International Trade

Saudi Arabia Visa Applications

| 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 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 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 for further information.

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