Document for use in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia needs first to be legalised by way of FCO Apostille and then submitted to the Consulate of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for further attestation.
Commercial documents additionally require legalisation by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) prior to submitting to the Consulate for further attestation.
The consular fee is £45 per personal document and £72.60 per commercial document (including London and Arab Chambers fees).
Turnaround time is likely to be 3 working days for personal documents and 7-10 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(s) for each Saudi national appointed as well as passport copy(ies) of each signatory(ies) are required on submission.
Passport copy of applicant for any type of document is required on submission, irrespective if it is a Power of Attorney or not.
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 is required in case of commercial documents.
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