Sunday, March 25, 2012

Working Visa For Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has a very long and complex process of entry, which will be described here in summary form and further details are always delivered when a person decides to take a job offer in Saudi Arabia. Generally you can expect to wait up to eight weeks for your application to be processed.

Saudi Arabia Employment visa

A summary of the overall process of applications for visas for Saudi Arabia:

When you receive a job offer in Saudi Arabia, your future employer will be responsible for obtaining work permit Visa Code.
Your employer or company recruitment will send you on your contract, along with brochures and information explaining the process of applying for visas to you and they will require handling it for you.

The packaging for employment should always include:

Medical report of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Canada or any country
Authorization Embassy Memo
A visa application
Report form of religion
Note for police clearance

The first thing you should do is go and see your doctor and get a medical examination completed, it would have required laboratory results, which can take time and they must be returned within three months be considered valid. Your doctor must complete the official form. Then the form must be verified by the College of Physicians and Surgeons or equivalent authorizing body in your area. If they publish this form may also want to give them the address to send them and the necessary postage, so they can post it directly to Saudi Arabia. The form shall also indicate all medical tests will be needed.

Make sure it is valid and has two blank pages and you signed it. If Israeli stamps in your passport will not be able to obtain a visa for Saudi Arabia.

All original certificates for qualifications you will need to be sent to your employer for verification.
You will have high school diploma or equivalent and your French or English, all documents must be legible. If you forget everything you will need an official letter on paper with all their qualifications, marked on the original body which awards together with a copy of the original certificate. You also need to send a letter from previous employer of your country, meeting the details of the contract.

Once you have reached this stage, you will need to collect and send all necessary documentation. It is best to keep copies of everything and send it by courier to ensure its arrival and to save time.

Attached documents should include:

Results of the mandatory medical tests and if any of them are not prepared confirm that they will fax and post them at a later date.

Stamped medical report completed by your doctor and stamped by the physician and surgeon in your region or whatever their equivalent.

The employment contract, which will be signed

Embassy of Saudi Arabia signed permission note

Proof of name change if necessary


Completed application form for a visa, and if you choose to accept Islam certificate of conversion.

Six color passport photos

Certificate of authorization from the police within three months of the current date.

No objection letter will also require a letter of discharge, if you've ever worked anywhere else in Saudi Arabia.

Then everything is in order, it will then usually take about ten days for your visa to be issued.

When you issue visas in Saudi embassy will stamp the inside of your passport and return it to your collection company. They will then apply for tickets and after a while they will courier to you with return of original documents. You are now ready to Travel.

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