Document for use in Saudi Arabia needs first to be legalised by way of FCO Apostille and then submitted to the Consulate of Saudi Arabia for further attestation.
Commercial documents additionally require legalisation at the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) prior to submitting to the Consulate of Saudi Arabia for further attestation.
The consular fee is £45 per personal document for the first document and £21 for each subsequent one; OR £59.22 per commercial document (including LCCI and ABCC fees).
Turnaround time is likely to be 3 working days for personal documents and 5-6 working days for commercial documents.
The signatory(ies) passport(s) number must be typed in/written under/against his/her name for Powers of Attorney, Authorisations of Agent and Agreements.
Also, any Saudi national appointed within the document, must have their ID numbers typed in/written against each name as well as company registration number for any company mentioned in it.
Photocopy of ID card for each Saudi national appointed as well as passport copy of each signatory are required on submission.
The name and address of the consignee or agent in Saudi Arabia must appear on each document.
For work permit application and legalisation of educational certificates, document(s) must be presented through the Cultural Attaché and not through the consular section.
Three photocopies of each document are required in case of commercial documents.
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