But, until December 7th 2022 they are not part of the Hague convention, and all foreign documents must still be legalised with the Saudi Embassy.

There are different rules for different documents before the embassy can accept them. Business and personal documents and the reason for the legalisation requirement will influence what embassy attestation service you will need.

We liaise with the Saudi Embassy in London on a regular basis. We a familiar with their requirements and what it takes to get your documents attested so that they don’t get rejected.

sa Royal Saudi Arabia Embassy Attestation

Processing time:

Personal document 1 week*
Business document 2 weeks*

Legalisation requirements:

Hague convention member: NO
Is embassy legalisation available: YES
Do the documents need to be translated: NO
Do they offer an express service: NO
Can documents be bundled: YES
Do they require ABCC certification: YES
Do they require copies: YES

Legalisation Procedure:

1. FCDO authentication
2. Arab-British Chamber of certification
3. Embassy legalisation

Educational Certificates will need to go through the Cultural Attache before being accepted by the consulate, this can only be done in person.

You must provide a photocopy of the person’s passport whose name is on the documents. This applies to both business and personal documents.

IMPORTANT: The embassy requests that you include two, non-returnable, photocopies of all your documents.

If you are unsure about how to get your documents attested at the Royal Saudi Arabia Embassy in London, please speak to our experts, they are perfectly placed to advise and help you. Call today.

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Here’s whats included with in the embassy attesation service:

  • We advise and check that your documents meet attestation criteria

  • If documents need to be certified, we get a solicitor

  • We submit your documents to the FCDO for the apostille

  • We arrange and complete the Saudi embassy attestation

  • We also arrange and complete the Arab Chamber of Commerce certification

  • Documents are returned by your preferred chosen method.

  • We are competitively priced with no hidden fees

  • We have a service guarantee! If we can’t get your documents attested, we refund our fee.

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Saudi Arabia embassy legalisation rules

  • For any Individual document(s) copy of a passport of the signatory(ies) is required, and the signatory(ies) passport(s) number must be written under his/their name(s) for Powers of Attorney and any other signed documents.
  • Any Saudi Arabian nationals appointed, must have their ID numbers typed in against each name.
  • The name and address of the consignee or agent in Saudi Arabia must appear on each document.
  • All Commercial must be attested by the Arab British chamber.
  • For Bills and invoices please contact us to arrange for legalisation by the Arab British chamber.
  • ACCA Certificate has to be certified on its original document, therefore certified copy can not be made.

Saudi Arabia embassy legalisation requirements – per document

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