Family Visas

Family visas are available for relatives of residents in Saudi Arabia who wish to make a short-term visit to the Kingdom. Authorisation by the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs must have been obtained by the sponsoring resident in Saudi Arabia prior to the applicant applying for a visa.

Applicants must submit:

  1. Proof of relationship between the applicant and the Saudi resident sponsor. This must be authenticated by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office at the following postal address: Legalisation Office, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, PO Box 6255, Milton Keynes, MK10 1XX (Tel: 0370 000 2244).


A visa fee is payable online at

Please see the General Guidelines for information on how to apply for all visas.