Information, Applications and Procedures for:
Saudi Arabia Residence Visas


Saudia Arabia Travel Advisories

On December 23, 2010, The United States Department of State issued a Travel Warning for persons considering travel to Saudi Arabia. There is no posted expiration date for this Travel Warning. To read the Travel Warning in entirety, please go to http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_932.html.

Effective: Until Further Notice

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.

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PASSPORT

Submit your current, valid, signed Passport. It must not be handwritten. It must not expire within 6 months and must have at least 2 side-by-side blank visa pages. If you do not have the proper 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.

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VISA APPLICATION

Submit a completed, signed Saudi Arabia Visa Application form. It must be signed with blue ink and.

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).

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PROOF OF RESIDENCY
[NON-US CITIZENS]

If you are not a US citizen, submit a photocopy of your proof of your legal long-term US residency (i.e. US Permanent Resident Card or US visa).

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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.

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NOTICE OF LAW AND REGULATION

Submit a signed Notice of Law and Regulation. It must be signed with blue ink and.

Saudi Arabia Laws and Regulations

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PROOF OF RELATIONSHIP

If traveling with a family member, submit proof of kinship. For spouses, submit a copy of the marriage certificate; for children, submit a copy of the birth certificate.

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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.

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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 indicate the license number and address of the physician. They must certify that you are free of contagious diseases.

Saudi Arabia Medical Report

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RECENT PHYSICAL

Submit the results of a recent physical exam, including full lab test results.

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PROCESSING TIME

The processing time for all visas for Canadian citizens is 6-8 weeks. The processing time for all other citizens is as listed under the Consular Fees requirements and on our order form.

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CONSULAR FEES
Type Citizenship Entry Price Validity Processing Time
Residence US Single 45.00 3 months 7-10 days
Residence Non-US Single 45.00 3 months 7-10 days

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.

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A BRIGGS FEES

The A Briggs fee for Saudi Residence visas is $235.

Prices are per applicant.

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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.

Click here to fill out the online order form.

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SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS

Shipping Address

Processing Department
A Briggs Passport & Visa Expeditors
1921 Sunderland PL NW
Washington, DC 20036
1-800-806-0581

Carrier Specific Shipping Notes

Federal Express

FedEx

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

United Parcel Service

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 $14 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.

Pricing
11-14 Day*
$95.00
8-10 Day*
$145.00
4-7 Day*
$195.00
1-3 Day*
$275.00
* Business Days
Saudi Employment
$235.00
Saudi Non-Rush
$135.00
Saudi Residence
$235.00
Saudi Rush
$175.00

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