Saudi Arabia

Consulate information


601 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037

Phone: (202) 342-3800 Website

Important Facts

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (Subject to change). Travelers must have a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Saudi Arabia. Travelers with a Covid-19 vaccination certificate showing that they received the vaccine at least 14 days before arrival must complete “The registration immunization information” and must download the Tawakkalna app and submit their personal details.
  • Passport must have six (6) months validity beyond the completion of a trip and have at least two (2) blank visa pages next to each other.
  • VISA ON ARRIVAL for nationals of Australia, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Portugal, Russian Fed., Singapore, Switzerland, UK, USA, and some other countries, traveling as a tourist, for a maximum stay of 90 days – visa fee can be paid by credit card, Apple pay, and Mada pay. Contact the GC Visa office for more information.
  • E-visa is available and must be obtained before departure.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements US NON-US
Valid passport
Passport size photos - one (1) photo
White background and should be free of shadows, in color and clear, without glasses. Applicants must directly face camera w/ a neutral expression and clearly visible eyes.
Invitation letter
Letter should be addressed to the Consulate General of the Embassy or Immigration officer of the country. Must include: applicant's name as in passport, passport number, detailing the reason for traveling, dates, name, address and telephone number of the host.
Invitation letter (Business visa only)
Letter of support (Business visa only)
The GC Visa office will provide
Proof of valid legal residency in the US (copy only)
Be ready to show the original when applying in person.
Enclose a pre-paid return envelope
the GC Visa office will provide.

* Please note that visa forms MUST be filled out completely in CAPITAL LETTERS 

Forms and Links

Application Form Enjaz website (Payment Fee)

Processing Time

Processing timeService type
24 hrsRegular

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Money Order,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entry
US Nationals

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: May 16, 2022