For Saudis and Bahrainis.. These are the steps to apply for a visit to Britain after the entry visa exemption decision has been implemented

2022-06-02 2022-06-02T07:17:42Z
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Weather of Arabia - Starting on June 1, 2022, citizens of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain are eligible to obtain an exemption from entry visas to the United Kingdom, and it is possible to apply for a visa online through an easy, fast and inexpensive system.

With the implementation of the decision, the British Foreign Office revealed the steps for obtaining a visa for Saudi and Bahraini citizens. The ministry explained that the steps for applying include the following:

  1. Apply to visit the UK by applying for an e-Visa 48 hours before the visit.
  2. Then pay the service fee of 30 pounds (37 dollars), estimated at about 138 Saudi riyals.
  3. The electronic approval will be obtained within 24 hours, then the electronic exemption form will be printed before travel and kept.

You can apply 3 months before travel or 48 hours before travel via the link , and you will be asked to upload a photo of your passport and enter your ticket number and other personal details.

Features of electronic visa waiver for the United Kingdom

The British Home Office had announced - earlier - that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Kingdom of Bahrain will join the other Gulf Cooperation Council countries regarding the status of electronic visa exemption for the United Kingdom as of June 1, 2022 AD, which will contribute to deepening the partnership and strengthening relations diplomacy and economic prosperity.

The ministry stated that citizens of the Kingdom and Bahrain can apply to travel to the United Kingdom (for tourism, work, study or medical treatment) for a period of up to six months with an electronic visa exemption, as the exemption allows its holder to travel to the United Kingdom without obtaining a visa provided that the exemption application is completed Online for each visit, and a small fee is applied, noting that this service is faster than applying for a visa, as there is no need to provide photo and fingerprint information, attend the visa application center or hand over the passport before travel.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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