Note: Below mentioned Rules are subject to change by the respective countries Embassy / Consulate
- Employment Visa
Original Passport (Minimum Validity 6. months at the time of Submission). (For Medical categories. From SSLC to till now all the educational and experience certificate should be attested from Saudi Embassy. There should not be a gap, more than 3 months.)
- Electronic Visa(ELECTRONIC WAKALA must be from Saudi Recruitment Agent)
- Original Employee Agreement (Attested by Chamber of Commerce & Ministry of External Affairs)
- 6 photos 4×6 cm white background
- Medical report along with GAMCA slips from a GAMCA (GCC approved Medical Centers Association)
- 2 alternative pages required for endorsing the visa.
- NOC For those who came on exit is not necessary for endorsing in new Saudi Visa. (HE SHOULD HAVE FINAL EXIT PROOF PRINTOUT FROM THE AIRPORT (Original).
- Driver’s license required for Drivers, this should be 6 years old and 6 months valid IF ANY BODY COMES ON EXIT.
- Degree / Diploma Certificates related to Visa Category
- Degree/ Diploma Certificates to be attested by HRD and Ministry of External Affairs, Cultural Attaché, Saudi Embassy, New Delhi. For Senior Categories like Engineers/ Accountant/ System Analyzer/Computer Programmer and all Medical Staff requires Saudi Embassy attestation. For getting Cultural Attaché’s attestation, Original offer letter duly attested by Chamber of Commerce and MOFA is mandatory. (HRD & MEA Attestation Details are Mentioned Below)
HRD, MEA & SAUDI ATTESTATION PROCESS
(Attestation of Degree / Diploma Certificate)
MAHARASHTRA issued Certificates
SSC + HSC– Candidate have to approach their Board and do their Certificate Verification first. Degree – Should be verified from their respective Universities After verification they must do the Notary(appointed by GOVT of Maharashtra) and then complete the GAD.
General Administration Dept ( Sachiwalaya)
New Admn Bldg, 9th floor, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021 – India.
Timing: 2.00 P.M to 5.00 P.M (Monday To Friday), Second Saturday, Sunday and Govt. holidays, Sachiwalaya will not accept the documents. Timing of Sachiwalaya is 2 PM to 4 PM
The HRD attestation has to be completed in the state where the candidate has received his Degree, either by the candidate or any of his blood related person can complete the HRD attestation, agents are not allowed to complete the HRD attestations. The list of the HRD centers all across India is attached in this mail for your reference.
For more information about the attestations you can visit their
website: http://education.nic.in/circulars/archival_auth.htm http://education.nic.in/circulars/attestation.asp
Regarding HRD After finishing Certificate Verification procedure, the candidate must approach personally to School Education Sports Dept, 4th floor Room No. 443, Mantralaya Annexe Submission
Timing : Monday – Tuesday 2.00 P.M to 5.00 P.M
Delivery : Thursday Friday 2.30 P.M to 5.00 P.M
For HRD attestation, candidate carry 1 photograph + Original PP + Ration Card and all Original certificates and 1 set of Xerox
Below steps have to be taken for the HRD attestation:-
And for the above attestation, candidates original Convocation will be attested and he have to carry his original mark sheets supporting that Degree or certificate & his original passport (date of birth and other details must be tallied with passport) will be required along with 2 color photos any specifications.
Following are the documents which we need from the candidate for the MEA & Saudi Attestation:
1) Original Degree certificate after completion of HRD attestation
2) Original offer letter from the company attested by Chamber of Commerce
[not the employment agreement]
3) Passport copy [1st page & last page]
Note: Our Agency will complete MEA & Saudi attestation if requires against the charges after the above mentioned 2 steps of HRD attestation done by the Candidate. For MEA & Saudi Attestation Agency are allowed to do MEA & SAUDI attestation.
Further, the Cultural Attaché at New Delhi provide their attestation on the degree certificate.(requires original offer letter from the sponsor duly attested by Saudi Chamber of Commerce & Ministry of external affair)
Finally after all the above attestation, the Saudi Embassy provides its attestation on the degree certificate. In case of diploma certificate, the same needs attestation through the Notary/Government Administration department (GAD) Time required: 25 to 30 days
* Same is applicable in Delhi, Thus, to ensure all processes are maintained in a perfect flow, we suggest that all our forthcoming campaigns are planned well in advance. This will indeed facilitate the recruitment process.
DELHI issued Certificates:
The candidate have to first get the docs attested by Human Resources Dept.
Address- Opp Bharaitiya Vidya, Bhavan, Kasturbha, Ghandhi Marg Road,
Near Andhra Bhavan, New Delhi – India.
Timing- Monday to Friday (Except Govt Holidays)
Working Hours—9.00 A.M. To 1.00.P.M
Delivery of the attested docs: Same day. ( Minimum 1 hour)
After HRD attestation docs are to be submitted to External Affairs Ministry Office.
One set HRD attested copy must carry along with Original certificate to MEA for MEA attestation.
MEA Address: Patiala House. Connaught place, New Delhi.
Working days: Monday to Friday (Except Govt. Holidays)
Working Hour: 10.00 A.M. To 3.00.P.M, Delivery: Same day
For Registered Doctors and Nurses Certificate attestation, they have to carry their valid Registration Certificates. All the registration and the Experience Certificates must be attested from the concerned States Notary and Mantralaya / General Admn. Department (Home Dept).
