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Saudi Arabia Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizens

E-Visa Requirements
  • E-Visa:



    • Professional, High Resolution color copy of the data page of your US Passport bio data page and signature page (page 2 and 3 on your passport).
    • Professional, High Resolution passport type photo, taken within 6 months on complete white background without any shadows. Photo should be 2”x 2” with front view, no smiling, and no glasses.
    • Application Form.


Tourist Visa Requirements

    • The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia does not issue tourist visas.

Business Visa Requirements

    • Submit your signed passport having two (2) completely blank visa pages and 6 months validity beyond the travel dates. If you need help securing, renewing, or updating your passport, please contact GenVisa at 800-845-8968 for requirements and fees. Visa pages MUST be side by side.
    • Application Form, fully completed in all capital block letters and signed.
    • One(1) Professional, High Resolution color passport type photo, taken within 6 months on complete white background without any shadows. Photo should be 2”x 2” with front view, no smiling, and no glasses.
    • Contact Form – Click HERE to print.
    • Copy of return or onward tickets or travel agency/airline itinerary.
    • Letter of invitation Saudi Arabia is a document certified by both the Saudi Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The invitation should include:
      • The inviting company’s location and type of business.
      • Must clearly state the applicant’s name, nationality, position, length of visa being applied for, purpose of travel, and number of entries requested.
      • The registration number of the host company will be printed on the invitation.
      • Must be addressed to the Saudi Embassy in Washington D.C. Please note this will be stated in Arabic on the Letter of Invitation.
      • No Chamber of Commerce certification is needed for invitations issued by a government company such as Saudi Aramco, SABIC, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Ma’aden, or the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority.
    • A copy of the company’s business registration, in Saudi Arabia and in the U.S
    • A business letter of responsibility must be original and notarized (sample) is required, to be typewritten on your company letterhead and addressed to: Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Visa Section, Washington D.C. The letter must explain all of the following:
    • The purpose of travel and dates;
    • Traveler’s passport number;
    • Accommodations;
    • Business reference to be visited in Saudi Arabia;
    • Must list type of visa applying for and validity;
    • Guarantee financial support for the applicant while in Saudi Arabia;
    • Return transportation to the U.S.A

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Processing Instructions
Please forward the completed requirements detailed above to:
Generations Visa Service
2233 Wisconsin Ave NW
Suite 405
Washington, DC 20007

GenVisa Service Fee:

$138.00 per visa (21 days or more).

  • Add $35.00 per person for expedited service within 21 days.
  • Add $55.00 per person for expedited service within 14 days.

Please contact us for processing fees and instructions within 7 days.


Consular Fee:

  • $108.00 per visa – Single or Multiple entries, validity up to 5 years.

Optional insurance:
$12.00 per passport:
  • in the unlikely event that your passport is lost or damaged in transit. This will cover your full out of pocket visa(s) and passport replacement costs up to $2,000.
Return Postage

Continental USA Only:

  • $34.00 FedEx Letter (Next Business Day – up to three passports)
  • $24.00 FedEx 2nd Business Day
  • $55.00 FedEx Letter (Saturday Delivery)

Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, U.S. Virgin Islands: 

Add $35.00 to the shipping fee chosen above

For international shipping costs, please contact GenVisa.

Notes About Our Saudi Arabia Visa & Passport Services

Passport must have at least six months remaining validity and contain at least one blank visa page for visa to be issued. GenVisa can assist with obtaining U.S. Passports, whether new issue, renewal, or obtaining additional visa pages for a valid passport.

Special requirements exist for U.S. Official and Diplomatic passport holders.

Send ALL the requirements above (and a check payable to Generations Visa) via registered mail or FedEx to the Generations Visa office immediately. GenVisa will hand-carry your application to the Embassy if applicable. Please allow at least 21 business days of processing time.


GenVisa acts only as an agent. It is the traveler’s responsibility to fully and accurately complete the application. GenVisa cannot be held responsible for any delays or loss of passports when not in the actual possession of GenVisa.

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