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Welcome to Continental Visa Services

 

REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY FOR A WORK VISA FOR IRISH CITIZENS:

 

VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE:

· ALL APPLICATIONS MUST TO BE SUBMITTED TO CONTINENTAL VISA

SERVICES AS ONE FILE / APPLICATION.

· 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 WORK 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. COPY OF EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT:

The applicant MUST submit a copy of the full employment contract – of which the

employment contract MUST be issued by the applicant’s company sponsor in Saudi Arabia.

If the employment contract is issued from a Saudi Arabian company that is not

associated or regulated by the Saudi Arabian government (a private company), then the

employment contract MUST be legalized by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Office in Saudi Arabia.

If the employment contract is issued by a Saudi Arabian company that is associated or

regulated by the Saudi Arabian government, then the employment contract does not

need to be legalized by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Office in Saudi Arabia.

7. 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!

8. DEGREE / QUALIFICATION CERTIFICATE(S):

The applicant MUST legalize their Degree / Qualification certificate(s) by the following

official offices:

8.1. The Department of Foreign Affairs Office from the country of origin that the

applicant’s Degree / Qualification certificate(s) is originally issued from

8.2. The Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau from the country of origin that the applicant’s

Degree / Qualification certificate is originally issued from

8.3. The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia from the country of origin that the

applicant’s Degree / Qualification certificate is originally issued from

Example No. 1: If the applicant’s Degree / Qualification certificate(s) was

originally issued in the United Kingdom, then the applicant MUST legalize their

U.K. Degree / Qualification certificate(s) by the following official offices in the

U.K.

· The Foreign and Commonwealth office in the United Kingdom

· The Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau in the United Kingdom

· And the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in the United Kingdom

Example No. 2: If the applicant’s Degree / Qualification certificate(s) was

originally issued in Ireland, then the applicant MUST legalize their Irish Degree /

Qualification certificate(s) by the following official offices in Ireland:

· The Irish Department of Foreign Affairs Office in Ireland:

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

· The Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau in Ireland:

The Stockyard,

20-24 Sheriff Street Upper,

North Dock,

Dublin 1,

D01 E650,

Ireland.

Tel: +353 (0) 1 633 0111

 

· And the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Ireland:

Continental Visa Services,

Ground Floor,

7 Fitzwilliam Street Upper,

Grand Canal Dock,

Dublin 2,

D02 WP92,

Ireland.

Tel: +353 (0) 1 678 5930

 

9. POLICE CLEARANCE CERETIFICATE:

The applicant MUST submit their Police (Garda) Clearance Certificate which MUST be

obtained from their local police station in Ireland and legalized by the Irish Department of

Foreign Affairs Office in Ireland.

10. 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!

WORK VISA FEES:

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

· €30.00 EUROS IN ADDITION TO BE PAID IF YOU HAVE AN IRISH DEGREE

  €242.50 EUROS in total.

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.

 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.