sponsor upon arrival.

General Requirements – Tourist Visa:

  • Passport with at least two (2) clear visa pages adjacent to each other
  • One (1) recent passport picture
  • One (1) completed application form
  • Return ticket
  • Fee payments

Note: Only approved tour groups following organized itineraries are issued visas.

General Requirements – Business Visa:

  • Passport with at least two (2) clear visa pages adjacent to each other
  • Two (2) recent passport pictures
  • One (1) completed application form
  • Business Letter stating purpose of travel and nature of business
  • Original Letter of Invitation by sponsor bearing the seals of the company and the Chamber of Commerce
  • Travel Documentation including a copy of travel plane ticket or itinerary
  • One (1) complete order form
  • Fee payments

Visa Fees:

Family Visit £39
Business and Work £10 if paying at Embassy or SR1000 to be paid by employer in Saudi Arabia
Multiple entries: £96
Residency: £10
Transit: £10
Pilgrim (Ummra) Visa: no charge (2 months)

Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia

30 Charles Street
United Kingdom
Telephone: (020) 7917-3000
Fax: (020) 7917-3255

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