Family Visit Visa


Family visit visas do not grant the applicant the right to work or residence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


Requirements for Family Visits or Residency Visas

1. Original Passport

2. Visa Form duly signed by the Applicant

3. Two White Background Photographs

4. Passport Validity not less than 06 months

5. Copy of AQMA (Residence Permit of Sponsor)

6. Electronic Wakala/Visa Slip

7. Proof of Relationship with Sponsor. Marriage Certificate (Arabic Translated)

should be attested by Ministry of External Affairs in Original

8. Passport Copy of Sponsor (First and Last Page) with Spouse Name endorsed on

the Passport

9. Original and Photocopy of Birth Certificate of Children required, if travelling.


  1. A passport valid for at least six months, with at least two (2) clear visa pages adjacent to each other. The passport must be acceptable to enter both the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the applicant's next destination.
  2. One (1) recent passport size color photograph with a white background;the photograph must be a full-face view in which the visa applicant is facing the camera directly. Side or angled views are NOT accepted.
  3. A completed application form filled in with black ink pen or printed. Application forms can be downloaded from the website Please include your email address on the application, if available.
  4. Proof that the applicant is in possession of a non-refundable confirmed roundtrip ticket.
  5. A reference note showing the number and the date of the visa issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or any of its branches in Jeddah or Dammam.
  6. Proof of kinship: for spouses, a copy of the marriage certificate; for children, a copy of the birth certificate.
  7. For non-U.S. citizens, a copy of the green card or documented proof of legal residence in the U.S.


  • Visitors should not overstay the time granted by the visa.
  • Visitors to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia must abide by the country’s Islamic laws and regulations and respect its society’s values and traditions.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s laws against drug trafficking are strictly enforced. Violators are subject to severe punishment, which may include the death penalty