Business Visa Application Requirements for a Saudi Arabia Visa

  1. Passport

    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 six months
    • Have at least two consecutive blank visa pages
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way

    If your passport does not meet these requirements, please contact VisaCentral at 877-535-0688 for further details.

  2. Photographs

    You must provide two color, passport-type photographs 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 photos should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive tape or staples

  3. Business Cover Letter

    You are required to provide a Business Cover Letter from your U.S.-based company. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays a U.S. mailing address. Use the included sample Business Cover Letter to complete your letter.

  4. Visa Application Form

    You must provide one fully completed copy of the visa application form found in this 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

  5. Letter of Invitation

    You must provide an official invitation letter issued by the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs. VisaCentral can assist you in obtaining this invitation. You must complete the Business Invitation Request Form found in this kit. 

     

    If your sponsoring organization in Saudi Arabia is obtaining the invitation on your behalf, please verify the following:

    • The invitation must be addressed to the Saudi Arabian consulate in Washington DC. If the city listed is different, your visa must be processed in that city and the requirements may vary. In this instance, VisaCentral can assist you, but you must contact us for further instructions.
    • The invitation must be signed and stamped by the Saudi Arabian Foreign Ministry or your sponsoring organization.

  6. Certificate of Business Registration

    You must provide a copy of the business registration of the Saudi company inviting or sponsoring your trip.  The copy must have a stamp of approval issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  7. VisaCentral Order Form

    Provide the VisaCentral Order Form included in this kit.

  8. Enjaz Registration

    An online registration with the Saudi Arabian consulate, an Enjaz, must be completed in addition to your visa application form. VisaCentral 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.

    You must sign and date the Enjaz Registration Release Form found in this kit. The Enjaz Registration Release Form mentions an iris scan and fingerprint submission process. These will be taken upon entry into Saudi Arabia. You are not required to provide them as part of your visa application.

  9. Notice on Saudi Laws and Regulations

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

  10. Business Contract

    Note that the embassy may request a copy of the business contract signed by both the Saudi company/inviter and the U.S. company (applicant's employer).

  11. Urgent Applications

    If you have an urgent visa application that carries a tight deadline, VisaCentral can help you to save valuable time and avoid expensive delays. A VisaCentral expert will review all of your documents to certify your application is accurate, complete and ready for submission. We will contact you personally to quickly handle any mistakes ensuring your application is submitted correctly. Visit https://visacentral.com/visa-pre-check-service to learn more about this service.

Tourist Application Requirements for a Saudi Arabia Visa

  1. Special Instructions

    Tourist travel is STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Visas are only issued for sponsored business travel, religious purposes (ie: Umra/Haaj), and family visits.

View A Saudi Arabia Visa

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