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Saudi Visa UK

Saudi Arabia Visa Typesicon

Saudi Arabia Visa Services is a professional London based visa agency that specialises in the issuance of:

  • Saudi Arabia family visit visa
  • Saudi Arabia business visa
  • Saudi Arabia visitor visa
  • Saudi Arabia work visa

Depending on the purpose of your trip, your contacts in Saudi and how long you will be there for, you must ensure you apply for the correct type of Saudi visa.

Below are tables for the main types of different Saudi visas available with information about who the visa is for, the process time and requirements, and important additional information.

If you are visiting this page and not a resident of the United Kingdom or EU, or a part of the 49 countries approved for an online visa (please see below), then please see our worldwide embassies directory list to contact your local Saudi Arabian embassy

Visa Types

Information

If you are planning to visit your family or relatives in Saudi Arabia, The most important document that you will need is a MOFA - Ministry of Foreign Affairs Government Invitation. This can take anywhere from 3 to 5 days. Once this invite has been authorised, then it is faxed to you and Saudi embassy in London.

This Saudi visa will allow you to make short terms visits for business meetings, discussions and training events. You are able to obtain either a 3 month single entry Saudi visa or a 6 month multiple entry Saudi visa. You are entitled to up to a maximum of a 30 day stay during each visit. The Saudi visa government will dictate whether a single or multi entry visa for Saudi is issued.

This visa allows you to reside and work full time in Saudi. You will be required to provide the contract of employment, invites and other sites such as a medical report and attestation certificate of qualifications. Please visit our Saudi work visa page

If you are planning to visit relatives or friends in Saudi you will be required to provide a Saudi visitor invite. This is relatively straightforward.

Saudi Arabia Family Visit Visa

Who is this visa for: If you are planning to visit your family or relatives in Saudi Arabia
Processing time 3 working days
Requirements Saudi Arabia Visa Application Form
Invitation Letter from the MOFA - Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Passport
Passport size photograph
The most important document that you will need is a MOFA - Ministry of Foreign Affairs Government Letter of Invitation. This can take anywhere from 3 to 5 days to obtain. Once this invite has been authorised, then it is faxed to you and Saudi embassy in London.This visa type is also known as the Saudi Arabia visitor visa.

Saudi Arabia Business Visa

Who is this visa for: Business people looking to attend business meetings, discussions, training events and so forth.
Processing time 3 working days
Requirements Employer Support Letter
Saudi Arabia Visa Application Form
Invitation Letter from the MOFA Chamber of Commerce
Passport
Passport size photograph
This Saudi visa will allow you to make short terms visits for business meetings, discussions and training events. You are able to obtain either a 3 month single entry Saudi visa or a 6 month multiple entry Saudi visa. You are entitled to up to a maximum of a 30, 60 or 90 day stay during each visit. The Saudi visa government will dictate whether a single or multi entry visa for Saudi is issued.

Saudi Arabia Work Visa

Who is this visa for: Applicants that have been officially offered employment with a firm job in Saudi Arabia by a locally registered company
Processing time 3 weeks - 2 months approx
Requirements Educational certificates (to be apostilled and legalised by the embassy and Saudi cultural bureau)
Saudi Arabia Visa Application Form
Visa Block Number
Employment contract approved by the MOFA
Passport
Passport size photograph
Completed medical report (to be apostilled and legalised)
ACRO police check (to be apostilled and legalised)
This visa allows you to reside and work full time in Saudi Arabia. You will be required to provide the contract of employment, invites and other sites such as a Saudi visa medical report and attestation certificate of qualifications which are Saudi embassy legalised and attested by the Saudi Arabia Cultural Bureau in London. Please visit our Saudi work visa page for more details.

Saudi Arabia Tourist Visa

Who is this visa for: This is available for applicants that reside in the UK, but do not have a British Passport, and are not a part of the 49 countries approved to apply for an online visa. The applicant must have a relevant UK visa allowing for either residence or work.
Processing time 2 Working Days
Requirements Saudi Visa Application Form
Passport
Passport size photograph
Proof of UK residence in way of a UK visa
Flight details (advised changeable/refundable)
Travel itinerary
Contact details of a person being visited in the Kingdom.
Letter of employment from your UK employer confirming how long you have worked there. Please see the application pack for template as required by the Saudi Arabian embassy in London.
This visa allows you to visit Saudi Arabia as a tourist, the visa must be submitted to the embassy along with all other documents and passport.

