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View of the Swiss Embassy building in Riyadh

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Embassy Riyadh © FDFA

Visa Outsourcing

In April 2014, residents of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, who wish to travel to Switzerland, will have to apply for their Schengen visa at the outsourcing company VFS Global.

The Embassy of Switzerland in Riyadh accepts applicants with prior appointments until March 31, 2014. After this date, applicants have to apply with the VFS Global Visa Application Center in Riyadh.

The General Consulate of Switzerland in Jeddah accepts applicants with prior appointments until April 10, 2014. After this date, applicants have to apply with the VFS Global Visa Application Center in Jeddah. 

As from now please visit the following website in order to get more information and to book an appointment https://www.vfsglobal.ch/Switzerland/Saudiarabia https://www.vfsglobal.ch/Switzerland/Saudiarabia  tel. +966 11 4341815,
Email:  info.switzerlandsaudi@vfshelpline.com  


Please note that applicants residing in Yemen must submit their visa applications in person at the Swiss Embassy in Riyadh or Amman.
 

An information leaflet of the European Union relating to the introduction of the VIS and the capture of biometric data can be found on their http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/what-we-do/policies/borders-and-visas/index_en.htm website .For further information, refer to VIS information under visa requirements.

Embassy of Switzerland
Diplomatic quarter
Riyadh 11693
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Postal address
Embassy of Switzerland
P.O. Box 94311
Riyadh 11693
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Tel.: +966 11 488 1291
Fax: +966 11 488 0632

Calling from Switzerland:
Tel.: +41 (0)31 322 18 96
Fax: +41 (0)31 322 18 99

For visa appointments, please call
Tel.: +966 11 488 12 91 ext 221

Office hours 
Sunday– Thursday: 08:00–11:00
Friday- Saturday: closed (week-end in KSA)

For non-visa related matters, appointments after the regular office hours can be arranged in advance.

Consular district 
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sultanate of Oman, Republic of Yemen