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Traveler's Information
The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia will be closed for Eid Al-Fitr Monday, August 20 through Wednesday, August  22, 2012.
Normal business hours will resume on Thursday, August 23, 2012.
Last day to drop off passports or documents before Eid Al-Fitr holiday is Thursday, August 16, 2012.
Effective August 1, 2012, all visa fees must be paid online through Enjaz website www.enjazit.com.sa or through any of the Visa Offices Registered with Enjaz.  The Consulate Section will not accept visa fee payments.
Geographical Distribution of Consular Services
In order to facilitate efficient consulate services in the United States, the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, D.C. is complemented by three consulates general.  Consular services undertaken by the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia and the consulates general are distributed according to geographic location.  To determine which consulate can assist you, please consult the list of consular districts.

خدمات القنصلية
 حسب مكان الاقامة في الولايات المتحدة الامريكية
لكي يتسنى لنا تقديم خدماتنا بشكل سريع وفعال فقد تم توزيع عمل أقسام شؤون السعوديين في كل من السفارة والقنصليات العامة حسب النطاق الجغرافي للولايات. فعلى الأخوة والأخوات الأعزاء التأكد من الجھة المسؤولة عن تقديم الخدمات حسب
النطاق الجغرافي في كل من السفارة في واشنطن والقنصليات العامة في نيويورك
وھيوستن ولوس أنجلس كما في الجدول التالي:
Washington DC Location: 601 New Hampshire Ave, N.W., Washington, D.C.  20037 - (202) 342-3800

New York Location: 866 Second Ave., 5th Floor New York, NY 10017 - (212) 752-2740 

Houston Location: 5718 Westheimer, Suite 1500 Houston, TX 77057 - (713) 785-5577

Los Angeles Location: 2045 Sawtelle Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90025 - (310) 479-6000

Business Hours
Monday through Friday
  1. Visa and document drop-off: Monday through Friday from 9:30am to 12:30pm. Please allow at least 24 hours before pick-up.
  2. Pick-up: Monday through Friday from 3:00pm to 4:30pm.
  3. Hours of operation will change during the Holy Month of Ramadan to: 
    1. Drop-Off: 10:30am to12:30pm
    2. Pick-Up: 2:00pm to 3:30pm.
Canadian Nationals
The normal visa processing time for all types of visas, excluding Hajj and Umrah visas, for Canadian passports is 22 days. Processing times begin on the day the Visa Section receives a completed application.
Visa Offices Registered with Enjaz

Classification of Contractors in the Saudi Arabia
New procedure for the classification of contractors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Project Questionnaire Form

American Embassy
The U.S. Embassy is located in Riyadh, with consulates in Jeddah and Dhahran.
Forbidden items include alcohol, narcotics, weapons, ammunition, pork and pornography. Prescription drugs must be documented. Makkah and Madinah hold special religious significance and only persons of the Islamic faith are allowed entry.

Bringing Prescription Drugs into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Reporting currency when entering or leaving Saudi Arabia
Saudi regulations require those travelling to or from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to declare all currency, negotiable instruments or precious metal in an aggregate amount exceeding 60,000 Saudi Riyal [U.S. $16,000] (or the equivalent in another currency) to Saudi Customs.
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