This is a very good news for GCC residents. You can now apply online for an e visa online to Saudi Arabia. You can now apply online for an e-Visa from the Ministry of Tourism of Saudi Arabia. This will allow GCC expatriates the ability to obtain a Saudi Visit Visa quickly and easily. To be eligible for a Saudi tourist visa, they must have at least three months validity on their residence permit.
Only visas will be granted to those who are qualified in the occupations listed on the website. Only the closest relatives and household servants may be allowed to accompany you. In the next few days, the Ministry will make the website and other information available online.
It was also stated that visitors arriving on tourist visas would not be permitted to perform Umrah or Hajj. Holders of US, UK and Schengen visas can also apply for a Saudi Arabia tourism visa. According to the ministry, the new measures were taken in compliance with the amendment to the country’s tourism law.