Embassy of China in Riyadh


The Chinese Embassy in Saudi Arabia is a bilateral mission in Riyadh and promotes Chinese interests in Saudi Arabia. The embassy of China also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Saudi Arabia. The Chinese Embassy in Riyadh is headed by Li Chengwen - Ambassador of China to Saudi Arabia.


Chinese Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Diplomatic Quarter P.O . Box 75231 Riyadh 11578 Saudi Arabia


(+966) 1-483 2126


(+966) 1-281 2070






Li Chengwen - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Saudi Arabia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Chinese 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 China

For all Chinese visa related matters contact the embassy in Riyadh before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.chinaembassy.org.sa ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+966) 1-483 2126 or email chinaemb_sa@mfa.gov.cn

Consulates of China in Saudi Arabia

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

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

Chinese Consulates in Saudi Arabia

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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