Commercial Visit

  • Completely filled visa application form
  • The Applicant should have an original passport valid for at least 6 months and have two blank pages facing each other.
  • Two color photographs against a white background are essential.
  • Invitation letter duly attested by the Saudi chamber of commerce in the Performa approved by the Saudi Foreign Ministry (to be arranged by the Sponsor in Saudi Arabia).
  • C. R. (Company Registration) copy of the Inviting Company in Saudi Arabia.
  • A Covering Letter from the Indian Organization/ Individual Company on its letter head addressed to the Head of Consular Section, stating details of the business and contact addresses of Business Associate(s) in Saudi Arabia. It is mandatory to have the designation of the applicant, nature of business to be mentioned on the covering letter and a company seal on it.
  • A Recommendation Letter from the Chamber of Commerce. If applying from Mumbai, the letter should come from the Indian Merchant Chamber of Commerce.
  • Travelers on business trips (meetings, conference etc) are eligible for a business/commercial visit visa. The provision of Business Visa does not apply on those who have professional characters like Technicians, Engineers, Teachers, Lecturers & Professors of the university, Advocates, Computer Programmers, Mechanics and Doctors and others who do not have business features. They have to apply their requests through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.Business Visa holders are prohibited from engaging in any remunerative activity, technical assistance.
  • Please ensure designation on invitation letter received from Saudi Arabia ministry matches with the designation of the applicant. Designation should be - Managers - Chief, Assistant, Purchase, Store manager, MDs, Partners.