Job vacancy - Visa Assistant

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Riyadh is currently seeking a Visa Assistant. The position is temporarily, starting mid-April 2018.

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Riyadh
The Embassy has 16 employees, incl. 3 diplomats from Norway. The Embassy’s mission is to serve Norwegian interests and promote relations between Norway and Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman and Yemen within foreign politics, trade, business, tourism (visa) and public diplomacy. For more information, see

Type of employment: Temporarily

Duration of appointment: 4 months, starting mid-April 2018

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Receiving, verifying and registering visa and residence permit applications
  • Interviewing, in residence permit cases
  • Answering enquires by phone and e-mail
  • Following up and filing of cases
  • Other administrative tasks as assigned

Educational and other requirements

  • Demonstrated excellent command in spoken and written Arabic and English
  • Higher education degree
  • Self-driven, reliable, very cooperative, communicative, flexible and a team player
  • Non-Saudi applicants must have residence permit

We offer

  • Diverse, dynamic and challenging tasks
  • Dedicated colleagues and a good, international work environment
  • Competitive salary
  • The Foreign Service’s values are: Effectiveness, job satisfaction, professionalism and openness


  • Applications, including a cover letter, complete CV with photo, recommendations, transcripts of diplomas and copy of both Iqama and passport, must be sent to the Norwegian Embassy in Riyadh by e-mail:
  • Deadline: 15 March 2018
  • We will not be able to return applications or submitted documents to applicants
  • Short-listed applicants will be called for an interview at the embassy in early April