All the certificates issued from the respective states should get the HRD from that State only. After securing necessary attestation from HRD MEA, candidate must carry all their certificates to Saudi Embassy attestation ( If necessary)
Saudi Embassy Address :
Vasant Vihar, Opp Tagore School,
New Delhi – India.
Saudi Embassy Submission timing – 9.30 A.M. To 11.30 A.M.
Monday to Thursday ( Friday ,Saturday, Sunday Special Holidays closed)
Delivery of documents.
From Saudi Embassy. – Same day 3 P.M To 3.30 P.M.
KERALA issued Certificates
Candidates can do their certificates HRD attestation from Kerala itself. They may contact Norka Office in Trivandrum, Cochin and Calicut.
In case for further clarification for HRD attestation from Delhi you can contact our Delhi office, at the below address:
M/S. NICE OVERSEAS SERVICE
167/6, B, 1ST Floor, Near Hanuman Mandir,
Sarai Julena Market, Okhla Road,
New Delhi – 110025.
Tel : +91-11-26842774, Telefax: +91-11-26922773
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Person :
Saudi Consulate New Rule Enforced in Mumbai/ Delhi for Visa Processing.
Please note that the few rules have been revised & enforced by Saudi Consulate in Mumbai / Delhi, below are the details for your reference and kind information.
As per the revised rule effective from 1st January 2010, the Candidate’s finger print is recorded at the GAMCA office and his passport verified for authenticity. Then Candidate is allotted a GAMCA medical centre where he under goes the medical check. Previously, the Recruitment Agency used to recommend the panel doctor’s name to the candidate and accordingly the candidates were doing the medical test through GAMCA approved panel doctor.
*Same rule has been enforced in Delhi
Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)
As announced by Saudi Consulate, from 25th January 2010, the candidate has to obtain a “Police Clearance Certificate” with a police clearance endorsement on his passport from the respective regional passport office subsequently candidates have to travel to respective places to get the PCC.
* Specimen copy of PCC is enclosed for your reference.
As per the Saudi Embassy for visa stamping candidates are required to submit Original Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) which has to be attested from Ministry of External Affairs (Delhi).
Exit proof a candidate who comes to India on exit visa can travel back to Saudi Arabia but the consulate needs Original/copy of Exit Proof (Certificate) from Jawwazat office, however if he returned on re-entry visa he has to complete his stay in India for a period of 2 years then only his visa could be stamped.
*A specimen copy of exit proof is enclosed.
** Same rule has been enforced in Delhi
The Saudi consulate is working from Monday to Friday in week, Monday to Wednesday are reserve for submission of Employment Visa and for Visit Visa, Temporary Work Visa and Residence Visa can be submit from Monday to Friday and accordingly Consulate divided all agencies day wise for submission like we have given only Monday & Wednesday in every week for submission of passports for Employment Visa. Consulate takes 3 to 4 working days for processing Employment Visa and other visas such as Business Visa, Temporary Work Visa, Family Visit and Residence Visa takes 2 to 3 working days. In case of Employment Visa if visa category is low and Non Professional then we can get speedy process and visa stamp soon because these visa category does not require any professional degree attestation and if visa category is higher and professional then we have attested degree from HRD, Ministry of External Affairs and Saudi Consulate and then we can submit for visa processing.
Temporary Work Visa
» Original passport
» Electronic Visa
» Original MOU Agreement (attested by Chamber of Commerce & Ministry of External Affairs)
» Original Employee Agreement (attested by Chamber of Commerce & Ministry of External Affairs)
» Degree / Diploma Certificate related to Visa Category
» 6 photos 4×6 cm white background
Business / Multiple Visit Visa
» A letter from Indian Chamber of Commerce (Under the jurisdiction of the local company.)
» Letter from Indian Co. sponsoring the candidate, this should be addressed to Saudi Consulate.
» Original passport, New and old (if any) with an ECNR stamp
» 12 photos (6×4) with white background
» For TEMPORAY WORK VISA, the Consulate insist for 2 contacts one from the Sponsor with the local company and another from the local company with the sponsor company. Without these 2 contract the Saudi Consulate will not endorsed the passport.
» Types of Business visit visa;
• Visit visa from Ministry
• Visit visa against INVITATION Letter
• Temporary work visa
• Return air ticket (Saudi Airlines or Air India) – not necessary for endorsement
» PP Copy of wife/kids
» Husband PP Iqama copy
» Marriage certificate attested from Saudi Consulate
» Medical has to be done from GCC Doctor – Children below 12 yrs, medical is not » necessary / Child up to 12 yrs must produce polio attested by Saudi consulate.
» Original Passports of the family with ECNR stamp
» 8 color photographs each of the family with white background size 6 X 4 cm.
Family Visit Visa
» Original passport
» Electronic Visa
» Passport copy & Ekama copy of Sponsor
» 4 photos 4x6cm white background of each person
» Baby’s Polio Certificate
* All above Visa Processing in the Saudi Embassy/Consulate will take 4-5 working days, after submission (subject to change by Saudi Embassy/Consulate).