A valid passport and business visa are required for travel to Saudi Arabia.
Send these documents to Travisa
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Saudi Arabia, with at least two adjacent, blank passport pages available for Saudi visa stamp and Saudi entry stamps. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for a Saudi Arabia visa.Houston: One photocopy of the passport information page is required.Washington, DC: If applying for this visa with a passport issued after January 1st, 2012, the Embassy of Saudi Arabia requires a letter from the applicant stating whether the traveler had a Saudi Arabian visa in their previous passport. If so, provide the dates of validity and number of entries for the most recent Saudi Arabian visa held and state whether that visa has been used for entry to Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabian Visa Application Form:
One original, typed Saudi Arabia visa application form. The Consulate of Saudi Arabia requires a visa application be completed according to strict guidelines. Make sure your documentation is accurately prepared by making use of Document Preparation Service. After placing your order, you will receive an Application Kit which includes an optional form where you can provide simple answers. If you choose this service a Specialist will work with you to ensure the required documents are prepared according to government and consular requirements. Once your application form is complete, we will return it to you via a secure and encrypted email for your signature, keeping your personal information safe.
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/white background.
OR - you can upload a passport photo when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
Letter of Authorization:
Houston: Signed Letter of Authorization.
New York: Signed Good Conduct Form.
An online registration with the Saudi Arabian government must be completed in addition to your visa application form. Travisa will complete this registration on your behalf once we receive your application form and supporting documents; we cannot file applications with Enjaz Registration provided by applicants. This requires an additional service fee and one business day for processing. Please sign and date the Enjaz Registration Release Form, which will be sent to you with your Visa Application Kit once you submit your order. The Enjaz Registration Release Form mentions an iris scan and fingerprint submission process; this is handled upon entry into Saudi Arabia and are not part of your visa application.
Official Invitation from Saudi Arabia:
Document certified by both the Saudi Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The invitation should include inviting company's location and type of business. In addition, it must clearly state the applicant's name, nationality, position, length of visa, purpose of travel, and number of entries requested. The registration number of the host company will be printed on the invitation. No Chamber of Commerce certification is needed for invitations issued by a government company such as Saudi Aramco, SABIC, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Ma'aden, or the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority. Travisa is able to obtain an official business or commercial invitation for you. To request this service, simply complete the form included with your Visa Application Kit sent to you after you place your order.
Certificate of Incorporation:
New York: Certificate of Incorporation from the inviting host company in Saudi Arabia.
Business Cover Letter:
Houston: Letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, and a copy of the US company's business license. The letter must introduce the applicant, indicate the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly state the purpose of visit to Saudi Arabia. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in Saudi Arabia. Los Angeles: Letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, and a copy of the US company's business license. The letter must instroduce the applicant, indicate the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and explain the purpose of visit to Saudi Arabia. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and provide contact information in Saudi Arabia. This letter must also provide a clear and detailed description of the nature of business this company conducts.New York: Notarized letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit to Saudi Arabia. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in Saudi Arabia. Washington, DC: Letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit to Saudi Arabia. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in Saudi Arabia.
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from an airline or travel agency.
Approval for this visa will be processed directly from the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs to a particular Consulate in the United States. The visa application must be processed in the location where the approval is registered.Note: All required Saudi documents the traveler’s name appears on, MUST match the passport exactly.
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
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Saudi Arabia Visa Validity:
Saudi visa validity is dependent on the the letter of invitation from Saudi Arabia provided with the visa application and is at the discretion of the Saudi Arabian Consulate.
Saudi Arabian Visa Processing Time:
A Saudi visa is usually processed in 4 to 7 business days after all materials, including signed enjaz forms, have been received by our company.
Register your trip with the US Embassy in Saudi Arabia:
The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. Registration notifies the US Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. Feel more secure about your international travels by having Travisa register your trip with the US Department of State; simply complete the form on your visa application kit after placing your order.
Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.
Saudi Arabia does not currently issue a visa for tourist travel.
New York: Three copies of the applicant's medical report are required. The medical report must be issued by a licensed physician who must sign each copy and must certify that the applicant is free of any contagious disease, including tests for Hep A, B, and C. The license number and address of the physician should appear on each copy. Medical reports should be used within three months from the date of issuance. Children under the age of sixteen do not need a medical report.
Saudi Arabia does not currently issue a visa for tourist travel. To visit family in Saudi Arabia, please see Family Visit visa instructions.
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