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Welcome to Continental Visa Services

 

 

REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY FOR A FAMILY VISIT VISA FOR EUROPEAN UNION CITIZENS:

 

VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE:

· ALL APPLICATIONS MUST TO BE SUBMITTED TO CONTINENTAL VISA

SERVICES AS ONE FILE / APPLICATION TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:

CONTINENTAL VISA SERVICES,

Ground Floor,

7 Fitzwilliam Street Upper,

Grand Canal Dock,

Dublin 2, D02 WP92,  Ireland.

T: +353 (0) 1 678 5930 | F: +353 (0) 1 662 4812

E: contvisa@yahoo.ie | W: www.saudivisa.ie

 

 

· IF THERE ARE ANY DOCUMENTS MISSING FROM THE APPLICATION PACK,

DOCUMENTS WILL BE RETURNED BACK TO THE APPLICANT / SENDER VIA

POST OR YOU WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO BRING ALL THE DOCUMENTS BACK

WHEN COMPLETED – IF YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION IN

PERSON.

· FRAGMENTS OF DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED FROM MULTIPLE SOURCES SUCH

AS VIA EMAIL AS ONE SOURCE AND THE REST IN PERSON OR VIA POST IS NOT

ACCEPTABLE!

· YOU MUST SUBMIT ALL DOCUMENTS TOGETHER AS ONE FILE (IN PERSON OR

BY POST) OR YOUR DOCUMENTS WILL BE RETURNED BACK TO YOU!

· DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED THROUGH COMPANY AGENTS MUST ATTACH A

COMPANY CARD OR COMPANY TAG/SLIP AS PROOF OF THE APPLICANT’S

ASSOCIATION WITH THE COMPANY AGENT.

· DOCUMENTS WILL NO LONGER BE REVIEWED VIA EMAIL.

· DO NOT SUBMIT OR BOOK ANY FLIGHT TICKETS OR RESERVE FLIGHT TICKETS

UNTIL AFTER YOUR VISA HAS BEEN ISSUED; UNLESS IT HAS BEEN

REQUESTED OF YOU TO DO SO BY THE ROYAL EMBASSY OF SAUDI ARABIA IN

DUBLIN, IRELAND.

· PLEASE READ THE BELOW REQUIREMENTS CAREFULLY AND SUBMIT ALL OF

THE REQUIREMENTS AND CONFIRMATION OF PAYMENTS TOGETHER!

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LIST OF REQUIREMETS FOR A FAMILY VISIT VISA FOR EUROPEAN UNION CITIZENS

 

1. APPLICATION FORM:

The applicant MUST fully complete and sign one application form in block capital letters

and in black ink only!

 

2. PASSPORT SIZED PHOTOGRAPHS:

The applicant MUST submit 3 passport-sized photographs in white-background (Irishstandard

passport-sized photographs: https://www.123passportphoto.com/photorequirements.

php?country_code=IE&type=Passport)

 

3. ORIGINAL PASSPORT:

The applicant MUST submit their original passport which MUST be valid for 6 months or

more and MUST also have 2 blank pages facing each other

 

4. COPY OF PASSPORT PAGE DETAILS:

The applicant MUST submit a copy of the first page of their passport (this is the page

that contains the applicants personal I.D. information)

 

5. PROOF OF ADDRESS IN IRELAND:

The applicant MUST submit a copy of their proof of address in Ireland via one of the

following utility bills:

· Electricity Bill

· Gas Bill

· Telephone Bill

· Internet Bill

· TV License Bill

· Bank Statement – Submit a copy of your most recent bank statement along with

a copy of your most recent utility bill.

 

6. COPY OF PPS (PERSONAL PUBLIC SERVICE) CARD:

The applicant MUST submit copies of the front and back sides of their PPS (Personal

Public Service) Card.

The applicant’s PPS (Personal Public Service) Card MUST be valid for 6 months or more.

 

7. LETTER OF INVITATION:

The applicant MUST submit their letter of invitation which is a document that is

requested by the applicants sponsor in Saudi Arabia and issued by the Saudi Arabian

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Office in Saudi Arabia.

The letter of invitation MUST be legalized by the Saudi Arabian Chamber of commerce

before the letter of invitation becomes official.

 

8. BIRTH CERTIFICATE(S):

The Birth Certificate(s) MUST be legalized by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs

Office in Ireland – only if the Birth Certificate is of Irish Origin!

