As the arrival of a much-awaited visit from the highest raked Saudi Arabian Prince is about to happen, news has started to circulate that Saudi Arabia has decreased the Visa fees for Pakistani by a large amount, almost 85%.
According to the news, the Embassy of Saudi Arabia has issued a press release in which the decreased value is defined. The Visa fee was increased by the Kingdom in the wake of the decrease in the oil revenue. The rise was done by almost seven times.
Now the news has it that the decreased has been made and it is quite huge. According to the press release, the Visa fee for a single visit is now SAR 338. Earlier it was SAR 2000. It means that the reduction is about $533 to $90 in dollar terms.
Some way, for the multiple Visa fee which were SAR 3000 has now been reduced to SAR 675. This means that when we talk in the dollar, the reduction comes at $800 to $ 180.
Also, it has been made clear by the embassy that these new change in the fee structure will be applied from February 15.
It should be noted here that Pakistan has already reduced its Visa fees for Saudi Nationals, and it has been in action since December 2018.