Saudi Arabia Visa for Indians

Do I Need a Visa for Saudi Arabia?

Yes, all Indian citizens require a visa to enter Saudi Arabia. You can’t apply for a tourist visa directly from India. However, depending on your purpose of travel, you may be eligible for other visa types.

Saudi Arabia Visa Types

Documents Required for Different Types of Saudi Arabia Visa

Business or Work Visa:

  • Recommendation letter from Chamber of Commerce
  • Covering letter stating business contacts
  • Applicant’s name and designation
  • Role in business
  • Invitation from the Saudi sponsor
  • Registration details of inviting companies
  • Educational qualification documents
  • Work experience letter

Family Visit Visa:

  • Polio certificate for each visitor
  • Marriage certificate (for couples)
  • Birth certificate (for children)

Transit Visa:

  • Recommendation letter from Chamber of Commerce
  • Covering letter stating business contacts

Eligibility Factors

  • Applicants should be above 18 years of age
  • Minors must be accompanied by parents or legal guardians
  • Valid health insurance
  • Valid Indian passport with at least six months validity from the date of travel
  • Relevant documents as per the entry intent

Visa Application Process

To apply for a Saudi Arabia visa, follow these steps:


  1. Visit the official Kingdom of Saudi Arabia MOFA website.
  2. Create an account to apply for a visa.
  3. Select the visa type from the available options.
  4. Fill out the form with your details.
  5. Pay the fees online.
  6. Download and print the completed form.
  7. Attach all relevant documents and submit them to the nearest Saudi Arabian Embassy office.


  1. Collect the form from:
    • Consulate of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Mumbai
    • Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Delhi
  2. Read the instructions and fill out the form.
  3. Attach the relevant documents.
  4. Submit the form and visa fees to the Saudi Arabia embassy.

Saudi Arabia Family Residence Visa Requirements

Planning to join your family members living and working in Saudi Arabia? The Family Residence Visa allows spouses, unmarried daughters, and sons under 18 to reside in the Kingdom.The sponsoring family member in Saudi Arabia must secure authorization from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before you can apply for the visa.

Key Requirements for the Visa Application Process

  • Name of the applicant
  • Mother’s name
  • Date and place of birth
  • Nationality (current and previous)
  • Gender
  • Marital status
  • Religion
  • Qualification
  • Profession
  • Home and office address with contact numbers
  • Passport details
  • Purpose of travel
  • Duration of stay
  • Mode of payment
  • Destination
  • Dependent’s details (if applicable)
  • Valid passport with at least six months validity and two blank pages
  • Recent passport-size photographs with a white background

What medical tests are required to obtain a visa for Saudi Arabia?

Medical tests for polio, RBC count, HIV, syphilis, and Hepatitis are required to obtain a visa for Saudi Arabia.

KSA Embassy Addresses in India


  • Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia
  • No – 2, Paschimi Marg, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi – 110 057
  • Telephone: 4324 4444
  • Fax: 2614 4201 / 4244
  • Office Timings: Mon to Fri – 09:00 A.M. to 04:00 P.M.
  • Visa Submission: 09:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. (Mon and Wed)
  • Visa Collection: 02:00 P.M. – 03:00 P.M. (Wed and Fri)


  • Royal Consulate General of Saudi Arabia
  • Maker Tower ‘F’, 4th Floor, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai – 400 005
  • Telephone: 022- 2215 6001, 6002, 6003, 6004
  • Fax: 022- 2215 6006 – 6009
  • Office Timings: Mon to Fri – 09:00 A.M. to 04:00 P.M.
  • Visa Submission: 09:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
  • Visa Collection: 02:00 P.M. to 04:00 P.M.
  • Email:

Here’s how we can help:

Medical Assistance:

  • Understanding Medical Requirements: We’ll guide you through the specific medical tests needed for your visa type, ensuring you fulfill all health requirements.
  • Scheduling Appointments: Save time and hassle by letting us schedule your medical appointments at accredited clinics.
  • Ensuring Accurate Results: We’ll help you understand the required medical reports and ensure they are completed correctly for visa submission.
  • Application Completion: Our team can help you fill out the visa application form accurately and efficiently, minimizing the risk of errors or delays.
  • Embassy/Consulate Liaison: Do you need assistance scheduling an appointment or communicating with the Saudi embassy or consulate? We can handle that for you, ensuring a seamless experience.
  • Status Tracking: Stay informed! We can track the progress of your visa application and keep you updated on its status.
  • Document Gathering:We will provide a clear checklist and assist you in collecting all the necessary paperwork for your visa application.

Visa Application Support:

  • Visa Type Selection: We’ll help you choose the most suitable visa type based on your purpose of travel (business, family visit, etc.).
  • Application Form Guidance: Our team will assist you in completing the online visa application form accurately and efficiently.
  • Document Gathering: We’ll provide a clear checklist of required documents and ensure you have everything in order for submission.
  • Review and Proofreading: We’ll meticulously review your application and supporting documents to minimize the risk of errors or delays.

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