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A Pakistani Guide to Degree Attestation for Saudi Arabia

A Pakistani Guide to Degree Attestation for Saudi Arabia

Getting your Saudi Arabian Degree Attested and verified while you are working abroad can be quite a task. To get your Degree Attestation and approved for Saudi Arabia in Pakistan, you will need to visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in your capital city and the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Islamabad.

Unfortunately, remote execution of these procedures from Pakistan is not viable, it requires in-person presence. In addition, when you start adding international flights to the mix, getting your Saudi Arabian document approval in person can quickly get expensive.

Requirements Document Attestation for Saudi Arabia

Before you go Saudi Arabia for things like studying, working, or moving, Degree Attestation from HEC MOFA, Saudi Embassy and Saudi Culture for Pakistani Professionals is important and a necessity these days.

For Professional Pakistani expats in Saudi Arabia, degree attestation is required for various purposes:

  1. Applying and Stamping of Saudi Arabia Work Visa on Passport.
  2. Changing Profession on Iqama.
  3. Applying for a Permanent Work Visa.
  4. Applying for Educational Purposes.

Remember, professionals must have their degree attested to renew their Iqama.

Requirements Document Attestation for Saudi Arabia
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1. Attestation from Higher Education Commission (HEC)

The initial phase in the degree attestation process for the Saudi embassy and Saudi Arabia culture involves attesting the degree at the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Pakistan.

Requirements of Attestation from HEC:

  1. Original Matric Certificate
  2. Original Inter certificate
  3. Original Degree and Transcript

HEC attests all the photocopies of the degrees after completing the attestation of the original documents.

2. Attestation from Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)

After the HEC attestation, the subsequent step involves attesting the degree at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan. This process requires a visit to Islamabad.

Here is the complete Fees Structure of MOFA Attestation.

3. Attestation from Saudi Culture

Before submitting your educational documents or degrees for attestation at the Saudi Arabia embassy, it is necessary to obtain endorsement from the Saudi Culture Office in Islamabad.

Requirements of Attestation from Saudi Culture:

  1. Passport and CNIC copy.
  2. Saudi Arabia visa copy and Iqama copy.
  3. A request letter to the Saudi embassy for degree attestation.
  4. Original degree certificate with foreign office attestation.
  5. Mark sheet of the degree to be attested from the Saudi Culture Office.
  6. Original job contract or offer letter attested from MOFA and Chamber of Commerce (KSA).
  7. Regular Bonafide Student letter from the university campus verifying that this person has completed the degree as a regular student at their campus.

4. Saudi Embassy Attestation

The final stage in the attestation process involves obtaining attestation for your degree or educational documents from the Saudi Arabia embassy in Pakistan.

The cost for getting your documents approved by the Saudi embassy in Pakistan varies depending on the type of degree or certificate. It usually ranges from Rs 7000 to Rs 9500. Saudi culture attestation in Pakistan is usually handled by a person authorized by the Saudi embassy.

Requirements of Attestation from Saudi Embassy:

  1. All the aforementioned documents.
  2. A request letter to the Saudi embassy for degree attestation.

Conclusion:

If you want to get a certificate attested by the Saudi embassy, HEC or MOFA, there are a few steps to follow. But no need to stress! Delta International is the #1 document attestation service provider that can make the whole process easy for you. You can apply for your certificate without leaving the Saudi Arabia, and we will handle the entire process for you. So, you can relax and not worry about a thing.

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