Reviewed August 2023
The government of Saudi Arabia has, in recent years, been working to open up the country to the world and encourage more international visitors. While holders of Qatari passports are not required to obtain a Saudi visa, expat residents may need to obtain a visa before they can enter the Kingdom.
For residents in Qatar looking to apply for a Saudi visa at a Tasheer or Saudi visa center in Qatar, here is everything you need to know.
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Tasheer Saudi visa center in Qatar
Please note that VFS Tasheel services are now operating under the name Tasheer, and can be accessed via the website vc.tasheer.com
The Tasheer Saudi visa center in Qatar handles visa applications for Qatari residents who need to obtain a visa before traveling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The list of available visas includes:
- Saudi tourist visa
- Saudi business visa
- Saudi medical visa
- Saudi family visit visa
- Saudi work visa
- other Saudi visas
To learn more about the types of Saudi visas being offered from Qatar, please visit Tasheer’s official webpage. The Tasheer Saudi visa center processes visas as mandated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Tasheer Saudi visa center address
To apply for a visa, Qatari residents can visit the Tasheer Saudi visa center at the following address:
Tasheer Visa Center, Ezdan Mall
Al Qaabiya Street, first floor, near Gate 1, Doha, Qatar. Google location.
Tasheer Saudi visa center timings
The Tasheer or Saudi visa centre at Edzan Mall in Qatar is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM from Sunday to Thursday.
Please note that the Tasheer visa centre is closed on Friday and Saturday.
Tasheer Saudi visa center holidays
Please note that the Tasheer Saudi visa centre at Edzan Mall in Qatar will not be open during the holidays listed below:
- 14 February 2023 – Public holiday
- 20 April 2023 – Eid Al Fitr
- 21 April 2023 – Eid Al Fitr-I
- 22 April 2023 – Eid Al Fitr-II
- 23 April 2023 – Eid Al Fitr-III
- 8 May 2023 – Kings Coronation
- 27 June 2023 – Arafah Day
- 28 June 2023 – Eid Al Adha
- 29 June 2023 – Eid Al Adha-I
- 30 June 2023 – Eid Al Adha-II
- 19 July 2023 – Islamic New Year
- 27 September 2023 – Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday