Tips to get Family Visit Visa in Saudi in a day or two

The Saudi residents who intend to invite their family members on a visit visa, can follow the apt procedure to get the visa within a day or maximum two.

I recently applied for visit visa for my in-laws, and got the visa within an hour of chamber of commerce approval.

Step 1: Apply the visa online via: https://visa.mofa.gov.sa/, click Citizens and Residents

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Choose Resident tab and click on ‘Family Visit Visa Application for Residents’.

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All you have to fill are the following details: (Choose Auto-translate in Chrome)

Screen 1 (Important Notes)        : Click Agree

Screen 2 (Personal Data)              : Iqama number, Entry Visit Visa number, Iqama Expiry data (all these details are mentioned on the Dashboard of your MOI website)

Screen 3 (Application Data)        : Your information is automatically fetched, all you have to input is your mobile number, email, Address (Pin Code of the area of your Sponsor or Company)

Screen 4 (Visitor Data)                  : Mention the purpose of visit, Captcha number, and click on Addition button, which displays following screen.

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Mention all the details correctly and click on ‘Addition’. Similarly add another visitor’s details.

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In the next step, it gives you an Application number, save it with you for future reference.

Step 2: Ask your sponsor or company to get the Chamber of Commerce done. Once the Chamber if done – a green colored highlighted strip appears on the left bottom of the upper data with a mention of Chamber of Commerce.

Step 3: Visit Ministry of Foreign Affairs. I visited Dammam’s office (26.378419, 50.171128).

Keep all your phone, Bluetooth or any electronic gadget in your car before entering the premises.

Security will hand you over a waiting ticket.

Approach the counter, and he will scan the barcode of the application.

Step 4: Check the status online after an hour and the visa will be released.

 

I wish this helps you invite your family to Saudi Arabia.

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