We have given below the list of Iqama professions who are eligible to apply for a family visit visa in Saudi Arabia in the year 2019. You might know that you must be having a suitable iqama profession to apply for a family visa in Saudi Arabia.
If your profession is not there in the list of Iqama professions who are eligible to apply for a family visit visa in Saudi Arabia in the year 2019, you will have to undergo the procedure to change your Iqama profession.
However, while selecting the profession from the list of Iqama professions who are eligible to apply for a family visit visa in Saudi Arabia in the year 2019, you need to be careful as some professions are reserved only for Saudis. You must ensure that your Iqama is not one of them.
If your profession is already in the list of Iqama professions we are talking about, you can do all the following things in Saudi Arabia.
- Apply for Family Visit Visa from Saudi Arabia
- Apply for Permanent Family Visa in Saudi Arabia
- Apply for Saudi Driving License on Automatic Car
List of professions eligible for family visit visa in Saudi Arabia 2019
1-Accountant / Accounts Verifier / Auditor
6-Agricultural specialist (General)
10-Air Transport Manager
11-Aircraft Landing Controller
12-Aircraft Maintenance Technician
13-Aircraft Takeoff Controller
20-Artists which include actors, musicians, composers, poets, painters and singers are also included in the list of Iqama professions who are eligible to apply for a family visit visa in Saudi Arabia in the year 2019.
21-Assistant Engineer (All specializations)
22-Assistant General Manager
34-Banking Business Manager
35-Breeding Specialist (Animals/ Birds/ Bees)
39-Captain of Ship/Cruise/Carrier/Steamship
41-Chairman (All types)
42-Chairman / Executive Director
43-Chemist (All Specializations)
47-Cinema or Television Producer
51-Company or Factory Manager
52-Computer Programmer / Computer Technician – Many people ask if they can apply for family visit visa on the basis of the computer technician profession in iqama. We have written a detailed article on this.
53-Consultant (All types)
54-Consultant (All types)
55-Control Equipment Technician
56-Cooperative Society Manager
58-Cruise Ship Guide
62-Dental Technician (Fixing)
63-Diplomat (Members of diplomatic corps)
69-Employees at the Embassies in the GCC countries (Except
70-All types of engineers are included in the list of Iqama professions who are eligible to apply for a family visit visa in Saudi Arabia in the year 2019. Moreover, they can apply for the permanent family visa online.
71-Executive Manager or Director
80-General Professional Trainer
85-Head of Prosecution
86-Horse Breeding Technician
89-Information Systems Expert
101-Land Transport Manager
102-Lawyer / Advocate
109-Male or Female Nurse
110-Manager (All types)
111-Manager or Director of any government organization or a private company is also included in the list of iqama professions who are eligible to apply for a family visit visa in Saudi Arabia in the year 2019.
113-Marine Traffic Controller
114-Marine Transport Manager
123-Medical Analysis Specialist
124-Medical Equipment Technician
125-Medical Therapy Specialist
126-Medical X-ray Specialist
137-Physician (All specializations)
140-Player (All sports items in a sports club)
141-President or Director of a Club
142-President or Director of a University
144-Printing and Publishing Manager
147-Professional Security and Safety Technician
150-Program Producer is also included in the list of Iqama professions who are eligible to apply for a family visit visa in Saudi Arabia in the year 2019
156-Radio or TV Transmission Technician
160-Research & Studies Director
167-Secretary or Manager of Library
169-Ship Maintenance Technician
172-Special Needs Teacher
174-Sports Medicine Specialist
178-Support Services Jobs)
179-Surgeon (All specializations)
181-Teacher / Instructor
185-Tourism Agency Manager
188-Train Maintenance Technician
190-Travel or Tourism Agent
192-TV or Radio Programs Presenter
197-Well Drilling Technician
We have not provided any list of Iqama professions who are NOT eligible to apply for a family visit visa in Saudi Arabia in the year 2019. It means any profession which is not stated above is not eligible to apply for a family visa in Saudi Arabia.
Many expatriates living in Saudi Arabia who has the iqama profession of labour or house driver want to know if they can apply for a family visit visa.