Get a Saudi Arabia Visa

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Saudi Arabia Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Eligibility and Documentation

    The Government of Saudi Arabia utilises an electronic visa issuance system which is the equivalent to a visa, but no stamp or label is placed in the passport.

    To be eligible the traveller must:

    • Hold a passport valid at least six months on entry with one blank visa page
    • Hold proof of sufficient funds
    • Hold proof of onward/return flights
    • Hold proof of hotel reservation
    • Hold all documents required for the next destination

    To complete the order form the traveller must provide:

    • A photograph
    • A copy of passport information page

    Apply now and complete our order form providing basic travel and personal details. We'll take care of the rest keeping you apprised of your order's progress over email.

  2. Medical Insurance

    The government of Saudi Arabia requires all applications to be submitted with a medical insurance policy from an approved provider. The insurance must be issued by a Saudi-Arabian insurance company. VisaCentral will obtain the medical insurance policy on your behalf when completing the eVisa registration procedure. The government of Saudi Arabia applies an insurance policy fee of SAR 140, which is included in the visa fee.

  3. Visa Validity

    A Saudi Arabian eVisa is a multiple entry visa with a validity of 1 year and allow for stay of up to 90 days.

  4. Children Under the Age of 18

    Applicants under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by a guardian.

Important Information

Saudi Arabia Executive Service Offering

The Government of Saudi Arabia require that any applicant applying for a visa appear in person at the Vfs Tasheel Visa Service Centre for an interview and fingerprints to be taken, as part of the visa application process. Applications are accepted by strict appointment only. It is imperative that the application, supporting documents for your visa and invitation letter be in complete conformance to Saudi Arabian consular requirements, so as to avoid the potential rejection of visa at the scheduled appointment. VisaCentral will offer a fully comprehensive Saudi Arabia Executive Service offering the following services: VisaCentral Saudi Arabia Executive Service Offering

  • A dedicated Executive Service agent who will assist you during the visa application process
  • Professional advice to prepare all required documents for your appointment including provision of a document check list
  • Quality check and translation of your application requirements
  • Appointment booking at the Vfs Tasheel Visa Service Centre in Bern or Geneva
  • Assistance with payment of consular fees
  • Tracking option for consular process
  • Collection of you passport at the Visa Center

Additional Saudi Arabia services available (additional fees apply):

  • Legalisation of your employer’s business letter by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce inclusive complimentary collection of your original employer’s business letter in Switzerland by reliable courier service
  • Business Invitation

Chamber of Commerce legalisation

You must provide an original Business Introduction Letter from the applicant's Swiss employer. The letter must be legalised by the Chamber of Commerce. VisaCentral can arrange for the legalisation of your business letter with the local Chamber of Commerce. The current processing time for this service is two working days. If you require urgent processing please inform VisaCentral. Additional costs apply. Please send your original signed Business letter, so VisaCentral can assist. A fee of CHF 132 + VAT applies per order plus a charge of CHF 45.00 levied by the Chamber of Commerce.

Upon placing your order, a VisaCentral visa specialist will contact you directly to talk through the process in more detail and to provide you with everything that you need for your appointment. Please wait until you have been contacted by phone, before you send any documents to VisaCentral.

Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Saudi Arabia Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Document Requirements

    Upon placing your order VisaCentral will send you full details of the following document requirements, which are needed to process your order:

    • Passport
    • Biometric Photograph
    • Additional necessary documents

  2. Supporting Documents

    VisaCentral will send you details of the supporting documents that you must take to your appointment. These documents are dependent on the visa category you are applying for

  3. Consular Service Fees

    Applicants are required to pay the fees at the time of appointment when submitting their documents. The total price of your visa will depend on a number of factors, including the nationality of the traveller, the visa type and any additional services used

Additional Info

  1. Fast.  VisaCentral specialises in securing Saudi Arabia visas and can help you secure a Saudi Arabia visa.
  2. Easy.  VisaCentral is the easiest way to get a visa and can secure in as little as one day.  We process Saudi Arabia visas at the Saudi Arabia Embassy every day for residents of the UK.
  3. When is the best time to apply for my Saudi Arabia visa?

    The best time to apply for your Saudi Arabia visa is 1-2 months before your travel date. However, if you are running short on time, we may be able to process your visa on a faster service at the Embassy’s discretion.
  4. Do I have to send you my passport to get a Saudi Arabia visa? Is it safe to send a passport?

    Yes. You will need to send your actual passport, not a copy of it. The Saudi Arabia visa is stamped on your passport and will become one of your passport pages. Visa request cannot be processed without your original passport. Because of the importance of your passport, we strongly suggest that you send your application by a secure method, such as a guaranteed postal service or courier.