Travel information

General Saudi Visa Information

A. Saudi eVisa Information:

The Saudi eVisa is an entry authorization document allowing foreign nationals to enter Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi eVisa is a one-year, multiple-entry electronic visa, allowing tourists to spend up to 90 days in the country. The visa is available as eVisa, Visa-on-arrival and consulate Visa.
Currently, the Saudi eVisas can only be issued to travelers from 49 countries. Kindly check if your Passport is covered by the list to confirm eligibility, travelers from ineligible countries are required to get in touch with the local Saudi Embassy.
Once the application has been submitted, the authorities will review it to determine the approval or rejection based on the eligibility criteria and the documents provided by the applicants. If approved, eVisa holders should not overstay the duration mentioned on the visa.

B. eVisa Processing Steps for Eligible Countries:


  • Go to:
  • Create an account
  • Select (“Apply for Individual”)
  • Follow the steps by providing the required info.
  • For the reason of the visit select “Event”.
  • Proceed with the payment in the last step (Visa + Medical Insurance).
  • Visa should be granted in less than 24 hours.
  • Download the visa and medical insurance documents.
C. eVisa Processing Steps for ineligible Countries:
  • Check if your Passport is covered by the list to confirm eligibility.
  • Get in touch with the local Saudi Embassy.
  • Submit Application with related documents.
  • Wait for Approval.

Airport Information

Name of Airport: King Fahd International Airport (DMM)
  • City: Dammam, Eastern Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Airport Website:
  • Methods of leaving the Airport:
  • By Taxi/Car Service
    • King Fahd International Airport offers a variety of Taxi Service/Limousine options, so Guests can choose from the service that suits them:
  • By Car Rental:


Arrival procedures & immigration

Welcome to Dammam and the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia!


Upon arrival to KFIA, international passengers will need to pass through Immigration / Passport Control. Generally, passengers are separated into lines for “first time arrivals” and “arrivals for return visitors with multi-entry visas”. There are also “fast lanes” available for expedited service that may be purchased from Tashrefat or one of its affiliates or resellers.


To ensure a smooth arrival, passengers are kindly asked to bear in mind the following information before landing.
Make sure all your travel documents have been prepared, are in order, and are valid.
Make sure you bring your National Identity Card when traveling on domestic flights within the Kingdom.
All nationalities (except citizens of GCC countries and holders of a Saudi Iqama) require obtaining a visa prior to landing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. However, visitors from a select number of countries may now obtain visas upon arrival. For more information on how to obtain a visa for entry to Saudi Arabia, please visit the visa section of the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs website: