Saudi Arabia

In order to obtain a visa for Saudi Arabia, the applicant needs to go personally to the responsible visa centre in Bern for an interview. This is the address:

VFS Tasheel International
Visa Services Centre
Weststrasse 2
3005 Bern

You must fix an appointment first (electronically on the website of VFS Tasheel). The documents must be complete, if they are not, the application will not be accepted.

Our company offers you the following service:

  • Controlling of the documents (please, send the scanned documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We check them and let you know whether anything is missing. Your advantage: you have the guarantee that, at your appointment in Bern, your documents are complete and that your application will not be refused.)
  • Fixing an appointment (we fix an appointment for you electronically. Save time and energy!)

In order to obtain the visa for Saudi Arabia for you, we need all these documents:

  • Valid passport (needs to be valid for at least 6 more months after your return date and needs to have 2 empty pages)
  • visa application form in English or French, completed and signed
  • 2 recent passport photos (in colour and with a bright background)
  • copy of your residence permit (gilt für alle OHNE Schweizer oder Liechteinsteiner Pass)
  • completed contract form for bornpower gmbh

Additional documents for business visas:

  • excerpt from the commercial register of the Swiss company
  • excerpt from the commercial register of the Saudi company
  • transfer letter from the Swiss employer sending the applicant:

    Has to be addressed to the embassy, has to show the applicant’s name, give the reasons for the trip, the name of the institution that will be visited, the number of entries and the needed validity of the visa, confirm the assumption of the travel costs, it has to be signed by the applicant’s superior and stamped by the chamber of commerce.

    We carry out the certification of the chamber of commerce for you.

  • Invitation letter from the company which will be visited:

    A copy is enough. It needs to mention the name of the applicant’s Swiss employer, it has to be addressed to the consulate in Bern and it has to be issued by the foreign ministry of Saudi Arabia.

    Please note: there are NO tourist visas issued!

Processing time for the visa

  • Appointment: 3-4 days from the electronic request for an interview
  • Receipt of the visa: 5 working days from the submitted application in Bern

Fees per visa:

The consulate fees are paid directly at the visa centre in Bern.

Our fees:

Controlling of the documents CHF 64.- (Express processing: CHF 140. -)
Fixing an appointment CHF 30.-
Legalization chamber of commerce CHF 60.-


Wo sende ich meine Unterlagen?

Bitte senden Sie Ihre Unterlagen per Einschreiben an:
bornpower gmbh
Alpenstrasse 4
Postfach 6849
CH – 6000 Luzern 6
You can also drop your documents off personally. Please call us at +41 41 410 61 61 to make an appointment.

Wie bezahle ich das Visum?

Sie haben folgende Zahlungsmöglichkeiten:
Bargeld beilegen

Es kann kein Rückgeld erstattet werden.

Per E-Banking bezahlen
(zzgl. Gebühr CHF 2.-)


Zuger Kantonalbank, 6300 Zug
IBAN: CH13 0078 7007 7156 0490 4
BLZ / Clearing: 00787
Postkonto: 80-192-9
Kontoinhaber: bornpower gmbh, 6331 Hünenberg
Per Kreditkarte bezahlen
(zzgl. Gebühr CHF 5.-)

Den Rechnungsbetrag entnehmen Sie dem Infoblatt des jeweiligen Landes.

Per Rechnung bezahlen
(zzgl. Gebühr CHF 15.-)

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