Resident Visas with an Authorization

The sponsor in Saudi Arabia must apply for a visa authorization through the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Once the request is granted, the Ministry of foreign Affairs will send the authorization directly to the Consulate. Your sponsor must provide you with the authorization copy.

REQUIREMENTS:​

 
(All applicants must process their visas through an approved agent listed in your area)
  1. A completed visa application form.
  2. Original and one copy of a passport valid for at least six months from the travel date, the passport must have two side by side empty pages.
  3. Two recent  photographs (4 cm x 6 cm) with the name written on the back, staple one to application and the other to the medical report
  4. For visa fees check table
  5. Non-Canadian applicants must submit a valid permanent residency card, (Send only copy of front and back of the PR card.
  6. A copy of confirmed reservation into the Kingdom
  7. A copy of the visa authorization slip (attach directly after application form) with a copy of Residency permit of the sponsor (IQAMA)
  8. Proof of relationship to the sponsor (notarized Copy of a marriage certificate for a wife, notarized copy of a birth certificate for a child indicating name of parents ).
  9. A notarized letter of permission from the absent parent is required if one parent is travelling alone with minor children. If the sponsor is either the mother or the father of the minor children the notarized letter is not required.
  10. Medical report: Original copy stamped by the college of physicians. Attach to the medical report  a copy of all medical test results arranged in the following order HEP B/HEPC/ VDRL/HIV etc… for those 16 years of age and over.
  11. Police certificate: for those 16 years of age and over. Please provide original copy.
 
Additional documents may be requested if needed
Please make sure to complete all requirements and make sure to attach the requirements to the application form