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(A) Working visit visa with letter of invitation

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Please note that before you apply for a visa at the Saudi Embassy in Ottawa, you need an approved electronic invitation letter. The sponsor in Saudi Arabia must apply for an electronic letter and provide you with a copy.

REQUIREMENTS

(All applicants must process their visa 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. One recent  photograph (4 cm x 6 cm) with the name written on the back
  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. Copy of confirmed reservation into and out of the Kingdom
  7. Copy of the approved electronic letter, with copy of Saudi company registration
  8. Service agreement between the Saudi Company and the different individuals involved
  9. A copy of the degree or diploma pertaining to the task to be performed
  10.  A letter of experience for a minimum of two years pertaining to the task required
 
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
  • Visitors to the Kingdom must abide by the country's Islamic laws and regulations and respect its society’s values and traditions.
  • The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's laws against drug trafficking are strictly enforced. Violators are subject to severe punishment, which may include the death penalty.
 
 

(B) Working visit visa 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 visa 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. One recent  photograph (4 cm x 6 cm) with the name written on the back
  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 the authorization slip
  7. Copy of confirmed reservation into and out of the Kingdom
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
If you’re going to Saudi to perform a specific contractual task
  • Service agreement between the Saudi Company and the different individuals involved
  • A copy of the degree or diploma pertaining to the task to be performed
  • A letter of experience for a minimum of two years pertaining to the task required
 
 
Additional documents may be requested if needed
Please make sure to complete all requirementsand make sure to attach the requirements to the application form.​
  • Visitors to the Kingdom must abide by the country's Islamic laws and regulations and respect its society’s values and traditions.
  • The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's laws against drug trafficking are strictly enforced. Violators are subject to severe punishment, which may include the death penalty.