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Saudi Visa Services

If you need to apply for a Saudi Visa, we can help you!


For US citizens a passport valid for at least six months and a visa are required for entry. There have been reports by U.S. citizens that they were refused a Saudi visa because their passports reflected travel to Israel or indicated that they were born in Israel.

ItsEasy maintains the visa requirements to all countries, including saudi arabia. Use the widget above to see your particular requirements for visiting saudi arabia based upon your citizenship and state of residence in the USA.

Sample Requirements For Saudi Arabia

Below is a sample set of requirements for visiting Saudi Arabia using a Business Visa Visa. These requirements are only a SAMPLE. To get the EXACT requirements for you to visit Saudi Arabia, please go to our TripBuilder page and enter in your specific information that is your exact situation.

Saudi Arabia Business Visa Requirements

Special Information About Saudi Arabia Embassy/Consulate

Note regarding out of jurisdiction visa invitations for Saudi Arabia:

Please note that an additional $300 processing fee will be charged for any Saudi visas submitted "out of jurisdiction". Your application will be considered "out of jurisdiction" if you live outside the jurisdictional service areas of either the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, D.C., or the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in New York City.

1.1  Invitation Notice

Applicant must submit a confirmed invitation request processed by the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs (applicants host will arrange this and provide confirmation letter) or an original letter of invitation from a Government company in Saudi Arabia (such as Saudi Aramco). It is common for host to indicate that due to their influence or relation to the Royal Family that this requirement does not need to be fulfilled, however under no circumstances will the Embassy or consulate office in the US issue a visa without it.

The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs issues government pre-approved invitation notices that begin with either “700” or “8700”. Such invitations can be directed to either NY or DC for processing. You can find the invitation number at the top left corner above the barcode.

Please Note: Saudi invitations dictate which embassy or consulate the application MUST be submitted at, regardless of the applicant's residency. ItsEasy will only accept invitations addressed to either New York or Washington, D.C. Invitations addressed to any other consular missions will not be accepted and will need to be replaced. In order to ensure the right information is displayed, please see the link below which will describe how Saudi Arabian invitations can be read to identify where the application must be submitted.

1.2  Passport

Applicant must submit their current, signed passport. Visas are stamped into a passport, therefore the original passport is required.

Passports MUST be signed, and MUST contain two back-to-back blank visa pages (amendment pages are not considered visa pages) to be accepted by the Consulate of Saudi Arabia.

1.3  Photo Requirement

Applicant must submit two (2) identical, color, passport style photographs. The photos must be recent and generally should not be the same used for the passport itself.

1.4  Proof of Travel

Applicant must submit a computer-generated itinerary from a travel agency or online booking tool (such as an e-confirmation or online booking) showing departure from the US and arrival/departure for the destination.

Note, if traveling via private charter the charters manifest should suffice.

1.5  Declaration Form

Applicant must submit a signed Declaration Form.

1.6  Business Cover Letter

Applicant must submit a Business Cover Letter (BCL) from a U.S. company. The BCL must be an original, signed document on company letterhead indicating the date, duration and purpose of travel, list a contact and address at the host company, and observe moral and financial responsibility for the applicant.


Please review the example below.

1.7  Saudi Business Registration Form

Applicant must submit a copy of the inviting companies Saudi Arabia Ministry of Commerce and Industry company registration from.

1.8  Declaration for Muslim Applicants

Saudi Arabia requires that members of the Muslim faith declare that they will not use a business visa for the purposes traveling for Hajj or Umrah.

1.9  Proof of Meningitis Vaccination

If the applicant is visiting Mecca, Medina, or Jeddah or the applicant's sponsor is based out of Mecca, Medina, or Jeddah, proof of a meningitis vaccination will be required. Vaccination exemptions will not be accepted by the consulate. Photo copies of the proof of vaccination are acceptable.

1.10  Visa Application

Applicant must submit one completed visa application. Applications should be printed single-sided and signed in blue or black ink only.

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