Saudi Arabia Online Visa

Who is this visa for: Applicants of the 49 approved countries who are allowed to apply for an online tourist visa for Saudi Arabia in order to visit for events/leisure/religious pilgrimage/visiting family or friends.
Processing time 2 days
Requirements Digital Photograph against a white background/no shadow
Passport details
Travel details
Information of booked accommodation or details of persons visa applicant is visiting in Saudi Arabia
Please note that this visa must not be used in the event that the applicant is intending to go for business meetings or commercial activities. There are different restrictions, visa durations, lengths, and permissions allowed.
Note that this visa will be emailed to you, and you can complete this online via our website Saudi online application form. You can also see the list of the 49 countries on our page. Please note that the applicant will also be issued with medical insurance which will be chargeable accordingly.

Saudi Arabia Umrah Visa

Who is this visa for: Travellers looking to traveller for Hajj or Umrah
Processing time 2 working days
Requirements Please note that the previous Umrah visa and Hajj visa has now been replaced with the Saudi online visa. Please see the online visa or tourist visa to get the appropriate visa for a religious traveller.
Please ensure you have your travel booked early in advance.

Other common visa types:

The above visa types are the most popular types of visas that are issued. The list below are other types of visas that are issued from the Saudi Arabian embassy in London. If you require information on these, please contact one of our team members who will assist accordingly.

● Saudi Arabian Transit Visa
● Saudi Residence Visa
● Saudi Seaman Visa
● Saudi Diplomatic visa
● Extension of Saudi visa
● Official Travel

Common Job Titles for Saudi Arabia Visa Types

Please note that KSA visas are issued to travellers with different visa requirements and also job titles, and invited over by different departments. Please see a summary of this information below:

Saudi Arabian Business Visa

Common Purposes of trip:
General meetings, discussions, conference, discussing projects, meeting a client, opening a new branch - office jobs not related to any manual work

Common Job Titles:
Director (sales, product, technical, general), CEO, Consultant, Advisor, Manager (product, project, sales, office), HR, Administration Officer, Representative, Partner, Company Owner

Saudi Arabian Government Visa

Common Purposes of trip
This is is most common for those taking part in a conference (i.e Cancer Research conference), public event (panel talks, lectures, concert, charity event, sport event, Olympics OR the applicant is invited by a governmental body in Saudi Arabia i.e. Ministry of Defence, Royal Bank of Saudi, University or College, Association of Lawyers, Court of Justice, Hospital, Charity, Human Rights Organisation, Environmental Organisation, religious organisation etc.

Common Job Titles:
Professor, Dean, Master of Science, Lecturer, Scientist, Activist, Researcher, Medical Doctor, Veterinary, Nurse, Pilot, Border Control Officer, Military, Soldier, Flight Control Officer, Cabin Crew

Saudi Arabian Family Visit Visa Visa

Common Purpose:
To visit a family member that lives or currently works in Saudi Arabia (applicant and sponsor in Saudi MUST be related. Friends, partners without a marriage certificate and colleagues are not acceptable)

Common Relation:
Son, Daughter, Wife of the Son, Husband of the Daughter, Father, Mother, Cousin, Grandson, Wife, Husband, Stepfather, Stepmother, Sister, Brother, Husband of the Sister, Sister of the Wife etc.

Common Purpose: Doesn't have to be specified and usually is not. It is a special type of visa for people who know members of Saudi Royal Family or other important people in KSA.

Saudi Arabian Personal Visa
Previous sponsors on LOI included King of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Prince or Princess, Minister, Politician and Immam

Contact Us

The above mentions the main type of Saudi arabia visas that are applied for. If you require further information on which type of Saudi visa is correct for you, then please contact us or email us between 9 - 5pm Monday-Friday.

Please note that we are not the embassy or an official government website, however a Saudi visa agency that acts as an agency ensuring that all "enumbers" and "ewallet" payments are made to the Saudi embassy, and full submission and processing is done on your behalf. If you wish to apply directly to the Saudi embassy, please visit there official website.

The above mentions the main type of Saudi visas that are applied for. If you require further information on which type of Saudi visa is correct for you, then please contact us or email us between 9 - 5pm Monday-Friday in a week.

Please note that we are not the embassy or an official government website, however a Saudi visa agency that acts as an agency ensuring that all "enumbers" and "ewallet" payments are made to the Saudi embassy, and full submission and processing is done on your behalf. If you wish to apply directly to the Saudi embassy, please visit there official website.

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