Requirements for Saudi Employment Visa
- Your original valid signed passport. It must have two blank visa pages facing
each other and more than six months before expiry.
- Non-US citizens must provide a copy of their Alien Registration Card (A.R.C.) or
original U.S. Visa and I-94.
- One completed and signed visa application form.
- One passport-style (2″x2″) photograph taken within the last 6 months, on photo
paper and with a plain white background.
- Proof of non-refundable, roundtrip airline tickets.
- Prepare and send us the following:
A reference note showing the number and date of the residence visa issued by
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or its branches in Jeddah or Dammam;
The original letter from the company in Saudi Arabia sponsoring the applicant,
certified both by a Saudi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and by the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs. This letter MUST indicate the block visa number and date as
well as the position and name of the person requested;
A certified and notarized copy of the applicant´s university degree or diploma,
which MUST be validated by the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission in Washington
DC (telephone 202-337-9450 or 202-298-8849). For training or technical
diplomas, certified and notarized copies MUST additionally be validated by the
U.S. Department of State. Degrees and diplomas need to be notarized by the
Saudi Consulate. Diplomas issued by an institution outside the U.S. should show
the signature and the seal of the issuing country’s Consulate;
A copy of the employment contract signed by both the sponsor and the applicant.
The position mentioned in the contract should match the position mentioned in
the block visa reference, as should the academic degree the applicant holds and
A release letter from the previous employer, if the applicant has worked in the
Kingdom before. This applies only if the last employment in the Kingdom ended
within the last three (3) years;
Three (3) copies of our medical report, along with three (3) passport size color
pictures with a white background. This medical report must be issued by a
licensed physician who must sign each copy and must certify that the applicant is
free of any contagious disease. The license number and address of the physician
should appear on each copy. Medical reports should be used within three (3)
months from the date of issuance. Children under the age of sixteen (16) do not
need a medical report;
A recent police report, with detailed information about applicant’s criminal record,
Saudi Employment Visa – Fees
Regular Processing: $292.50
Rush Processing: $382.50
Shipping Fees (Return of Passport / Visa)
FedEx 3rd Business Day – $15.00
FedEx Letter Next Business Day – $28.00
FedEx Letter Priority Overnight or Saturday Delivery – $45.00
FedEx Letter First Overnight Delivery 8:30 AM Delivery – $70.00