Documents to be provided by all visa applicants
• Clear copy of passport
￼￼￼￼￼• Two recent 35mm x 45mm sized photographs with a white background.
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼• Original letter of employment from sponsor in Saudi Arabia, stating employment status, position, length of contract, start date of employment (complete with month, day & year) and salary, & stamped by the Chamber of Commerce.
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼• Original medical insurance (and one copy of it) with a minimum coverage of €30,000, covering the entire period of intended stay, valid for all Schengen States and covering any expenses which might arise in connection with repatriation for medical reason, urgent medical attention, emergency hospital treatment or death during stay.
￼￼￼￼￼• Bank statement (in English) for the past 6 months and stamped from the bank itself.
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼• Original passport valid for further six months period after the intended departure from the territory of the Schengen States. It must contain at least two blank pages and have been issued within the previous 10 years.
￼￼￼￼￼• Clear copy of the Saudi ID card [for Saudi citizens] & Saudi Family card (if travelling with family)
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼• Copy of Previous Schengen visas if any
Additional, for Non-Saudi Nationals
• Iqama and 1 copy thereof (Sponsor’s name on Iqama must match with the Employer’s name). Must be valid at least 3 months from the date of expiration.
￼￼￼￼￼• Saudi Arabian exit re-entry visa valid beyond the intended date of departure from the territory of the Schengen States.
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼• Applicants who are students are required to get a certification from their school.
• The visa must be applied in person. (No exceptions).
• All documentation must be submitted in English language.
• It is important to remind you that:
o The original passport must be signed by the holder, valid at least six months beyond expiration of the requested visa.
o For minors travelling without their parents/legal guardian, it is required an original authorization signed by their parents/legal guardian and a copy of passport(s) of parents/legal guardian.
￼o Processing time of the visa is 15 working days and will start count the day after the date of
￼appointment, sometimes it can go for more depending on the volume of applicants at the embassy.
￼o During processing your passports cannot be withdrawn regardless of whatever reasons, the
￼processing must be finished.