Saudi Arabia is the first stop for the Overseas Pakistani when it comes to family visit or work. In the past year, a lot of rules regarding foreigners have been changed in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Rules regarding the Saudi Arabia family visit visa from Pakistan have been changed. On the other hand, family visit visa fee for Saudi Arabia in 2018 has been increased as well.
Saudi Arabia Family Visit Visa from Pakistan
As I have discussed in my other articles as well, applying a family visit is the easiest way to enter another country. There is no rocket science behind getting Saudi Arabia family visa. Most of the people get confused when they visit MOFA website because it’s in Arabic.
Saudi Arabia Family Visit Visa Procedure
Therefore, I have simplified this process by inserting pictures to make things easy here. Just follow the step by step guide to applying Saudi Arabia Family visit visa from Pakistan.
1. Login to Saudi Immigration Website
The first step is to visit the MOFA website and follow the steps in the image below.
As shown in the image click on “Al-Muwatinun WalMuqimun”.
Afterwards, a list will pop under that tab. Click on “Muqim” as shown in the picture
When you will click on “Muqim” you will see a list below that, tab. Click on the first option “Talab Ziyarah Gayla”
2. Fill Saudi Arabia Family Visit Visa Form
At this point, a new page will open with a form and you need to click on “Ufaq”. This is usually a kind of agreement from the Saudi government.
On this new page, all the details will be related to your “IQAMA”. In the first tab, put your IQAMA number, then Date of expiry of IQAMA. In “Raqm Tashir Dakhol” you need to put your Al-Raqm number visible on your Visa. See the image below. After that, click on the “Al-Tali” in green colour at the bottom to proceed further.
At “Bayanat Al-Talab” page, you will need to fill the details related to you. In most cases it is auto-filled, however, you may need to enter a little bit information here as well. In “Raqm-Aljawal” you need to put your mobile number in Saudi Arabia. Put your number in (0096) format.
In “Al-Unwaan” you need to put the name of your city in Saudi Arabia. It is important to put city name in Arabic, therefore, you can search for Arabic keyboard on Google. Write the name your city, copy and paste in “Al-Unwaan,”. Now click on “Al Tali” the at the bottom to get to next page
At “Bayant Al-Zawar”, in the section “Al-Gharz min Ziyarah” type in “Ziyarah Ayla” as shown in image down. Again you will need the help of Arabic keyboard here. Right in front of this, you can see the coloured number (488248), put the same numbers in the box.
You will see a section at this page called “Al-Matlubeen Ziyarah”. Here you will need to enter the details of your family members. Click on “Izafah” below the “Al-Matlubeen” text to enter the details.
You need to fill the details of your family members here on the page is shown in the image. These are the simple details like name, date of birth, age, nationality, passport, gender, duration of stay and their relationship with you etc. the Once you are done with filling the details, Click on “Izafah” at the bottom of the page to add details. You can add as much family members as you want in this section. Once you are done adding a family member, click on the “Hifz” section at the bottom. Once you will click “Hifz” you will be directed to next page “Arz Al-Talab”
At this point your Saudi Arabia Family visit visa application is ready. You can now take the print out of your application.
3. Take the Printout to your “Kafeel”
Once you print out the visa application, take it to your “Kafeel” and get it stamped. Afterwards, take that stamped application to “Ghurfa Tijriya” also known as “Chamber of Commerce”. Again, you will have to stamp this application paying 25 Saudi Riyal.
Once done, you can check your visa application online MOFA website. It might take 4 to 5 working days for the visa application to get approved. After that, you can send that visa to Pakistan to your family.
Family visit visa fees for Saudi Arabia in 2018
There are conditions regarding Saudi Arabia Family visit visa Fee from Pakistan in 2018.
- If you are calling your family for the first time, then Family visit fee is 2000 Saudi Riyal
- If you are calling your family on a visit for the second time, then
For Six Months 3000 Saudi Riyal
One Year 5000 Saudi Riyal
For 2 Years 8000 Saudi Riyal
Finally, this was the detailed process on how to apply Saudi Arabia Family visit visa from Pakistan in 2018. If you have any doubt in mind, then let us know in the comments section down