Any visa related questions or to receive confirmation that passport or other visa related documents have been received by the Consulate section, you may contact the Consulate Section at fax (202) 337-4084.
Visa instruction are also listed on the embassy website at http://localhost/services. Visa fees must be paid online through Enjaz website or through any of the Visa Offices Registered with Enjaz.

Total Visa usual processing time, including Enjaz application, is one business day. Incomplete applications and passports will be returned unprocessed to applicants the same day.  The Embassy DOES NOT charge extra to expedite the issuance of a visa nor for the duration or number of entries.  The business visa fee is $270 and all other visa fees are $108, regardless of duration or number of entries. 

All visa fees must be paid online through Enjaz website
or through any of the Visa Offices Registered with Enjaz. 
Please include copy of receipt with application. The Consulate Section will not accept visa fee payments.

Geographical Distribution of Consular Services
In order to facilitate efficient consulate services in the United States, the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, D.C. is complemented by three consulates general.  Consular services undertaken by the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia and the consulates general are distributed according to geographic location.  To determine which consulate can assist you, please consult the list of consular districts.

  • ​Adding-Newborn-to-Saudi-Residence-Card 
  • Business Visa 
  • Commercial Visa 
  • Diplomatic and Official Visa 
  • Employment Visa 
  • Escort Visa 
  • Extension of Exit/Re-Entry Visa 
  • Family Visit Visa 
  • Government Visit Visa 
  • Personal Visit Visa 
  • Residence Visa 
  • Student Visa 
  • Work Visit Visa 
  • Hajj Visa 
  • Umrah Visa  

Mailing addresses:

Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia
Consular Section
601 New Hampshire Ave, N.W., 
Washington, DC  20037
(202) 342-3800

Royal Consulate Generals in the United States:

5718 Westheimer Rd, Suite 1500
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 785-5577

Los Angeles:
2045 Sawtelle Blvd. 
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-6000
Visa Services:  (310) 479-6000  x1037

New York:
866 Second Ave., 5th Floor
New York, NY 10017
(212) 752-2740

Business Hours (Washington)
Monday through Friday 9am-5pm  

Visa and document: Please allow at least 24 hours before pick-up. 
  Travel Agencies
     Drop-off:  9:30am - 11:00am
     Pick-up:   3:30pm - 4:30pm
  Individuals, Diplomatic & Official Passports
     Drop-off:  9:30am - 11:30am
     Pick-up:   3:30pm - 4:30pm
  Ramadan Hours
     Drop-off:  11:00am - 12:30am
     Pick-up:     3:00pm - 4:00pm

Canadian Nationals
The normal visa processing time for all types of visas, excluding Hajj and Umrah visas, for Canadian passports is 10 days. Processing times begin on the day the Visa Section receives a completed application.
Visa Offices Registered with Enjaz

Classification of Contractors in the Saudi Arabia
New procedure for the classification of contractors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Project Questionnaire Form

American Embassy
The U.S. Embassy is located in Riyadh, with consulates in Jeddah and Dhahran.

Forbidden items include alcohol, narcotics, weapons, ammunition, pork and pornography. Prescription drugs must be documented. Makkah and Madinah hold special religious significance and only persons of the Islamic faith are allowed entry. 

Bringing Prescription Drugs into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Reporting currency when entering or leaving Saudi Arabia
Saudi regulations require those travelling to or from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to declare all currency, negotiable instruments or precious metal in an aggregate amount exceeding 60,000 Saudi Riyal [U.S. $16,000] (or the equivalent in another currency) to Saudi Customs.