Working visas are available for the purposes of undertaking short-term non-commercial work in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Authorisation by the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs must have been obtained by a sponsor company in Saudi Arabia prior to the applicant applying for a visa. Applicants require a letter of invitation from the sponsor company in Saudi Arabia and a letter of introduction from their company in the United Kingdom.
Applicants must submit:
- A letter of invitation from the Saudi sponsor company.
- An original letter of introduction addressed to the Consular Section from the British company at which the applicant is employed. This letter must be stamped by the British Chamber of Commerce. A template of an introduction letter is available here.
- British and European Union passport holders must provide proof of residence in the United Kingdom. Original copies of documents are required; permitted documents include bank statements.
- Applicants not holding British or European passports must submit proof of their United Kingdom residence permit.
A visa fee is payable online at https://enjazit.com.sa.
Please see the General Guidelines for information on how to apply for all visas.