Saudi Arabia to Implement e-Visas for 12 More Countries

The Saudi Arabia general Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has issued a circular to airlines extending the replacement of visa stickers with printed e-visas to visas issued in 12 more countries.

Visa stickers will be gradually replaced by e-visas in the following countries on the following dates:

  • Pakistan, from July 24, 2023
  • Yemen, from July 26, 2023
  • Sudan, from August 2, 2023
  • Uganda, from August 7, 2023
  • Lebanon, from August 9, 2023
  • Nepal, from August 14, 2023
  • Turkey, from August 16, 2023
  • Sri Lanka, from August 21, 2023
  • Kenya, from August 23, 2023
  • Morocco, from August 28, 2023
  • Thailand, from August 30, 2023
  • Vietnam, from September 4, 2023.

Earlier this year, the Saudi authorities implemented printed e-visas for visas issued in Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Jordan, the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates.

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