Saudi Arabian Consulate General in New York

Saudi Arabian Consulate General in New YorkUnited States of America is a strong bond of communication between Saudi Arabia Government and United States of America.


Head of Mission:

  • Mr Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Shareef, Consul General
  • Guidelines for Visiting Saudi Arabian Consulate General in New York

    You should follow certain guidelines when you need to visit the Saudi Arabia embassy in your city. Please check out those guidelines, and in case of any confusion, contact us before visiting to prevent unnecessary issues later.

    Only Visit by Appointment:

    To avail of any counselor service and even to seek information about your visa or passport, it is essential to take an appointment first before visiting the embassy. You can book an appointment by making a phone call to the embassy's customer service.

    Visit in Normal Working Hours:
    Like any other workplace, embassies also have dedicated working hours, which is a rule every visitor needs to respect. Therefore, we advise you to book an appointment during regular working hours. To find out the working hours for your desired Saudi consulate or embassy, please visit the embassy's official website .

    Go to the Right Section:
    There are specific sections in every embassy, to deal with issues related to that particular aspect of immigration or visa/passport associated matters. If you need to apply for a Saudi business visa or visit visa, you need to visit the Visa Section only. For any complaint or query, visit the relevant section.

    Items you can Bring to the embassy:

    • Cellphone
    • Handbag or purse (no bigger than 10"x10")
    • Umbrella (you must store it in a dedicated umbrella rack at the security gate)
    • Visa application and support documents stored in a see-through plastic folder
    • Baby essentials and accessories (e.g., milk, hot water, diapers, strollers)

    Items You CANNOT bring to the embassy:

    • Alcohol
    • Electronic or battery-operated devices such as thumb drives, laptops, digital diaries, iPads, cameras, smartwatches, portable audio/video players, pagers, floppy disks, and MP3s, etc.
    • Handbag or purse larger than 10"x10" such as travel suitcases, bags, briefcases, or backpacks.
    • Foods and snacks
    • Cigars/cigarettes
    • Matchboxes/lighters
    • Sharp, edgy objects including nail files, knives, scissors
    • Any explosives or weapons

    Visa types granted by Saudi Arabia are

    • Saudi Arabia Tourist Visa
    • Saudi Arabia Business Visa
    • Saudi Arabia Transit Visa
    • Saudi Arabia Student Visa
    • Saudi Arabia Medical/Medical Attendant Visas
    • Saudi Arabia Employment & Project Visa
    • Saudi Arabia Diplomatic / Official Visa

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    Travel Insurance Information:
    Travel insurance is a compulsory requirement for every foreign visitor in Saudi Arabia, helping the visitor address any emergency conveniently. However, before you buy travel insurance, do consider the following factors:

    Total Cost of the Holiday or Visit:
    Do consult the travel agent regarding their refund policy. An unforeseen event may lead to cancellation of your trip or holiday. If this happens, it always helps if you can get the money back.

    Travel Itinerary:
    You may need additional coverage if you intend to get involved in something extreme. It is a good idea to consider all the activities you will do once you are in Saudi Arabia and then apply for travel insurance.

    Traveling with Family: If you are traveling to Saudi Arabia with spouse and children, the travel insurance must cover them. Therefore, it always helps to be informed before starting your journey and buy the right travel insurance package.


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