Saudi Government Provide an online facility applying for permanent family visa from the official site of Ministry of Interior .
How can I online apply for family visa?
If you want to online apply for family visa in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia you should follow some steps.
For applying permanent family visa you should make sure that your salary must be more than 4000 SAR
You must pay 2000 SAR as permanent family fee visa to Ministry of Interior via online banking or from your ATM card if you have now ATM card you can pay from your friends ATM card.
Open the official site of MOI and from menu click on E-Service
Now click on ISTIQDAM
A window will be appear now you click on Family Visa Services. for further detail click on image.
After opening Family Visa Services now carefully reading all terms and conditions and click on New Family Visa Application
At this point you may be following kind of error.
Your Application cannot be processed because Istiqdam e-service Business rules have not been covered
REASONS OF ERROR
1 Your Iqama validity date have less than 90 days
2 If your profession is not ENGINEERS , Doctors, Professors, or Financial Analyst then you cannot applied Family Visa
In case of no error after clicking on Apply For Family Visa you will see a window of family visa services. . You will put detail like Name, details about Iqama, details of your Passport , your Religion, Celular Number, Profession and your company or kafeel/sponsor details. After writing all detail you click on “APPLY FOR FAMILY VISA”
Now you will add your information of your family members with their description like, Full Name , Nationality, Passport Number, Age, Religion, Relationship, Port of Boarding after putting this information you will click on Agree term and condition button and now you click on SUBMIT FAMILY VISA button . Now your Online process applying visa is complete.
What to do after submitting online application?
After submitting online application you should follow some steps
1 After a successful submission, you should take a printout of the your application and get signed and stamped it from your sponsor/employer and will approved from Chamber Of Commerce or your sponsor/employer can approved it through Ministry Of Interior (MOI) Electronic portal as applicable.
2 You should finish all formalities of your Application within 30 days from the date of submission.
3 If you success to approval from ISTIQDAM , You will receive a confirmation message on your mobile it is means it is approved from MOI.
4 After approving from MOI your application will refer to Minisstry Of Foreign Affair MOFA may take a time of 4 or 5 days for approval of your application after 5 days you should visit to MOFA Official website or click this link http://www.mofa.gov.sa/
5 After opening this site Choose English, language.
6 Select the Ministry Services a menu will be appear here you click on visa services for more detail check this pic
7 After opening visa services window you select visa issued from MoFA and writer your visa number , Iqama number and image code and press enter or click on inquiri button for further detail check the image.
8 Now you will see this window
9 Now you print out this page and forward to home country for visa stamping.