Educational 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 slip copy.


(All applicants must process their visas through an approved agent listed in your area)
  1. A completed visa application form. Application Forms
  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 letter of sponsorship from the university with the name of the applicant, visa number and date of issue.
  8. Degrees or Diplomas: 2 copies (one set for the consular section, and one for your records) The documents must be certified by a notary and then by the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs Legalization Division in Ottawa.
  9. 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.
  10. Police certificate: original copy for those 16 years of age and over.
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