How to Apply For Investor Visitor Visa in Saudi Aribia

The Investor Visitor Visa will be issued through the National Visa Portal of the Saudi Foreign Office. Investors who wish to obtain a Business Visa will have to apply online through the combined National Visa Portal of the Foreign Office. In the next step, the application will be processed and the visa will be issued immediately. You can apply for an investor visitor visa online or at a Saudi Arabian embassy or consulate. The Saudi government has issued new guidelines for the renewal of visit visas.

To apply online, you must visit the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs website and create an account. You can then complete the visa application form and pay the visa fee. Extension of single entry visit visa period can be done through electronic services platform ‘Abshar’ of the Ministry of Home Affairs. Extension of single entry visa period can be done by Abshar Individuals, Abshar Amal (Business) and Residents through electronic portal.

To apply at a Saudi Arabian embassy or consulate, you must bring the following documents:

  • A completed visa application form.
  • A recent passport-sized photograph.
  • A visa fee payment receipt.
  • A letter of invitation from a Saudi Arabian company or individual.
  • A copy of your investment certificate or proof of investment.

How to Apply For Investor Visitor Visa in Saudi Aribia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia has introduced a new visa in cooperation with the Ministry of Investment. This visa will be the ‘Musthammar Zair’ (Investor Visitor) business visa which can be issued online.
To apply for an investor visitor visa in Saudi Arabia, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a citizen of a country that is eligible for a visa to Saudi Arabia.
  • Have a valid passport that is valid for at least six months after the date of your planned arrival in Saudi Arabia.
  • Have a completed visa application form.
  • Have a recent passport-sized photograph.
  • Have a visa fee payment receipt.
  • Have a letter of invitation from a Saudi Arabian company or individual.
  • Have a copy of your investment certificate or proof of investment.

The investor will receive the business visa by email. In the first phase, its scope will be limited and only investors from certain countries will be able to get this facility. In the second phase, business visas will also be issued to investors from other countries with the aim of facilitating the achievement of the goals of ‘Saudi Vision 2030. This visa will be an ‘Investor Visitor’ (Investor Visitor) business visa that can be issued online.
The purpose of issuing the business visa is to provide investors with an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the investment opportunities in Saudi Arabia The processing time for an investor visitor visa varies depending on the time of year and the number of applications that are being processed.

However, it typically takes two to three weeks for a visa to be processed. Once your visa has been approved, you will be able to enter Saudi Arabia for up to 90 days. You can then apply for a residence visa if you wish to stay in Saudi Arabia for longer than 90 days.

The purpose of issuing a business visa is to provide investors with the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the possibilities of investment in Saudi Arabia. According to the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the investor visitor visa will be issued through the National Visa Portal of the Saudi Foreign Office, which investors Those who want to get a business visa should apply online at the common national visa portal of the Foreign Office. In the next step, the application will be processed and the visa will be issued immediately.

The investor will receive the business visa via email. In the first phase, its scope will be limited and only investors from certain countries will be able to get this facility. In the second phase, business visas will be issued to investors from other countries with the aim of fulfilling the goals of ‘Saudi Vision 2030’. Tourists can now extend their tourist visa electronically even 7 days before its expiry. Now they don’t need to go to the departmental offices for this. For this purpose login to your Abshar account, pay the required service fee and provide proof of medical insurance. Keep in mind that your tourist visa extension should not exceed 180 days in total.

 

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Fahad Munir