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REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY FOR A STUDENT VISA FOR IRISH CITIZENS:

VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE:

· ALL APPLICATIONS MUST 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.

Tel: +353 (0) 1 678 5930 | Fax: +353 (0) 1 662 4812

Email: contvisa@yahoo.ie | Web: 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 STUDENT VISA FOR IRISH 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. BLOCK VISA PAPERWORK:

The applicant MUST submit their Block Visa Paperwork 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 Block Visa Paperwork MUST be submitted along with the Saudi Arabian company’s

CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION.

The Block Visa Paperwork MUST be submitted along with the AUTHORIZATION

LETTER – which is a document that is requested by the applicant’s sponsor in Saudi

Arabia and issued by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Office in Saudi Arabia

– which is a document that gives CONTINENTAL VISA SERVICES the permission to

process your visa.

6. MEDICAL REPORT APPLICATION FORM:

The applicant MUST have their Medical Report Application Form (which can be

downloaded via our website: www.saudivisa.ie) fully-completed by an Irish physician in

TYPE-WRITTEN FORMAT, then signed and stamped by the Irish physician.

The Irish physician MUST also include their MEDICAL COUNCIL NUMBER on the

Medical Report Application Form

The Medical Report MUST then be legalized by the IRISH DEPARTMENT OF

FOREIGN AFFAIRS OFFICE in Ireland via the below address:

Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade,

The Dublin Passport Office,

Knockmaun House,

42-47 Mount Street Lower,

Grand Canal Dock,

Dublin Southside,

Dublin 2,

D02 TN83,

Ireland. Tel: +353 (0) 1 671 1633

 

PLEASE NOTE: The Irish Department of Foreign Affairs Office in Ireland will not legalize

Medical Reports that have not included the Irish physician’s medical council number.

The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Ireland do not accept Medical Report Application

Forms that have been conducted in hand-written format nor will they accept medical

report application forms that have not been completed by an Irish physician!

7. ACCEPTANCE LETTER :

The applicant MUST submit an acceptance letter from the Saudi Arabian University /

College (of which the letter MUST be addressed to the Royal Embassy of Saudi

Arabia in Ireland) that is inviting the applicant to travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

8. DEGREE / QUALIFICATION CERTIFICATE(S):

The applicant MUST submit their (most recent) original degree / qualification

certificate(s) – which MUST be legalized by the following organizations:

v The applicant MUST legalize their degree / qualification certificate(s) by the

Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau from the country / nation that the applicant’s

degree / qualification certificate(s) was originally issued from.

v The applicant MUST legalize their degree / qualification certificate(s) by the

Department of Foreign Affairs Office from the country / nation that the applicant’s

degree / qualification certificate(s) was originally issued from.

v The applicant MUST legalize their degree / qualification certificate(s) by the

Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia from the country / nation that the applicant’s

degree / qualification certificate(s) was originally issued from.

8.1. If the applicant does not possess a degree / qualification certificate(s), then

the applicant MUST submit their leaving certificate and legalize their leaving

certificate by the Department of Foreign Affairs Office from the country / nation

that the leaving certificate obtained, was originally issued from.

8.2. If the degree / qualification certificate obtained by the applicant is of Irish

origin, then the applicant MUST legalize their Irish degree / qualification

certificate(s) by the following organizations:

 

v Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau in Ireland:

Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau – Dublin,

20-24 Sheriff Street Upper,

North Dock,

Dublin 1,

D01 E650,

Ireland. Tel: +353 (0) 1 633 0111

v Irish Department of Foreign Affairs Office:

Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade,

Dublin Passport Office,

Knockmaun House,

42-47 Mount Street Lower,

Grand Canal Dock,

Dublin Southside,

Dublin 2,

D02 TN83, Ireland.

Tel: +353 (0) 1 671 1633

v Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia:

Continental Visa Services,

Ground Floor,

7 Fitzwilliam Street Upper,

Grand Canal Dock,

Dublin 2,

D02 WP92,

Ireland. Tel: +353 (0) 1 678 5930

9. BIRTH CERTIFICATE:

The applicant MUST submit their original Irish Birth Certificate – which MUST be

legalized by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs Office in Ireland

If the applicant’s Birth Certificate is not of Irish origin, then the applicant MUST legalize

their Non-Irish Birth Certificate by the following organizations:

v The applicant MUST legalize their Non-Irish Birth Certificate by the

Department of Foreign Affairs Office from the country / nation that the

applicant’s Birth Certificate was originally issued from.

v The applicant MUST also legalize their Non-Irish Birth Certificate by the

Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia from the country / nation that the

applicant’s Birth Certificate was originally issued from.

v And the applicant MUST legalize their Non-Irish Birth Certificate by the

Embassy of the country / nation that the applicant’s Birth Certificate was

originally issued from; in Ireland.

10. POLICE (GARDA) CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE:

The applicant MUST obtain their Irish Police Clearance Certificate from their local Garda

(Police) station in Ireland and legalize their Irish Police Clearance Certificate by the Irish

Department of Foreign Affairs Office in Ireland.

Irish Department of Foreign Affairs Office Address:

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade,

Dublin Passport Office,

Knockmaun House,

42-47 Mount Street Lower,

Grand Canal Dock,

Dublin Southside,

Dublin 2,

D02 WP92,

Ireland. Tel: +353 (0) 1 671 1633.

11. REFERENCES OF GOOD CHARACTER:

The applicant MUST submit references of good character (i.e. from a religious

organization such as your local Mosque, Church, Synagogue, Temple, etc…),

community organizations, workplace / employer, school / university, etc…

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!

STUDENT VISA FEES:

· SINGLE-ENTRY – 90 DAYS VALIDITY FEES: €212.50 EUROS (PER

APPLICANT)

· ADDITIONAL FEES TO LEGALIZE YOUR IRISH DEGREE / QUALIFICATION

CERTIFICATE BY THE ROYAL EMBASSY OF SAUDI ARABIA – DUBLIN;

FEES: €30.00 EUROS (PER APPLICANT)

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN REJECTED FOR ANY REASON AND

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

THE ROYAL EMBASSY OF SAUDI ARABIA – DUBLIN, MAY REQUEST FURTHER

INFORMATION AND / OR DOCUMENTATION THAT IT CONSIDERS RELEVANT AND

NECESSARY.

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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.

 

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