Information for Exhibitors and Visitors

Dialing Code

The international dialing code for Saudi Arabia is +966.


The time zone in Saudi Arabia is GMT + 3 hours.

Please note the following points:

  • Everyone, with the exception of citizens from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the UAE, requires visas.
  • Visas may be obtained through Saudi Arabian embassies. In countries without a Saudi Arabian diplomatic presence, please contact the Organizer.
  • Women are not permitted to display their work in exhibitions, therefore they are unable to apply for an entry visa.


Although vaccines are not required in Saudi Arabia, it is advised that pet show participants be vaccinated against typhoid, cholera, and tetanus.


Credit Cards

In major Saudi Arabia locations, all major credit cards are accepted.


Any bank will exchange foreign currencies for you. The monetary unit in Saudi Arabia is the Saudi Riyal (SR), and the rate is 1 USD = 3.75 SR.

Air Travel

King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh is linked to most major cities of the world by a variety of airlines.


Riyadh is well-endowed with five-star hotels of international quality. However, exhibitors are advised to book ahead of time, directly or via an agency.