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Updated 23 June 2022

As the travel restrictions getting lifted in some countries in the world, many travellers are getting ready to plan their next trip. If you are living in Saudi Arabia and looking forward to renewing your passport for your next trip, you have come to the right article. We have gathered all the necessary information about how to renew your passport below.

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Passport renewal online in Saudi Arabia

Absher platform

For Saudi Arabian citizens, they can renew their passports via the Absher platform by following the steps below:

  • Login to Absher portal
  • Go to ‘My Services’
  • Select ‘Passports’
  • Select ‘Renew Saudi Passport’
  • Select the name of the person whose passport you want to renew
  • Complete the required information
  • Pay the required fees
  • Hand over your old passport to receive the new one through the ‘Wasel’ service offered by the Saudi Post

Requirements to renew passport on Absher platform:

  • Existence of a passport for the citizen whose passport is required to be renewed.
  • Payment of any traffic violations registered against the person requesting the service.
  • Existence of a fingerprint and a photo for the citizen requesting the service.
  • The citizen whose passport is to be renewed must be present in the kingdom during the renewal request.
  • The Saudi passport renewal service includes the citizen (single/ head of household) and can issue the passport for his family members as follow:
    • For the male family member if he is under 21 years of age and not married.
    • For the female, if she is under 21 years of age.

Passport renewal in Riyadh – locations & appointments

International citizens who reside in Saudi Arabia, they can renew their passports at their home country’s embassies. Some embassies will require their citizen to book a prior appointment to renew their passports, so we encourage you to check on your embassy firsthand before you visit them.

Embassy of Australia
Address: MJGC+5PG, Abdullah Alsahmi St, As Safarat, Riyadh 11693
Phone number: 011 250 0900
Website: https://saudiarabia.embassy.gov.au/

Embassy of India
Address: MJPJ+C76، عمرو بن امية الضمري، بجانب سفارة إسبانيا، السفارات، Al Safarat, Riyadh 12512
Phone number: 011 488 4144
Website: https://www.eoiriyadh.gov.in/

Embassy of Indonesia
Address: MJJF+MRC, Amr Aldamri St, Al Safarat, Riyadh 12512
Phone number: 011 488 2800
Website: https://www.kemlu.go.id/riyadh/id

Embassy of Philippine
Address: Alradeef St، Al Safarat, Riyadh 12512
Phone number: 011 482 3559
Website: https://riyadhpe.dfa.gov.ph/consular-services/passport-services

Embassy of Sweden
Address: MJQH+PXW، Ibn Musa، Al Safarat, Riyadh 11693
Phone number: 011 880 6700
Website: https://www.swedenabroad.se/en/embassies/saudi-arabia-riyadh/

Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain
Address: MJQH+527، Abdullah Alsahmi Street, Near Circle 10, As Safarat، Al Safarat, Riyadh 12513
Phone number: 011 481 9100
Website: https://www.gov.uk/world/saudi-arabia

Embassy of the United States of America
Address: Al Safarat, Abdullah Ibn Hudhafah As Sahmi Street Roundabout no. 9، Riyadh
Phone number: 011 488 3800
Website: https://sa.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/riyadh/

Embassy of Canada
Address: Collector Road C, Lot 26ER, Al Safarat, Riyadh 12512
Phone: 011 202 3288
Website: http://www.saudiarabia.gc.ca/

Embassy of Denmark
Address: MJHF+QWW، Ibn Shamil، Al Safarat, Riyadh 11693
Phone: 011 488 0101
Website: http://saudiarabien.um.dk/

Embassy of Ethiopia
Address: MJHG+232, Abu Bakr Al Karkhi, Al Safarat, Riyadh 11693
Phone: 011 482 3919
Website: http://www.ethiopianembassy.org/

Embassy of Germany
Address: MJPF+9F9, Abdullah Alsahmi St, Al Safarat, Riyadh 12513
Phone: 011 277 6900
Website: http://www.riad.diplo.de/

Embassy of Lebanon
Address: Altawqi St, Al Safarat, Riyadh 12511
Phone: 011 480 4060
Website: http://riyadh.mfa.gov.lb/saudiarabia/english/home

Embassy of Oman
Address: MJCC+MGQ, Al Safarat, Riyadh 12521
Phone: 011 482 3120
Website: https://www.arab-states.com/safara/11831/Oman-Riyadh-Saudi-Arabia

Embassy of Pakistan
Address: MJGC+PJW، Abullah Alsahmi St، Al Safarat, Riyadh 12521
Phone: 011 488 4111
Website: https://pakistaninksa.com/

Embassy of Qatar
Address: MJFC+QQ9, Abdullah Alsahmi St, As Safarat, Riyadh 11693
Phone: 011 482 5685
Website: http://www.mofa.gov.qa/

Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain
Address: MJFC+QQ9, Abdullah Alsahmi St, As Safarat, Riyadh 11693
Phone: 011 488 0044
Website: https://www.mofa.gov.bh/Default.aspx?tabid=6114&language=en-US

Passport renewal in Jeddah – locations & appointments

International citizens who reside in Saudi Arabia, they can renew their passports at their home country’s embassies. Some embassies will require their citizen to book a prior appointment to renew their passports, so we encourage you to check on your embassy firsthand before you visit them.

لقنصلية العامة للولايات المتحدة الامريكية – جدة US Consulate General – Jeddah 
Address: 8161, Al Muhammadiyah District, Jeddah 23616 4765 23616
Phone: 012 220 5000

Philippine Consulate General, Jeddah
Address: Dist، طريق مكة القديم، Al-Rehab, Fajr Street، Jeddah
Phone: 012 669 6303

Consulate General of India
Address: G5X5+W2Q, 296, Al Andalus, Building of Mr. Mansoor Abdul Rahman Al Hueesh، Jeddah 23322
Phone: 012 660 3779

Jeddah British Consulate
Address: J466+8WC, Umm Al Mouameneen Zainab, Ash Shati, Jeddah 23514
Phone: 012 622 5550

Consulate of Egypt in Jeddah
Address: H599+28G, ابن ابي حفصه،, Ar Rawdah, Jeddah 23434
Phone: 012 660 5205

Consulate General of Nigeria in Jeddah
Address: 19A Al Urubah، Mishrifah, Jeddah 23335
Phone: 012 671 6865

Consulate General of Bangladesh – Jeddah
Address: F6G9+XMM، باب الخليل،، Al-Nazlah Al-Sharqiyah, Jeddah 22335
Phone: 012 687 8465

Consulate General of Italy Jeddah/ القنصلية العامة الايطالية جدة
Address: 6535 Prince Faisal Ibn Fahd, 3004، Ash Shati District، Jeddah 23613
Phone:P 012 642 1451

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Passport renewal processing time in Saudi Arabia

The estimated time for the renewal passport in Saudi Arabia is around 6-8 weeks for your passport to be released after encoding at the Embassy. Some embassies will deliver the renewed passport to you if you live within the geographic areas of Riyadh, Jeddah, Dhahran, Hail, and Qassim and it will approximately take only 24 hours to arrive at your doorsteps.

Passport renewal fee in Saudi Arabia

Through the Absher platform, passport renewal will cost around SAR 300 for 5 years passport and SAR 600 for 10 years passport. For the renewal through the embassies, the cost will vary from country to country and it might cost you around SAR 100 to SAR 500.

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