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Welcome to the website of India Passport & Visa Application Centers in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  1. The Embassy of India, Riyadh and Indian Consulate in Jeddah announces that they have entered into a contract with M/s VFS GCC LLC for outsourcing its passport, visa and consular services. The outsourcing of consular services at Riyadh region and Jeddah region has commenced from 1 January 2015.

  2. This is in line with Government of India's policy to reach out to the ever-expanding large Indian community in different parts of the world including the Gulf region, and to provide efficient and transparent services in a comfortable environment to the community with minimum additional financial liability.

Staff members of VFS have no role or influence over the outcome of an application. The decision to grant or refuse a visa is made solely by the officers at the Embassy of India, Riyadh and Indian Consulate Jeddah.

It remains our commitment to ensure the integrity of our process. Any applicant submitting false documentation or other incorrect information in support of his/her application may be referred to the local authorities.

This site contains important information on Consular services, Passport and Visa application process and related details. Please go through the contents carefully before making an application.

1 This scheme may be called the Scheme for issuance of Person of Indian Origin Card (PIO) Amendment Scheme 2014.
2 A PIO card is issued to an applicant shall be valid for his life time from the date its issue provided that such applicant has a valid passport.
3 A PIO card which has been issued prior to the date publication of this notification shall be deemed to be valid for life time of its holder subject to the condition that such person has a valid passport.
4 A PIO card holder will be exempted from the requirement of registration irrespective of the duration of stay in India.

Web Sites
  1. Embassy Of India : www.indianembassy.org.sa
  2. Indian Consulate: www.cgijeddah.com

04 June 2015:
Attestation services will be shifted to Umm Al Hammam from Batha on 07 June 2015

8 March 2015:
We are pleased to announce the opening of India Passport and Visa Application Center in Jeddah

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