Important Information

Saudi Arabia Executive Service Offering

The Government of Saudi Arabia require that any applicant applying for a visa appear in person at the Vfs Tasheel Visa Service Centre for an interview and fingerprints to be taken, as part of the visa application process. Applications are accepted by strict appointment only. It is imperative that the application, supporting documents for your visa and invitation letter be in complete conformance to Saudi Arabian consular requirements, so as to avoid the potential rejection of visa at the scheduled appointment. CIBTvisas will offer a fully comprehensive Saudi Arabia Executive Service offering the following services: CIBTvisas Saudi Arabia Executive Service Offering

  • A dedicated Executive Service agent who will assist you during the visa application process
  • Professional advice to prepare all required documents for your appointment including provision of a document check list
  • Quality check and translation of your application requirements
  • Appointment booking at the Vfs Tasheel Visa Service Centre in Bern or Geneva
  • Tracking option for consular process

Additional Saudi Arabia services available (additional fees apply):

  • Legalisation of your employer’s business letter by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce inclusive complimentary collection of your original employer’s business letter in Switzerland by reliable courier service
  • Business Invitation

Chamber of Commerce legalisation

You must provide an original Business Introduction Letter from the applicant's Swiss employer. The letter must be legalised by the Chamber of Commerce. CIBTvisas can arrange for the legalisation of your business letter with the local Chamber of Commerce. The current processing time for this service is two working days. If you require urgent processing please inform CIBTvisas. Additional costs apply. Please send your original signed Business letter, so CIBTvisas can assist. A fee of CHF 55 + VAT applies per order plus a charge of CHF 45.00 levied by the Chamber of Commerce.

Business Invitation

Business travellers to Saudi Arabia require an official business invitation letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to apply for a visa. If you are planning to travel to Saudi Arabia for Business, CIBTvisas can provide you with a Saudi Business Invitation Letter. CIBTvisas ensures fast, easy, and secure processing of your Saudi Invitation Letter.


Upon placing your order, a CIBTvisas visa specialist will contact you directly to talk through the process in more detail and to provide you with everything that you need for your appointment. Please wait until you have been contacted by phone, before you send any documents to CIBTvisas.

Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Saudi Arabia Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Document Requirements

    Upon placing your order CIBTvisas will send you full details of the following document requirements, which are needed to process your order:

    • Passport
    • Biometric Photograph
    • Additional necessary documents

  2. Supporting Documents

    CIBTvisas will send you details of the supporting documents that you must take to your appointment. These documents are dependent on the visa category you are applying for

  3. Consular Service Fees

    Applicants are required to pay the fees at the time of appointment when submitting their documents. The total price of your visa will depend on a number of factors, including the nationality of the traveller, the visa type and any additional services used

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Saudi Arabia Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Personal Application

    Only travellers who have booked through an authorised tour operator are eligible for tourist visas. In such cases, the tour operator will organise the visa on the traveller's behalf

  2. Traveller Registration (recommended)

    The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs recommends Swiss citizens to register with the Swiss Embassy in the countries they plan to visit. Stay informed and safe by having CIBTvisas subscribe you to the Traveller Registration Service. Registration notifies the Swiss embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the Itineris crisis registration system. To enroll in this optional service complete the registration form included in the CIBTvisas Application Pack and send it to us with the rest of your documents

Saudi Arabia Visa

Don't know what a visa for Saudi Arabia looks like?  You can view sample visa for Saudi Arabia and see the information it contains.

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