South African Embassy in Riyadh

The Embassy of South Africa is located in Riyadh which is the city of Saudi Arabia.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of South Africa located in Saudi Arabia is Vacant, Ambassador. The primary purpose of an Embassy is to provide assistance to the citizens who travel or want to live in the host country. You need to have several documents for this purpose, and an embassy provides you all of the consulate services. To visit the embassy, you must make your appointment and choose the date/time that is available on the schedule.


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Head of Mission: Vacant, Ambassador

South Africa Tourists Details
South Africa is a beautiful place to visit. It is quite popular for tourism as it has a number of historical places, and many other spots for tourists. Every year, a number of tourists visit South Africa.

Consular Services
Several consular services are provided by the embassy of South Africa situated in Saudi Arabia. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, Saudi Arabia has a representation in South Africa. The consulate services are granted to visitors from Saudi Arabia to South Africa as well as to Afghan citizens in Saudi Arabia. These consulate services are listed below:

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarizing documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Absentee Tazkera
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Power of attorney
  • Birth Certificate
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Application forms
  • Authentication of documents

South Africa VISAS
Following are the types of visas provided by this embassy to be used by the citizens:

  • South Africa Tourist Visa
  • Visit Visa
  • Business Visa
  • Work Visa
  • Medical Visa
  • Study Visa
  • Relatives’ Visa
  • Exchange Visa
  • Retired Persons’ Visa

You can book your appointments to visit the embassy by contacting them through phone call/ email or check schedules on their official website. It is mandatory to contact before visiting the embassy because the office hours may vary.

*Please help us to update with correct information for South African Embassy in Riyadh , if you find this information is not correct.


M J Ebrahim

Hi, I want to apply for a South Africa student visa to the university programe. Can you please guide me on the visa procedure? I am from Bahrain? can you graant me an appointment if I need to attend physically in the embassy? Thanks

Muhammad Tanveer

Hi, I want to apply for a South Africa visa to attend a conference in Capetown. Can you please guide me on the visa procedure? I am from Pakistan, and I have a resident permit here in KSA>


Dear Sir/Madam. If a South African passport is lost in Saudi Arabia, how long does it take to receive an emergency passport after making an application at the Consulate in Jeddah?

Muhammad Usman Saeed

Dear Sir/Madam, I need to apply for a South African Visit Visa to attend the upcoming INDABA Mining Event. I will furnish the required documents, but may you please confirm what are the major requirements while having a Pakistani Passport and working on a Business visa in KSA?

Kamala Pillay

Hi. I need a document legalized. I am currently working in Oman. How do I send it?

Ahmet Enes

This is Ahmet Enes, i have submitted my documents to your embassy at October 8, 2023 via DHL from Bahrain. I cannot get any response from phone. Can you please help me to issue my business visa to South Africa urgently?

Hennie Stander

To whom it may concern . Your Highness Ambassador of South Africa in Riyadh Kingdom of Saudi Arabia . Good afternoon . I am currently working and living in Riyadh Saudi Arabia, and we are in the process of final approval for “Foster Care “ of a family child. I have completed various forms when I was in South Africa but now, they require me to again submit the below mentioned forms 1 Form 30 2 Police Clearance 3 A certified copy of my Identity / Passport I want to know if I have all these form it can be certified by the South African Embassy so I can forward it with DHL to South Africa . I urgently need an appointment please.

Md Foysal miah

I am from bnagladesh works at saudi arabia i want to south africa visit visa how to apply

Leon de Wet

Good day, please advise on working hours to get documents certified by a Notary

South African Consulate General in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Villa No. 73, Abdullah Al-Khail Street
Al-Khalidiya District
P. O. Box 12737
21483 Jeddah
Saudi Arabia

(+966) (12) 606 0299
(+966) (12) 606 4714

(+966) (12) 606 5984