If the Birth Certificate(s) is not of Irish Origin, then the Birth Certificate(s) MUST be

legalized by the Embassy of the country that the Birth Certificate(s) is originally issued

from in Ireland

If the Embassy of the country that the Birth Certificate(s) is originally issued from in

Ireland are not able to legalize the Birth Certificate(s) for whatever reason, then you

MUST legalize your non-Irish Birth Certificate(s) by the Department of Foreign Affairs

Office from the country / nation that the Birth Certificate is originally issued from and also

by the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia of the same country / nation

Please contact Continental Visa Services for more information or assistance on this matter.

 

9. MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE(S):

The Marriage Certificate(s) MUST be legalized by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs

Office in Ireland – only if the Marriage Certificate is of Irish Origin!

If the Marriage Certificate(s) is not of Irish Origin, then the Marriage Certificate(s) MUST

be legalized by the Embassy of the country that the Marriage Certificate(s) is originally

issued from in Ireland

If the Embassy of the country that the Marriage Certificate(s) is originally issued from in

Ireland are not able to legalize the Marriage Certificate(s) for whatever reason, then you

MUST legalize your non-Irish Marriage Certificate(s) by the Department of Foreign

Affairs Office from the country / nation that the Marriage Certificate(s) is originally issued

from and also by the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia of the same country / nation

Please contact Continental Visa Services for more information or assistance on this matter.

 

10. COPY OF THE SAUDI ARABIAN SPONSOR’S IQAMAH (SAUDI ARABIAN

RESIDENCY CARD):

The applicant MUST submit a copy of the front and back sides of the Saudi Arabian

sponsor’s Iqamah (Saudi Arabian Residency Card) which MUST be valid for 6 months or

more from the date of departure.

 

11. TRAVEL PERMISSION LETTER:

If there are any under-aged children or minors travelling with one of the parents, the

parent that is not travelling MUST construct a type-written (electronic) letter, stating that

they give the parent that is travelling with the under-aged children / minors – permission

to travel to Saudi Arabia, where this letter MUST be signed by the parent giving the

permission for the other parent to travel with the under-aged children, legalized by an

Irish Solicitor and legalized by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs Office in Ireland.

If there are under-aged children that are travelling alone or with a guardian, then both

parents MUST construct a letter stating that they give their child the permission to travel

alone or with a guardian, signed by both parents, legalized by an Irish solicitor and

legalized by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs Office in Ireland.

 

12. CONFIRMATION OF PAYMENTS:

Payments for visa applications MUST be submitted via ONLINE BANK TRANSFER –

where you MUST print out a copy of the transaction of payment –including a reference of

the applicant’s name on the transaction sheet and attach it along with the rest of the documents.

Please contact CONTINENTAL VISA SERVICES to find out which payment method

options are available to you, before submitting your application.

Your application MUST be submitted along with your payments before your application is accepted!

 

FAMILY VISIT VISA FEES:

· SINGLE-ENTRY – 90 DAYS VALIDITY FEES: €347.60 EUROS

· MULTIPLE-ENTRY – 180 DAYS VALIDITY FEES: €421.40 EUROS

· MULTIPLE-ENTRY – 365 DAYS VALIDITY FEES: €605.50 EUROS

· MULTIPLE-ENTRY – 730 DAYS VALIDITY FEES: €882.00 EUROS

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOUR APPLICATION IS REJECTED FOR ANY REASON AND YOU

REQUEST FOR A REFUND – ONLY THE MEBASSY FEES WILL BE RETURNED TO YOU!

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 ONLINE BANK TRANSFER ACCOUNT DETAILS:

All payments MUST be sent to the below online bank transfer account details:

· ACCOUNT NAME: CONTINENTAL VISA SERVICES

· BANK NAME: LLOYDS TSB

· BANK ADDRESS: (PADDINGTON BRANCH) 167-169 Edgware Road, Paddington

  Road, W2 2HR, United Kingdom.

· ACCOUNT NUMBER: 01729758

· SORT CODE: 30-96-40

· IBAN (INTERNATIONAL BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER): GB58LOYD30964001729758

· BIC (SWIFT) CODE: LOYDGB2L

PLEASE NOTE: TO REFERENCE THE APPLICANTS FULL NAME WHEN TRANSFERRING

THE FEES TO OUR ONLINE BANK TRANSFER ACCOUNT (ESPECIALLY THOSE

APPLICANT’S WHO ARE APPLYING THROUGH A COMPANY AGENT) AND TO PRINT

OUT A COPY OF THE TRANSACTION MADE AND ATTACH IT ALONG WITH THE REST OF THE VISA APPLICATION DOCUMENTS.