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Working visit Saudi Arabia visa
Application Fees – visa fees are determined upon submission as the embassy dictate the fee in combination with mandatory insurance which differs from person to person.
How To Make An Application
What To Include In Your Application
Downloaded from above, printed, completed and signed in Capital Letters with a black pen and sent back to Travcour
It must be valid for at least the next 6 months when you apply for the visa, with at least two blank pages remaining. The passport should be in acceptable condition. If not there is a chance your application would be rejected.
2 x passport ptohots. The photos should be (45mm x 35mm) taken against a white background (the background must be white!). If you cannot get a photo yourself then we can print one for you from a digital copy.
Letter from UK employer explaining your purpose of travel. This letter must follow the attached template exactly
or will be refused. Letters are only accepted from UK registered companies.
Invitation from Saudi host.
Non British passport holders will need to supply evidence of UK residence – bank statement for EU nationals or UK resident card for all other nationals.
Visa Application Form
Download, Print and Fill in the form
The form is in PDF format. When you have downloaded the form, please print it out and fill it in by pen. Kindly ensure all the fields of the visa application form are completely filled before submitting. If a question does not apply, please put ‘N/A’. You must fill in the form with black ink and using BLOCK CAPITALS.
Citizens of all countries require a visa to visit Saudi Arabia except nationals of: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and United Arab Emirates.
All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.
Visitors holding passports containing any Israeli visa or stamp could be refused entry; Israeli & Qatar passport holders are refused admission and transit.
Required by all except those as noted above and those continuing their journey to another country by the same or first connecting aircraft within 18 hours, and holding a confirmed ticket.
Only one landing is permitted in Saudi Arabia. In order to avoid any possible inconvenience it is advisable to obtain a transit visa in advance.
Passengers who have a connection time between 6 & 18 hours may be allowed to leave the airport for hotel accommodation or shopping. If passengers are granted permission to leave the airport, immigration will retain their passports and issue a transit permit which must be submitted to immigration 3 hours prior to departure. One coloured passport photograph is required.
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow fever certificate if arriving from infected areas.
Recommended immunisations: Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Influenza, Malaria, Meningitis, Polio, TB, Tetanus & Typhoid.
Risks: Malaria exists all year in most of the Southern Region (except in the high altitude areas of Asir Province) and in certain rural areas of the Western Region. There is no risk in Mecca or Medina. Rabies.
Dry and arid throughout the year with unreliable rainfall. What little rain there is falls between Nov-Dec & Apr-May. Temperatures from May-Sep are extremely high. Temperatures in winter are warm but inland and in higher areas these can fall low enough for frost and snow to occur. Winter nights in the desert can be cold.
Location of Saudi Arabia: Middle East
Local Time in Saudi Arabia: GMT+3
Capital City of Saudi Arabia: Riyadh
Population of Saudi Arabia: 26 million
Language(s) spoken in Saudi Arabia: Arabic (all correspondence with Government Departments must be in Arabic), English
Dialling Code for Saudi Arabia: 966
Emergency numbers in Saudi Arabia: Police: 999
Driving in Saudi Arabia: Driving is on the right. National licence accompanied by officially sanctioned Arabic translation required. International Driving Permit with translation recommended. Women are not allowed to drive
Electricity in Saudi Arabia: 125/215V AC 50/60Hz
Currency of Saudi Arabia: Saudi Riyal (SAR 1 = 100 Halalas)
Notes: SAR: 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500
Coins: Halalas: 5, 10, 25, 50. Qurush: 1, 2, 5, 10
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Credit cards and travellers cheques are widely accepted
Opening Hours in Saudi Arabia:
Bank: 0830-1200 & 1700-1900 Sat-Wed, 0830-1200 Thur
Office: 0900-1300 & 1630-2000 Sat-Thur (during Ramadan 2000-0100), 0730-1430 Sat-Wed (Government offices)
Shops: 0900-1300 & 1630-2000 Sat-Thur (during Ramadan 2000-0100)
Airports in Saudi Arabia:
Dammam King Fahd International (DMM)
Jeddah King Abdulaziz International (JED)
Riyadh King Khaled International (RUH)