Service Details

Service Name
Issuing Laisse-Passer
Service Beneficiaries
Service Description

​Issuing laissez-passer for Saudis abroad in order to enter the Kingdom. 

Conditions and Requirements

General Conditions


  • An embassy or consulate may be chosen based on your location.
  • The applicant's photo must be clear, up to date and with a white background. The size must not exceed 5 megabytes.
  • Attach a copy of letter of introduction. (A letter from employer if the citizen is an employee or from the cultural mission if the citizen is a scholarship student or from the university if the citizen is studying at his own expense or from the hospital if the citizen is being treated.)
  • Attach a copy of the national ID ( or a written explanation on why it's not provided) and attach it to the additional section.
  • The applicant may ask the mission to return the original passport and documents after comparison, if needed. However, the original passport must be returned to the mission (to puncture and stamp it with a cancellation seal) upon receiving the new passport.
  • Failure to attach the required documents risks your request of being delayed or not accepted.
  • The required attached document must be no bigger than 2 MB and the format: JPG, JPEG, PNG, TIF, BMP, PDF.
  • The presence of the applicant may be requested or the legal guardian.
  • Attach a copy of the guardian's consent if there are minors.
  • Attach custody papers, if in the custody of the mother.
  • Attach the mother's approval of issuing the passport if she is non-Saudi.
  • Attach a written parental consent and proof of marriage or kinship if the applicant is female or  under the age of 18 (copy of family ID and ...).
  • The approval of  authorities must be taken regarding requests for citizens over 18 years old and do not have a national identity number.


Additional conditions specified for issuing laissez-passer for newborns:

  • Attach a copy of the birth certificate and send the original through the post.
  • Attach a copy of the father's passport.
  • Attach a copy of the mother's passport.
  • Attach a copy of the national identity and family ID (family card).

Additional conditions specified for the issuance of laissez-passer in place of the lost, damaged or stolen passport:

  • Attach a copy of residence or study ID (especially students and their companions), if available.
  • In case the passport is lost, damaged or stolen, print out the " record form of lost passports" No. 1 and No. 2 (the template is available at the end of the electronic form) fill it, sign it and send it (attachment) with the form. 
  • Attach a police report which refers to a filed complaint about the incident, whether it may be theft or loss of the passport. 
Services and steps
  • Pay passport issuance fee of $40.10 USD per person from the Enjaz website through the payment link and keep the reference number (No. Enjaz).
  • Fill in electronically the "passport issuance" application. Enter the reference number (No. Enjaz) in the designated box and attach a personal photo and  the required documents.
  • After completing and filling out the form, print it out, sign it and attach it.
  • The system will automatically send an e-mail and text message to confirm the registration process or to report  any other requirements.
  • The applicant may be asked to be present in the specified mission or to send the documents through the post. The applicant may also, request to receive the new documents, once ready, through the post, as described in the general terms and requirements.
  • It is advised to prepare a personal photo and the required documents before filling out the form. (You may convert paper documents into electronic files using a scanner).
  • The system allows the applicant to query about the course of the transaction stages (what has been done) through the querying link. It also allows assessment of the service through the evaluation link.
  • Noting that the course of action is: open, auditing at the mission, waiting for proof of payment, processing at  the Ministry,  waiting for others reply, being sent to the mission through the post, waiting for the citizen to receive the document from the mission, and complete. In special cases, they may be (awaiting the completion of requirements, pending sending the documents, and canceled).
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