Visitors from the 49 eligible countries can apply for a visa through the quick and easy-to-use eVisa platform before traveling. A tourist visa is acceptable to attend the conference.
Visitors from countries not eligible for the eVisa must apply for a consulate visa in their home country. Time taken to issue a visa is 1-2 business days in most cases. The KAPSARC team will support those who need assistance – fill out the form below for help.
Holders of U.S., U.K., or Schengen business or tourist visas can apply for the visa upon arrival in Saudi Arabia, or opt for the eVisa if preferred.
eVisa costs SAR 535, to include a fee for full health insurance during your stay in the Kingdom. Visa on arrival costs SAR 480.
Visa fees are non-refundable.
The multiple-entry tourist visa is valid for one year. The single-entry tourist visa is valid for three months.
For further assistance with visas, please contact KAPSARC via this form
Travel to the Kingdom
With four international airports, getting to Saudi Arabia couldn’t be easier. Saudi Arabia also operates 15 domestic airports.
Riyadh has no shortage of hotels to choose from. Many offer spectacular views across the city. KAPSARC is conveniently located close to the airport. Below you can find a list of hotels near KAPSARC’s campus, where the conference will take place.
|Hotel Name||Contact Number||Location on Map|
|Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences||011 234 6666||view map|
|Hilton Garden Inn FD||011 505 1010||view map|
|DoubleTree by Hilton Riyadh Financial District Hotel & Suites||011 505 1020||view map|
|Madareem Crown Hotel||011 275 8888||view map|
|JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh||011 511 7777||view map|
Staying in Riyadh
Saudi Arabia’s capital city is a modern metropolis with centuries-old history.
Saudi Culture, Climate and Currency
February weather in Riyadh tends to be very pleasant, with warmer days and cooler nights. Explore more here
Saudi Arabia has recently updated its dress code for males and females. Women are not required to wear an abaya while visiting the Kingdom. Find more information on dress code guidelines here.