Information for Commercial Delegation/ Commercial Events
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 Information for Commercial Delegation / Commercial events in Saudi Arabia
 
The following may be considered while planning to bring a commercial delegation and Commercial Events in Saudi Arabia:
 

  1. All Commercial Delegations / Commercial Events require clearance from Saudi Authorities through Council of Saudi Chambers which takes about 2-3 months time. Generally, the clearance is received close to the arrival of the commercial delegation/commercial event.
  2. The Saudi Authorities require complete details of the Commercial Delegation / Commercial Events like names of the delegates, passport details, date and duration of visit, venue, etc. for processing.
  3. Generally, the visas are cleared by Saudi Embassy / Consulate in India only after the clearance is received from the Saudi Authorities in Riyadh.
  4. Hotels require not only the approval from the Council of Saudi Chambers to host Commercial Events but also the approval from local Governorate which is granted only after the clearance is given by Council of Saudi Chambers through Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Saudi Arabia.
  5. Accordingly, the visit of commercial delegation / commercial event is required to be planned meticulously and giving an appropriate lead time for the Embassy to seek necessary clearances from Saudi Authorities.
 
The following may be considered while planning to bring a Government Commercial delegation and Government sponsored Commercial Events in Saudi Arabia:
 

  1. All Government Commercial Delegations / Government sponsored Commercial events require clearance from Saudi Authorities through Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Saudi Arabia which takes about 3 months time. Generally, the clearance is received close to the arrival of the delegation / event.
  2. The Saudi Authorities require complete details of the Government Commercial Delegation / Government sponsored Commercial events like names of the delegates, passport details, date and duration of visit, venue, etc. for processing.
  3. Generally, the visas are cleared by Saudi Embassy / Consulate in India only after the clearance is received from the Saudi Authorities in Riyadh.
  4. Hotels require not only the approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Saudi Arabia to host Government sponsored Commercial Events but also the approval from local Governorate which is granted only after the clearance is given by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  5. Accordingly, the visit of Government commercial delegation / Government sponsored Commercial Events is required to be planned meticulously and giving an appropriate lead time for the Embassy to seek necessary clearances from Saudi Authorities.