Travelling To Singapore? Saudi Passport Holders No Longer Need Entry Visas From June!

by Anupriya Mishra
Travelling To Singapore? Saudi Passport Holders No Longer Need Entry Visas From June!

Are you someone who has been making overseas plans for the upcoming summer? Well, if the answer is a yes and this destination also happens to be Singapore, then you’re in for some brilliant news. Folk, soon your Saudi passports will no longer require an entry visa in Singapore. And this development is happening as early as this summer. Keep scrolling for all the important details.

Saudi Passport Holders Exempted From Entry Visa From June 1

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In a round of some fantastic developments, Saudis who hold a passport issued by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will no longer require an entry visa in Singapore. According to a news report by Gulf News, it was stated that the Singapore Embassy in Riyadh made this announcement and that this rule will be applicable from June 1. However, it’s worth noting that those who have already paid their visa processing fee or have received their visas, cannot take a refund. Earlier, it was just the people who held diplomatic passports who were exempted from Singapore visa requirements. So, those who do plan to visit the country before June 1, will have to apply for an entry visa.

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Japan Embassy Allowed People Residing In Saudi Arabia To Apply For Electronic Visa

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This move comes after an announcement by Japan last month, which said that Saudi citizens and foreign residents in Saudi Arabia can obtain an electronic tourist visa for the country. This means they will all be able to apply for a tourist visa online, which allows them to stay up to 90 days in the country. The announcement was made by the Japanese Embassy in Riyadh. Moreover, it’s worth mentioning that the visa fee is applicable on the basis of the nationality of the applicants and they will have to visit the embassy or the Consulate General to pay this fee in cash.

At this point, it should be mentioned that there are several places worth visiting in Singapore. These include some popular landmarks, such as Universal Studios, Gardens By The Bay, SEA Aquarium Singapore, Singapore Flyer, and Marina Bay. So, make plans, book your tickets, and make some new memories while exploring this vibrant country!

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