Business Visa

Saudi Arabia
Cost of Living
Talent Migration


Business visas are usually initiated in Saudi Arabia, with the visa applicant's firm or agent in the Kingdom applying on his behalf to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Once the visa is approved, the ministry instructs the embassy or consulate indicated in the original application to issue the required visa.

This service provided to a company or institution within Saudi Arabia to request a visit to one or more persons on managerial positions with a business relationship with the company.



30 days Month(s)



53 (approx.)


Processing time

3 days Month(s)




Which documents do I need to apply for the Business Visa?

8 Document Required

  • Original passport valid for no less than 6 months, with at least 2 successive empty visa pages.
  • You must fill your online application and make a visa payment.
  • Provide documentation of an electronic invitation letter from a Saudi company.
  • Provide documentation of an employment verification letter by the applicant’s U.S. employer addressed to the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Washington D.C. confirming the applicant’s position and citing “business” as the purpose of travel on behalf of the company.
  • Prived a copy of the company's business registration in Saudi Arabia and in the U.S.
  • Aditional documents may be requested, if needed.
  • For non-U.S. citizens, copy of green card or document confirming legal residence in the U.S.
  • Payment must be made, either through, or one of the authorized offices.

Talent Migration data for Saudi Arabia

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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