Embassy of the United Kingdom in Riyadh


The British Embassy in Saudi Arabia is a bilateral mission in Riyadh and promotes British interests in Saudi Arabia. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Saudi Arabia. The British Embassy in Riyadh is headed by Sir John Jenkins - Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Saudi Arabia.


British Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia P.O. Box 94351 Riyadh 11693 Saudi Arabia


(+966) 1 4819 100


(+966) 1 481 9350





Sir John Jenkins - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Saudi Arabia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Riyadh you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for the United Kingdom

For all British visa related matters contact the embassy in Riyadh before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukinsaudiarabia.fco.gov.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+966) 1 4819 100 or email

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Saudi Arabia

Next to the embassy in Riyadh there could be additional British consulates located in Saudi Arabia.

Please check below for the locations of the British consulates in Saudi Arabia.

British Consulates in Saudi Arabia

Next to the embassy in Riyadh, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: Jeddah

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the British Embassy in Riyadh offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Saudi Arabia to United Kingdom as wel as for British citizens in Saudi Arabia. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, British nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.