Overseas business firms that have to frequent their employees to Saudi Arabia must take care to ensure that the appropriate visa is availed for their business activities and the period of stay in the kingdom.
Overseas Immigrants who arrive in Saudi Arabia for business purposes such as the sales presentation, trade show, exhibition, conference, negotiation, consultation for non-technical purposes, and business meetings are issued the Commercial visit visas, quotes Emirates 247.
In order to avail this category of visa, the immigrant applicant must possess a sponsorship letter of invitation from a Saudi sponsor or the firm that employs the immigrant. After obtaining this letter, the applicant has to apply for the visa along with the necessary supporting documents with the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Saudi Arabia.
The permit for multiple entries and validity of the visa is based on the purpose of the visit.
Work visit visas are offered to applicants who intend to Visit Saudi Arabia for consulting, projects, temporary assignments, and similar purposes.
This visa permits immigrants to be employed directly at project sites and be engaged in tasks that are not permitted under the Commercial Visit Visa. Based on the purpose of the visit, the approval for the number of entries and duration of stay is diverse.
The duration of the stay under this visa can be 90, 60 and 30 days at one go and is determined by the appropriateness as determined by the Saudi consulate.
The letter of invitation from the sponsoring firm in Saudi Arabia is required by the Work visit visa too. The process to avail this visa is more wide-ranging as prior submission of notarized credentials and other certifications are mandatory.
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