Saudi Arabia announces brand-new visa for the Esports World Cup

The visa aims to offer a seamless travel experience…

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism just announced a new e-visa for the Esports World Cup in collaboration with the Esports World Cup Foundation. Here’s everything to know about the Esports World Cup visa.

The visa aims to provide an effortless and seamless experience for attendees from all over the world. Ticket holders can now get their visas via the Saudi Visa national platform.


When you apply, you’ll be getting a 90-day single-entry e-visa to attend the largest global competition of its kind, the Esports World Cup. You can get yours here.

The event will feature over 1,500 players from 500 elite international clubs participating in 22 tournaments with substantial financial prizes totalling over USD60 million.

Tickets are now on sale starting at SAR12 and can be purchased here. Competitions are well underway and the Counter-Strike 2 x EWC and League of Legends x EWC competitions have already taken place, and these are a few of the ones remaining:

  • Dota 2 x EWC (starting at SAR20: Wednesday July 10-Sunday July 21
  • Free Fire x x EWC starting at SAR12: Wednesday July 10-Sunday July 14

Esports World Cup, Boulevard Riyadh City, until Aug 25. @ewc_en

More visa news

Saudis can now get a five-year Schengen visa

Travel to Europe has been made so much easier. Saudis can now get a multiple-entry five-year visa into the European Union. The move also applies to other states in the GCC including Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, and of course Saudi Arabia.

Visit: visa.vfsglobal.com or european-union.europa.eu.