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Saudi Arabia resumes visa on arrival for US, EU visa holders

The kingdom greatly relaxed its visa rules before the pandemic in an effort to boost tourism.
A Saudi Arabian airlines Saudia plane is pictured on the tarmac of the Ataturk Airport on April 4, 2019, in Istanbul.

Saudi Arabia removed another coronavirus-related travel measure today. 

Holders of visas for the United States, the United Kingdom and the Schengen area in Europe can receive a 12-month visa on arrival upon entering the kingdom. The measure applies to travelers flying to Saudi Arabia via one of its national airlines — Saudia, Flynas or Flyadeal — the official Saudi Press Agency reported. This rule had been suspended until today due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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