Consular & Travel Services
Please note that visa forms MUST be filled out completely in CAPITAL LETTERS in order for the application to be processed in a timely manner. Don't forget to include the following information on the form:
- The applicant's name exactly as it is listed on the passport
- Expiration date of the passport
- Date and place of issuance of the passport
- Complete the online Enjaz** application (Visa Offices Registered with Enjaz)
- Complete the Visa Application (pdf)
- If you are applying through the consulate in New York, the required form is New York Application (pdf)
- Journalists need to Complete a Supplemental Journalist Visa Application
- Business Visa
- Commercial Visa
- Diplomatic and Official Visa
- Employment Visa
- Escort Visa
- Extension of Exit/Re-Entry Visa
- Family Visit Visa
- Government Visit Visa
- Hajj Visa
- Personal Visit Visa
- Residence Visa
- Student Visa
- Supplemental Journalist Visa Application
- Umrah Visa
- Work Visit Visa
Passports or documents can be dropped off at the Embassy in Washington between 9:30am and 11:30am weekdays. Pick ups are between 9:30am and 1:00pm weekdays. Please note that this schedule can change without notice. Ramadan Business hours
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. For US citizens, the visa fees are $108, regardless of duration or number of entries. Visa fees for non-US citizens will appear at Enjazit.com.sa.
Mailing Passport: Include a prepaid return label and envelope (from FedEx, UPS or USPS only) with the return address label filled out completely. A proper prepaid return envelop must include a “PRE-PAID” label. Return envelops showing only account numbers are no longer accepted as proof of pre-payment. Credit cards, checks, money orders or cash will not be accepted for return mailing. Any package without a proper pre-paid return envelope and label will be put on hold until a proper return envelope is received. It is the applicant’s responsibility to determine the EXACT return shipping costs. All labels must have a tracking number, and applicants are advised to keep both incoming and outgoing tracking numbers for their records. The Embassy does not send international packages.
No cash, credit card or personal check will be accepted.
Any package without such payment will be on hold until the payment is received. It is the responsibility of the applicant to include the EXACT amount according to the weight of the package.
If you are applying to New York, the required form is New York Application (pdf)
**If you encounter any problems when trying to make the Enjaz payments, please contact:
Mr. Ossama H. Al-Humaidan
MOFA Project Manager
Phone: +966-1-402-9000 ext. 3924
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.
العناوين الموضحة حسب التوزيع الجغرافي للخدمات القنصلية
من أجل توفير خدمات قنصلية سريعة وفعالة في الولايات المتحدة ، فقد تم دعم عمل السفارة في واشنطن بثلاث قنصليات عامة موزعة جغرافيا لتقديم الخدمات القنصلية . ولتحديد القنصلية العامة التي يمكن أن توفر لك المساعدة المطلوبة ، الرجاء مراجعة قائمة القنصليات وتوزيعها الجغرافي على الرابط أعلاه .
Include a PRE-PAID RETURN label and envelope (from FedEx, UPS or USPS only) with the return address label filled out completely. A proper prepaid return envelop must include a “PRE-PAID” label. Return envelops showing only account numbers are no longer accepted as proof of pre-payment. Credit cards, checks, money orders or cash will not be accepted for return mailing. Any package without a proper pre-paid return envelope and label will be put on hold until a proper return envelope is received.
You will need Adobe Acrobat to view, fill, and print the applications and reports, the latest version of Adobe is recommended.
You may fill out and then print the Visa Application (pdf file, 251K)