Attestation Of ACCA for applying family visa for KSA

I am ACCA affiliate from Pakistan and now a days living in Makkah,Saudi Arabia. I want to change my profession for applying permenant visa for my family.
When i started to gather information i came to know that ACCA will be attested from UK as it is UK based certification,which make sense ofcourse. After checking Saudi Culture Buerue Uk website they stated clearly that application with distant learning will be rejected and as ACCA is simillar accounting program. For this all situation i contacted many agents in uk like gulf visa and many others. Some of them said they dont attest some said they do.
I have not forwarded my certification to any one, not to saudi culture nor to any agent because i am totally confused about all procedure.
I have been awarded with Advance Diploma in Accounting and Bussiness as well as with professional certificate.
My quries are:
1) Saudi culture uk attest ACCA or not?
2) If yes, then which certificate is more appropriate to be attested from above mentioned certifications?
3)one agent told me that no need to attest from saudi culture as saudi embassy attest it even not attested from saudi culture. Is this true?
4) if it is true MOFA accept it or not?

Umair Ahmad


I am having the similar issue. Through my research Ive found that Saudi Culture will not attest the ACCA membershio certificate but the embassy will directly attest it. I am using Gulfvisa and Ive been told to use my membership certificate for this reason. If you can wait for a month I will be able to tell you the result of doing so.

Yes offcourse i can wait. But i dont have membership of ACCA. I am just ACCA affiliate.
I have also mailed to, they told me exactly the same that saudi embassy will attest it even saudi culture dont do it.


Did u done with all that process? Got your membership attested from saudi embassy,uk? Did MOFA accepted it?
Kindly update me


Dear Fahad,

Can you tell what happened with your membership certificate attestation? did it go well?
were you able to change profession and bring your family?


Were you able to transfer sponsorship?

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