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International Trade

Saudi Arabia Visa Applications

The Saudi Arabian authorities recently introduced a requirement for ‘Business Introduction Letters’ which must be certified and accompany Business Visa applications submitted to the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia. Dorset Chamber of Commerce & Industry is authorised to certify the document for you.

What is the form of wording I need to use in the introductory letter?

A template that incorporates the official wording is available from Dorset Chamber. This needs to be prepared on your company headed paper.

What do I need to do in order to certify my letter?

Before we can certify your introductory letter you must complete and send a Formal Undertaking to [email protected] If you have already obtained certified export documentation from us in the past we may already hold a Formal Undertaking for your business.

How much does it cost?

The standard issue fee is £18.50+VAT for Dorset Chamber members (£36+VAT for non-members). This increases to £33.50+VAT and £51.00+VAT for personal callers who use the ‘while you wait’ service.

Where do I send my introductory letter?

Send your document to: International Trade Services, Dorset Chamber, Acorn Office Park, Ling Road, Poole, Dorset, BH11 9NZ.

Who can I speak to for advice?

Contact the International Trade team on 01202 714807 or email [email protected] for further information.

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