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Document Requirements

These requirements are applicable for US Citizens applying for a Saudi Arabian Employment visa in Washington DC

Make sure your email address is correct on the application as your visa will be emailed to you in pdf format, if your email address is incorrect and you do not receive your visa will you have to start the process over again.

Please send TDS your current valid and signed passport. It must not expire within 6 months and must have at least two adjacent blank visa pages. Foreign Embassies cannot issue a visa on a page not labeled as a Visa page. Amendment and Endorsement pages in the back of the passport cannot be used for issuance of a visa.
A visa cannot be stamped on a page even if only one Small Stamp is on the visa page. If you do not have any blank visa pages in your passport, TDS can assist you in applying for additional pages If your passport expires within 6 months, you must renew your passport and then we will secure your visa with the new passport.



Please send 1 recent professional passport-type photograph.
Digital and non-passport photographs are not acceptable.
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An original letter from the company in Saudi Arabia sponsoring the applicant, certified both by a Saudi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

This letter MUST indicate the block visa number and date as well as the position and name of the person requested.

If this letter is being submitted through a visa service agency, then attached to the letter should be an authorization from the company allowing the agency to finalize all the requirements to obtain the visa, block visa number and date.



Invitation / Work Block Authorization:

You will need a copy of the invitation / work block authorization that was obtained by your sponsor. The sponsor will also have to delegate the position you will be taking on the block to you or TDS with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before the visa application can be processed. A copy of the delegation must also be supplied.

Three (3) copies of medical report form, along with three (3) passport size color pictures with a white background.
At least one of the three copies must be an original, with an original signature by the physician.

This medical report must be issued by a licensed physician who must sign each copy and must certify that the applicant is free of any contagious disease. The license number and address of the physician should appear on each copy. Medical reports should be used within three (3) months from the date of issuance.



A copy of the employment contract signed by both the sponsor and the applicant. The position mentioned in the contract should match the position mentioned in the block visa reference, as should the academic degree the applicant holds and its major.



Declaration Form

Must be signed and submitted with the visa application.



A recent original FBI background check, with detailed information about the applicants criminal record, if any. Copies, scans, or internet based reports are not accepted.

Copy of College or University Degree, must correspond to the field of employment.

Together with official transcripts (notarized and sealed by the registrar's office), a letter authorizing TDS and the Saudi education to verify your school records and the social security number of the applicant.


Technical Training Certificates, notarized and authenticated by your State Secretary.
Technical training Certificates may only be used for non-managerial positions



All applicants who have previously worked in the Kingdom within the last 3 years, must supply a copy of their “final exit notice” from Saudi immigration.



TDS will process the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs Enjaz Registration Form on your behalf, no additional documentation is required for this service



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Shipping Instructions

Please forward a printed copy of your order confirmation for a Saudi Arabian Employment visa for US Citizens and all required documents to:

Travel Document Systems, Inc.
1010 Wisconsin Ave NW
STE #845
Washington, DC 20007

Local Phone Number: 202-638-3800

Urgent applications for a Saudi Arabian Employment visa should be shipped to TDS using only the FedEx Company.

Please use FedEx Priority Overnight. Do NOT ship "First Overnight." This will delay the delivery of your package.

Once your order is complete, your Passport with the visa sticker/stamp will be returned to you via FedEx Overnight.

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Next Business Day - up to 3 passports $36.00
Next Business Day - 4 or more passports $39.00
Saturday Delivery $41.00
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Next Day Letter (No Saturday Delivery) $39.00
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