Applying for a visa for Saudi Arabia

Are you travelling to Saudi Arabia for business in the near future? There are many Dutch companies engaged in business with companies in Saudi Arabia. If you travel to Saudi Arabia as a Dutch passport holder, then you will need a visa to enter and stay in the country. Getting your visa will depend on you meeting certain requirements which will depend on your personal situation.

Do you have little experience of travelling outside of the EU? Then there is a high possibility that you have never had to apply for a visa before. Visas are not required for Dutch passport holders to travel inside the EU. For travel to countries outside of the EU, visas are often needed. A business visa application for Saudi Arabia can be a very complicated process. You will need to make an appointment to give your biometric data and your invitation letter will be written in Arabic. It is therefore highly advisable to have help from an expert with your visa application so that they can comprehensively check all of your documents before you travel to the visa application centre.

If you want to apply for a visa for Saudi Arabia, you can best make use of our Premium Service. If you use this service then you will be guided through the whole process by your own dedicated visa specialist. All of our specialists have extensive experience with visa applications and can advise and guide you in meeting all of the requirements and gathering the relevant documents for your application. On top of this we will also help you with planning and booking an appointment to give your biometric data. Before your application is submitted, we will thoroughly check your application to minimize the chance of it being rejected. In short, you will be completely unburdened during your visa application experience.

Due to visa applications for Saudi Arabia being so difficult, Visa Service Desk offers you our Premium Service. This means that you will have a dedicated contact person to help you with your visa application and you will receive tailor-made guidance so that you can meet all of the requirements. Your documents will be prepared by our specialists and the whole application will be thoroughly checked. We will also collect your passport for you, once the visa has been issued. Do you want to know what the most important benefits of our Premium Service are? We have listed them for you below:

  • A dedicated Premium Specialist as your contact person
  • Fast phone contact to go through the procedure and answer your questions
  • Personal advice, based on your unique situation
  • An intensive and thorough check of all of your documentation
  • Photo Service
  • We will draft your Employers statement for you
  • Planning and booking of your appointment for biometrics
  • Collection of your passport once visa is issued
  • You will receive a digital scan of your visa
  • Courier delivery of your passport to Schiphol, or another location within The Netherlands*

* extra costs will apply to deliveries to Dutch Flanders or the Frisian/Wadden Islands.

How does it work?

Applying for your visa with Visa Service Desk is easy.

  • laptop Step 1  Start your application online on our website.
  • flight Step 2  A Premium Service specialist will call you by phone.
  • paper place Step 3  Send your documents to us so that we can prepare your application.
  • recycle Step 4  We will plan an appointment for your biometrics that fits with your schedule.
  • passport Step 5  We then ensure that you receive your visa as quickly as possible.

Requirements for a business visa for Saudi Arabia – for Dutch passport holders

Do you need a business visa for Saudi Arabia? Then you will need to meet all of the requirements for this. Business visas have different requirements than temporary work visas. Below are the standard requirements for a business visa for Saudi Arabia.

Please be aware that the requirements for your specific situation could be different from the basic requirements shown below. To ensure that the exact requirements are met, place an order online through our website.

  • Passport
  • Additional copy of your passport
  • A colour passport photo, measuring 5x5cm
  • Invitation letter stating that “commercial visit” is the reason for your travel
  • Employers statement
  • Company registration in Saudi Arabia
  • Chamber of Commerce extract

Please note, if you are a woman travelling alone, or under 40, then you will need to provide proof of authorisation. The proof of authorisation is released by the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Because applying for a visa for Saudi Arabia can be so complex, it is best to gather and check the required documents together with one of our experts. In this way the chance of rejection is minimized.

Examples of the tailor-made services from Visa Service Desk

Do you want to know why Visa Service Desk is the best choice for all of your visa applications? Below you can read some of the advantages of applying for a visa through our website.

  • Completely worry-free

    If you submit your visa application through Visa Service Desk, then your application experience will be completely worry-free. Applying for a visa for Saudi Arabia can be very complicated. Thanks to the extensive experience of our specialists, you have the highest chance of your application being accepted first time. Your dedicated visa specialist will keep you constantly updated on the process and status of your application.

  • Automated processes

    If you are applying for a visa, you will have to supply many personal details. At Visa Service Desk we do as much as possible to ensure that you don’t have to fill in the same information, multiple times. We work, as much as possible, with automated processes so that you only have to fill in your details once. On top of this, our experts will take as much of the work out of your hands as possible, so that you spend a lot less time preparing all of the necessary documents that you will need for your visa. When we cannot fully take over preparation of your visa requirements, you will receive complete personal guidance to ensure that everything is correct.

Requirements for a temporary work permit for Saudi Arabia – for Dutch passport holders

Do you need to apply for a temporary work permit for Saudi Arabia? Applying for this type of visa can just as complicated as applying for a work visa. We therefore advise you to use our Premium Service for this visa type. Below you can find the standard requirements for a temporary work permit.

Please be aware that the requirements for your specific situation could be different from the basic requirements shown below. To ensure that the exact requirements are met, place an order online through our website.

  • Passport
  • Additional copy of your passport
  • A colour passport photo, measuring 5x5cm
  • Invitation stating “working visit” as reason for travel
  • Employers statement
  • Company registration in Saudi Arabia
  • Chamber of Commerce extract

Do you need personal guidance?

Applying for a visa for Saudi Arabia can be extremely complex and cost a lot of time. Our specialists can completely unburden you of this during the whole process. If you choose Visa Service Desk you will receive personal guidance throughout your application process so that it runs as smoothly as possible. Once you have placed your order online on our website, one of our specialists will call you as soon as possible.

visa saudi arabia

Visa Service Desk assists companies and private travellers with applying for a visa, or legalisation. We assist our clients by taking care of both the administrative part of an application and the relevant procedure at an embassy or consulate. For this service we charge a fee. We are not part of the government or affiliated with them. All fees for your application are visible and transparant when you place your order on our website. You also have the option to submit your application directly to the relevant government entity yourself. When you place an order on our website we will never charge you a higher fee than the fee charged by the embassy or consulate.

 

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