Embassy of Switzerland in Saudi Arabia

Embassy of Switzerland in Saudi Arabia
Embassy of Switzerland in Riyadh ©FDFA

As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture.

The tasks of the embassy


Switzerland and Saudi Arabia

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy


Contact the responsible Swiss representation for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc...


Local and international news and events related to the country

Academic internships

Opportunities for students and recent graduates to discover the activities of a Swiss representation abroad and to become familiar with diverse aspects of a diplomatic career.


More information about the Embassy, recent events and special interests of the community

Visa Outsourcing

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

For more information and to book an appointment
Tel. +966 12 5107804
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 website. For further information, refer to VIS information under visa requirements.

Consular district

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

Please note the applicants residing in the Sultanate of Oman must submit their visa applications in person at the VFS Global in Muscat.