In this article, we have shared the list of all those professions who are eligible to apply for a permanent family visa in Saudi Arabia.
In case your profession is not one of the listed professions below, you might have to change your Iqama profession.
However, while selecting the profession you need to be careful as some professions are reserved only for Saudis. You must ensure that your Iqama is not one of them.
List of professions eligible for family visa
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.
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.
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 if they are registered with the Saudi Council of Engineers.
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.
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
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 visit visa in Saudi Arabia. It means any profession which is not stated above is not eligible to apply for a family visa in Saudi Arabia.