Added 8 countries
Saudi Arabia has expanded the list of countries whose citizens can obtain an electronic tourist visa. Added to the list:
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Russia has been on this list for a long time.
E-visa, namely, it is discussed above, is issued prior to arrival in the country on the visa.visitsaudi.com portal, it is valid for a year, gives the right to multiple entry and allows you to stay in the country for up to 90 days. You can also get a VOA (Visa On Arrival) on arrival (90/360 multi visa) or, if necessary, a transit visa.
In June of this year, another one was announced instant e-visa type.
Foreigners arriving in and departing from Saudi Arabia on Saudia can arrange transit for 96 hours at the same time as purchasing a ticket from the carrier. This is done during the flight booking process on saudia.com.