Yes - A visa is required for travel to Saudi Arabia

Friday, September 25, 2020

Washington, DC: A valid passport and a Personal Visit visa are required.

Send these documents to Travisa


Passport Requirements:

Washington, DC:

You must provide your actual signed passport, including one copy of the personal information page of your passport. Your passport must:

  • Be valid for the next 12 months
  • Have at least two consecutive blank visa pages
  • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way


Saudi Arabia Visa Application Form:

Washington, DC:

You must provide one fully completed copy of the visa application form found in the application kit. The application form must:

  • Include answers for all fields
  • Display your full name as it appears in your passport
  • Be signed
  • Include your mobile phone number
  • Include your email address


Photo Requirements:

Washington, DC:

You must provide one color, passport-type photograph that meets the following criteria:

  • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
  • Be taken against an all white background
  • Be two inches by two inches
  • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
  • You may wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
  • Your photo should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive tape or staples

OR - you can upload a photo when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.


Enjaz Registration:

Washington, DC:

An online registration with the Saudi Arabian consulate, an Enjaz, must be completed in addition to your visa application form. We will complete this registration on your behalf once we receive your application form and supporting documents; we cannot use an Enjaz provided by applicants. A $65.00 service fee and an additional business processing day apply.


Official Invitation:

Washington, DC:

An invitation issued by the Foreign Ministry in Saudi Arabia is required. The residence permit holder who you are joining in Saudi Arabia is responsible for obtaining the invitation. The letter must:

  • Include the full local Saudi address and phone number of the individual holding the residence permit
  • Request a visa with the same validity and number of entries as in your visa application form
  • Be addressed to the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington DC


Applicants Under the Age of 18:

Washington, DC:

Minors traveling alone or with one parent must submit a notarized letter of authorization, in either English or Arabic, signed by both parents or legal guardians.


Residency Status:

Washington, DC:

Proof of Valid Residency Permit (Dependents Only): Dependents applying for a visa must provide a photocopy of the valid Saudi residency card (Iqama card) of the primary permit holder. You must also include a photocopy of primary permit holder's passport information page and a photocopy of that individual's work permit.


Other Requirements:

Washington, DC:

Host's or Inviter's ID: You must provide a copy of the inviter's government-issued ID.

Notice on Saudi Laws and Regulations: You must provide one fully completed Notice on Saudi Laws and Regulations Form found in the kit.

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.

Click here for Saudi Arabia Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

How to Apply for a Visa to Saudi Arabia

  • Review the requirements to apply for your visa
  • Gather your documents and complete the forms
  • Ship your documents to our office

Where to Apply for Your Saudi Arabian Visa

Travisa - Houston
2 Greenway Plaza Suite 200
Houston, TX 77046
Tel: 877-876-3266

Travisa - Los Angeles
5757 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 570
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Tel: 877-876-3266

Travisa - New York
60 E. 42nd Street, Suite 106-107 Lobby
New York, NY 10165
Tel: 877-876-3266

Travisa - Washington, DC
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: 877-876-3266