1. A passport valid for at least six (6) months.
  2. One (1) recent passport size color photograph with a white background. Photograph(s) must be full-face shots in which the applicant is facing the camera directly.  Side or angled-views are NOT accepted. Guidelines for accepted photograph for Visa.
  3. A completed application form filled-out with a black ink pen or printed. Application forms can be downloaded here. Please include your email address on the application.
  4. A reference note showing the number and date of the visa issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or its branches in Jeddah or Dammam.
  5. For non-U.S. citizens, a copy of the green card or a document confirming legal residence in the U.S.
  6. Minors (under 18 years of age) travelling alone or with one parent must submit a notrized letter of authorization, in either in Arabic or English, signed by both parents or legal guardians.
  7. Log on to Click on "Apply for a visa to enter the Kingdom by Individuals" and complete the online request for a Government visit visa. It is important to record the request number on the application and present it to the consulate.
  8. To apply, Please use one of the authorized travel agencies by the Embassy.
    Note: to follow up on your visa status, please contact your visa agent. 


  • Visitors should not overstay the time granted by the visa.
  • Business visas do not grant to the applicant the right to work or to reside in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Visitors to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 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.