Saudi Arabia Visa Procedure for Australian Passport Holders

Invitation Letter with Saudi based Chamber of Commerce

The Australian passport holder applying for the visa must inform the Saudi company (Sponsor) who will be lodging the invitation letter with the KSA based Chamber of Commerce:

  • Full Name

  • Passport Number

  • Date of Issue

  • Expiry Date

  • Business Title

  • Activity of company

  • The purpose of the visit to KSA

    Important

      • Passport must be valid for at least 6 months from application date.

      • Passport must have a minimum of 2 pages free

      • 'Business Title' and 'Activity of Company' must agree exactly with Australian company issued letter

Approval from Saudi Arabia based Chamber of Commerce/ Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • The Saudi registered company (Sponsor) lodges the invitation letter with the Saudi based Chamber of Commerce.

  • Upon approval the Saudi based Chamber of Commerce issues the sponsor an 'E Number' (lodgment electronic number).

  • The approved invitation letter is lodged by the Saudi Arabia based Chamber of Commerce with the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)

  • Upon approval MOFA issue a 'Visa Slip'

  • Saudi sponsor advises Australian applicant the details of either both or either the Saudi based Chamber of Commerce and/or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs approval details.

AACCI Certified Letter

  • Australian company has company letter certified by the Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry (AACCI) (Click here to download the template).

    Important

    Details in this letter, specifically the 'Business Title' and 'Activity of Company' must agree exactly with what was advised to the KSA based company and which appears in the Saudi Arabian Chamber of Commerce issued approved documentation.

  • Australian company letter certified by Australian Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Cost Members $33.00 Non Members $55.00 (inc

    ludes GST).

        • No appointment required.

Application Lodgment

Applicant lodges application with Australian based KSA Embassy approved travel agent. Documentation must include:

  • Completed visa application

  • Passport

  • 2 Passport photographs

  • Copy of Saudi based Chamber of Commerce issued lodgment information including 'E Number' and/or Ministry of Foreign Affairs 'Visa Slip'

  • Australian Company letter certified by the Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry


For visa information on other Arab countries, please visit:
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