Embassy of South Africa in Riyadh


The South African Embassy in Saudi Arabia is a bilateral mission in Riyadh and promotes South African interests in Saudi Arabia. The embassy of South Africa also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Saudi Arabia. The South African Embassy in Riyadh is headed by Mr M. S. Jaffer - Ambassador of South Africa to Saudi Arabia.


South African Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 150 King Khalid Road Umm Al-Hammam District (East) P. O. Box 94006 Riyadh 11693 Saudi Arabia


(+966) 1 422 9716 / 18 / 20


(+966) 1 422 9708 / 12


riyadh.info@dirco.gov.za riyadh.consular@dirco.gov.za



Mr M. S. Jaffer - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Saudi Arabia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the South African 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 South Africa

For all South African visa related matters contact the embassy in Riyadh before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+966) 1 422 9716 / 18 / 20 or email riyadh.info@dirco.gov.za riyadh.consular@dirco.gov.za

Consulates of South Africa in Saudi Arabia

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

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

South African Consulates in Saudi Arabia

Next to the embassy in Riyadh, South Africa has consulates in the following cities: Jeddah