Information, Applications and Procedures for:
Saudi Arabia Residence Visas

Saudi Travel Advisories
On February 11, 2014, the United States Department of State issued a Travel Warning for persons considering travel to Saudi Arabia. To read the Travel Warning in entirety, please visit http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/alertswarnings/saudi-arabia-travel-warning.html.

Saudi Arabia Embassy in DC will be closed for Eid holidays Monday July 28 through Friday August 1, 2014. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, August 4, 20.

A valid passport and visa are required to enter Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Americans arriving without valid passports and the appropriate visa may not be permitted to enter and will be subject to a fine and immediate deportation at the traveler's expense.

Immunization Requirements:

Please see the Center for Disease Control for the current immunization requirements for travel abroad. Be sure to click on all countries to which you are traveling to review the immunization requirements for each.

Please follow the instructions below. After you read all the instructions, if you have any questions, call us at 1-800-806-0581 before you start the process.


Items required to secure your visa to Saudi Arabia.

  1. PASSPORT

    Submit your current, valid, signed Passport. It must not be handwritten. It must not expire within 6 months and must have at least 1 blank visa page. If you do not have any blank visa pages in your passport, you must first amend your passport to have pages added. A Briggs will secure your visa using the added pages. If your passport expires within six months, you must renew your passport and then we will secure your visa with the new passport.

  2. VISA APPLICATION

    Submit a completed Saudi Arabia Visa Application form.

    All fields of the application form have to be completely filled out, including Name, Address and Phone number of the inviting company in Saudi Arabia. Missing or incomplete information will cause processing delays.

    Saudi Arabia Visa Application

  3. ENJAZ ONLINE APPLICATION

    An A Briggs Saudi Visa Specialist will complete the Enjaz online application form for you on your behalf. The Enjaz fee is included in the consular fees.

  4. PASSPORT PHOTOGRAPH

    Submit a recent, 2x2 Passport Photograph with the whites of your eyes visible, with a white background and taken by a passport photographer. It must not be a digital or non-passport style photograph.

    Passport Photo Requirements

    We can prepare passport photographs for you at select A Briggs office locations nationwide.

    Passport Photo Locations

    In addition to the first passport photograph, each medical report required must be accompanied by its own passport photograph (for a total of 4 passport photographs for adults over 18 years of age).

  5. PROOF OF RESIDENCY
    [NON-US CITIZENS]

    Submit a photocopy of your US Permanent Resident Card.

  6. INVITER'S IDENTIFICATION

    Submit a photocopy of the Saudi Residence Card of the family member inviting you to Saudi Arabia.

  7. REFERENCE NOTE

    Submit a reference note showing the number and the date of the resident visa from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or its branches in Jeddah or Dammam.

  8. PROOF OF RELATIONSHIP

    Submit proof of kinship with your family member who is living in Saudi Arabia. For spouses, provide a copy of the marriage certificate; for children, provide a copy of the birth certificate.

  9. LETTER OF CONSENT
    [MINORS UNDER 18]

    If you are under 18 years of age, submit a original, notarized Letter of Consent. It must be signed and notarized by both parents. It must indicate who will be traveling with you and that your parents agree to the trip.

  10. MEDICAL REPORT (3)
    [AGE 16 AND UP]

    If you are 16 years old or older, submit three (3) Medical Reports issued and signed by a licensed physician. They must be stamped by the hospital or clinic which provided the report. They must indicate the license number and address of the physician. They must certify that you are free of contagious diseases.

    Saudi Arabia Medical Report

  11. LAB TEST RESULTS

    Submit a lab report showing all tests results for items indicated on the medical report form.

  12. PROCESSING TIME

    The processing time for all visas for Canadian citizens is 2-4 weeks. The processing time for all other citizens is as listed under the Consular Fees requirements and on our order form.

  13. CONSULAR FEES

    Type Citizenship Entry Price Validity Processing Time
    Residence US Single 45.00 3 month(s) 5 Day(s)

    NOTE: Processing times are business days. The first day begins the day after your package is received by A Briggs except in the case of pre-arranged same day service when available. Prices are per applicant. The consular fee includes Enjaz authorization.

  14. A BRIGGS FEES

    The A Briggs fee for Saudi Residence visas is $285.

  15. ONLINE ORDER FORM

    You must complete the Online Order Form.

    The order form gives us your name, address, shipping information and payment method. Multiple applicants can be entered using one order form. Please print two copies of the confirmation page. Include one copy with the documents you ship to us and keep one copy for your records.

    While completing the online order form in this step, you will be asked how you want to pay A Briggs. You may pay our fees online with a credit card or enclose a personal or business check or money order.

  16. SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS

    Shipping Address
    Customer Service
    A Briggs of Washington, D.C.
    4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW
    Suite 250
    Washington, DC 20008
    202-338-0111
    *Shipping address may change based on time and products ordered. Be sure to check the shipping address given at the end of the digital order form process.
    *An additional $20.00 handling fee will be charged for those who choose to provide outbound USPS shipping labels. We highly recommend items be sent via FedEx or UPS due to our experience with delays in shipping and lack of accurate tracking. By using USPS you assume responsibility for all delayed or lost packages.
    Carrier Specific Shipping Notes
    Federal Express

    On the FedEx air bill, check the box in 4a "FedEx Priority Overnight".
    Do NOT ship "First Overnight" unless instructed otherwise by an A Briggs agent; this will delay the delivery of your package.

    UPS

    The UPS Shipping Document must indicate "UPS Next Day Air". Any other type of UPS service is NOT acceptable.

    Note: Additional shipping costs must be charged to a credit card for each package shipped to an international destination and the following locations: Alaska, Hawaii, and all U.S. Territories.

    Saturday Delivery is an additional $16 when available to US destinations.

    Failure to follow these instructions may cause a delay in processing, and could also result in additional charges on your order for shipping, such as: before 8:00am delivery, Saturday Delivery, etc. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us toll free at 1-800-806-0581.