Updated December 2022
An embassy acts as the base for a country’s diplomatic mission in another country, driving the political, cultural and social relations between the two nations. India’s diplomatic presence in Saudi Arabia consists of the Consulate General of India and the Indian Embassy. Indian nationals living in the Kingdom can take their assistance in routine administration as well as in emergency situations.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia.
The Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia
The embassy is the main office of India’s diplomacy in the KSA. It provides a variety of consular services regarding passports, visas, attestation, registration of Indian nationals, and Indian citizenship. Its community welfare wing looks after the recruitment of workers from India, labour complaints, pensions for non-resident Indians, death case formalities, etc. Its website also offers information for Indian students regarding admissions and various scholarships.
The Embassy of India has consular jurisdiction over the Central, North and Eastern regions of the Kingdom, i.e. the Provinces of Riyadh, Al Jouf, Hail, Al-Qasim, Eastern Province and Northern Borders, including the cities of Sakakah, Hail, Buraida, Dammam, Al-Khobar, Jubail, Al-Hasa, Hofuf, Qatif, Hafr-al-Batin, Al-Kharj, Rafha, Khafji, Arar, Raheema.
If you are an Indian national residing in one of these areas, you can contact the Indian Embassy for consular services.
The Indian Embassy is located in Al Safarat, Riyadh. Click here for the Google location.
Postal address: B-1 Diplomatic Quarter Post Box No. 94387 Riyadh-11693.
The Indian Embassy is open from Sunday to Thursday, from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.
The Indian Embassy can be telephoned at 00-966-11-4884144 or 00-966-11-4884691 during its working hours.
It also has three 24-hour helpline numbers: 00-966-11-4884697, 00-966- 542126748 ( for mobile with WhatsApp), and 800 247 1234 (toll-free number).
The fax numbers for the Indian Embassy are 00-966-11-4810742 and 00-966-11-4884750.
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The Consulate General of India in Saudi Arabia
Being a branch of the Indian Embassy, the Consulate General of India extends all the services provided by the embassy itself. In addition, it caters to the information and booking requirements of Hajj and Umrah pilgrims from India.
The Consulate General of India has consular jurisdiction over the Western and South-Western regions of the Kingdom, i.e. the Provinces of Tabuk, Madinah, Makkah, Al Baha, Asir, Jizan and Najran, including the cities of Jeddah, Madinah, Makkah, Tabuk, Yambu, Taif, Abha, Khamis Mushayat, Bishah, Sharourah, Qunfudah, Dhuba, Al Leith, etc.
If you are an Indian national residing in one of these areas, you can contact the Consulate General of India for consular services.
The Consulate General of India is located in Al Andalus, Jeddah. Click here for the Google location.
Postal address: Building of Mr. Mansoor Abdul Rahman Al Hueesh, Villa No.34 (behind the National Commercial Bank), near Al Huda Mosque, Tahlia Street, Post Box No.952 Jeddah-21421.
The Consulate General of India is open from Sunday to Thursday, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
The Consulate General of India can be telephoned at 00966-12-2614093 or 00966-12-6603779 during its working hours.
It also has two 24-hour helpline numbers: 00-966-12-6614276 and 800 244 0003 (toll-free number).
The fax number for the Consulate General of India is 00-966-12-2840238.
You can check the contact details and email addresses of various wings of the Consulate General here.
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