Permanent residence(IQAMA) in Saudi Arabia (based on marriage to a KSA citizen)

In order to obtain a residence permit (IQAMA) in Saudi Arabia on the basis of marriage with a citizen of Saudi Arabia, you must first collect all the necessary documents and obtain a special type of visa

Requirements:

  • Filled application form;
  • 2 photos sized 4x6;
  • Signed commitment;
  • Original of international passport (2 blank pages on the opening spread must be in the passport, as well as validity period of at least 6 months);
  • Original Arabic translation of a marriage certificate. The translation should be legalized at the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, as well as at the KSA Embassy in Kiev***;
  • Original marriage certificate in the mosque;
  • Original Islam proclamation certificate;
  • Original spouse’s birth certificate. The document must be legalized in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (also the seal in the department of justice that issued the document);
  • Original Arabic translation of a spouse’s birth certificate. The translation should be legalized at the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, as well as at the KSA Embassy in Kiev***;
  • Certificate of good conduct legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Valid for 3 months;
  • Medical certificate attested by appropriate medical institution (with a stamp of regional outpatient clinic)***;
  • Original test results:
    • Hepatitis B (HEP B);
    • Hepatitis C (HEP C);
    • HIV;
    • Syphilis (VDRL);
    • Certificate from a narcologist;
  • Visa Authorization Code issued by the Ministry of the Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia;
  • Copy of husband’s ID card;
  • Copy of husband’s ID passport.

* The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has the right to require additional documents for issuing visas
** Test results, medical certificate and findings must be valid for no longer than three months for applying to the Embassy.
*** All medical certificates, findings and test results must be from state clinic with appropriate medical institution’s stamp.
**** After submitting documents to the visa center you have to make an appointment for fingerprinting.
***** Legalization of documents in Embassy of KSA, Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine is extra service.