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Embassy of Switzerland for Saudi Arabia

Embassy of Switzerland in Saudi Arabia

Address: Diplomatic quarter, Riyadh 11693
City: Riyadh (Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +3 hour)
Tel.: +966 11 488 12 91, +41 31 322 18 96
Fax: +41 31 322 18 99, +966 11 488 06 32
Working hours: Sunday to Thursday, 8.00 - 11.30 (by appointment)

Consulate of Switzerland in Jeddah
Address: Juffali Building, 3rd floor, Madinah Road, Kilo # 6, P. O. Box 55015, Jeddah 21534
City: Jeddah (Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +3 hour)
Tel.: +966 12 667 2222 ext. 1934

As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture.

Consular district of the Embassy of Switzerland in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia consists of:

  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Sultanate of Oman
  • Republic of Yemen

The Embassy provides consular services related to the following matters:

  • Issuance of attestations and certificates;
  • Citizenship matters;
  • Civil status affairs (marriage, birth, death, etc.);
  • Issuance of criminal records;
  • Emergency assistance for Swiss citizens in distress;
  • Legalisation of documents;
  • Issuance of passports and identity cards;
  • Political rights to vote;
  • Registration, deregistration and change of address;
  • Social security and social insurance;
  • Registration of Swiss citizens abroad.

The loss or theft of a Swiss ID document abroad must be reported as soon as possible to the local police as well as to the relevant Swiss representation. A police report (declaration of loss) is also required to make it possible to prepare a new identity document, such as a temporary passport.

As of April 2014, residents of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, who wish to travel to Switzerland have to apply for their Schengen visa at the outsourcing company VFS Global.

Please note that applicants residing in Yemen must submit their visa applications in person at the Swiss Embassy in Riyadh or Amman. The applicants residing in the Sultanate of Oman must submit their visa applications in person at the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Muscat

Documents to be provided by Schengen visa applicants:

  • Visa Application Form correctly filled in English and signed.
  • One recent passport-sized photograph with a white background, not stapled. Full face; no head or face cover(s) that prevent(s) full visibility of the facial features.
  • Original passport valid for further three months period after the intended departure from the territory of the Schengen States and 1 copy of all relevant passport pages (data page, pages containing previous Schengen visas). It shall contain at least two blank pages and have been issued within the previous 10 years.
  • Proof of travel medical insurance covering the entire period of intended stay, valid for all Schengen States and covering any expenses which might arise in connection with repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical attention, emergency hospital treatment or death during stay. The minimum coverage must be 30.000 Euros. Original and 1 copy thereof. For further details please refer to the Travel Medical Insurance Information document published by the Embassies of the Schengen Member States in Saudi Arabia.
  • Copy of flight ticket or flight reservation including return flight.
  • Verifiable evidence of sufficient means of subsistence during intended stay such as a credit card valid throughout the intended stay.
  • For minors travelling without their parents/legal guardian: original authorisation signed by their parents/legal guardian and copy of passport(s) of parents/legal guardian.
  • Proof of accommodation during intended stay: hotel reservation or copy of a rental contract or proof of residential property.
  • For non-Saudi nationals: Iqama and 1 copy thereof.
  • For non-Saudi nationals: Saudi Arabian re-entry visa valid beyond the intended date of departure from the territory of the Schengen States and 1 copy thereof.
  • For non-Saudi nationals: Bank statements for the past six months or other verifiable evidence of sufficient means of subsistence during intended stay.
  • For non-Saudi nationals: Original letter from sponsor in Saudi Arabia, stating employment status, position, length of contract and salary, stamped by the Chamber of Commerce. Self-sponsored: valid original trade licence and 1 copy thereof with translation

All visa applications are accepted by appointment only. In addition the passport will be retained at the Embassy with the submission of the application during the whole processing time.

The Embassy is closed on public holidays.

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