Business Visa Application Requirements for a Saudi Arabia Visa
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 A Briggs at 800-806-0581 for further details.
You must provide photographs. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow http://abriggs.com/photo-service to upload your photo.
Alternatively, you may provide two color, passport-type photographs that meets the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against an all-white background and printed on high-quality photo paper; be identical; 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 not wear eyeglasses or headwear except for religious purposes. Your photo should not be affixed to your application and the photograph may not display evidence of adhesive tape or staples.
Business Introduction Letter
A letter of introduction from your US-based company is required. Your completed introduction letter must:
Be printed on your company’s official letterhead
Display your full name, nationality, and job title
Display your company’s US address
Specify the exact purpose of your trip
Specify the number of entries requested and the length of each stay
Include your specific entry and exit dates
Include the validity of your requested visa
Be signed by a member of management
Included in this kit is a sample Business Introduction Letter for your reference. Please use the exact language found in the sample when completing your own business introduction letter and include any special requirements listed above.
Visa Application Form
You must provide one 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
You must provide an official invitation letter issued by the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A Briggs 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, A Briggs 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.
A Briggs Order Form
Provide the A Briggs Order Form included in this kit.
An online registration with the Saudi Arabian consulate, an Enjaz, must be completed in addition to your visa application form. A Briggs 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 $50.00 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.
Notice on Saudi Laws and Regulations
You must provide one fully completed Notice on Saudi Laws and Regulations Form found in this kit.
All female visa applicants traveling to Saudi Arabia without a male relative, i.e. husband, brother, father, must submit a special Ministry of Foreign Affairs approval obtained by their contact in Saudi Arabia. In some cases, the consulate may request additional documentation in order to process your visa application.
Document Preparation Service
The Consulate of Saudi Arabia requires a visa application be completed according to strict guidelines. Make sure your documentation is accurately prepared. Simply provide answers to all of the fields in the optional Document Preparation Service form and a senior A Briggs Specialist will work with you to ensure the required documents are prepared quickly according to government and consular requirements. Once your application is complete, we will return it to you via a secure and encrypted email keeping your personal information safe.
Tourist Application Requirements for a Saudi Arabia Visa
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
Want to see what a visa to Saudi Arabia looks like? You can view a sample visa for Saudia Arabia and see what information it contains.