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Attestation of ACCA (UK) Degree For Saudi Arabia

Jawazat & MOIAttestation of ACCA (UK) Degree For Saudi Arabia

To get a permanent family visit visa in Saudi Arabia, those holding an ACCA (UK) degree must get an attestation done.

However, the degree attestation is done by many authorities, namely,

  • The British Council,
  • The Legalization Office of the UK,
  • The Saudi Embassy and
  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia (MOFA).

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This article will let you know all the steps and documentation needed to get your ACCA degree attestation in Saudi Arabia.

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Step 1: Degree attestation by the British Council

  • Firstly, you must submit the certificate to the local British Council office for attestation, along with your Certificate and Transcript.
  • Degree Attestation fees for British Council: 200 SR
  • Expected time of degree attestation: 15 days
  • Location of British Council offices in KSA: Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam

Step 2: The United Kingdom’s Legalization Office

After the British Council attestation, you must send your degree to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office or Legalization office in the United Kingdom for ‘legalization’ by asking the Legalization Office to confirm that the signature, stamp, or seal is from a UK public official.

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After the FCO has authenticated your document, it attaches a stamped official certificate (an ‘apostille’) to it. 

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For this step, you need an agent in the UK who can collect your document from the legalization office and then send it to Saudi Embassy for further attestation.

Further details of the FCO process can be found on their website. The Legalization fee is 30 Pounds per document plus 5 Pounds for the courier.

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Step 3: Degree attestation by the Saudi Embassy in the UK

Once you have received the documents from the Legalization office, they must be stamped by the Saudi Embassy in the UK. You can always contact the Saudi Embassy in the UK for any assistance or concern.

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Step 4: Attestation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of KSA

Once you have received your documents from the UK, you can send them to Saudi Arabia for MOFA degree attestation. After all these attestations, you can get the SOCPA membership and apply for a permanent family visit visa.

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