We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Saudi Arabia. The British Consulate General in Jeddah provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Saudi Arabia.

You can access UK government services while in Saudi Arabia.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Saudi Arabia and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +966 (0)12 622 5550. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Saudi Arabia, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

Apply online for an emergency travel document if you:

  • are over 16 years old and
  • are a British citizen and
  • have previously owned a British passport

Contact us to apply for an emergency travel document if you are:

  • over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
  • not a British citizen or
  • applying for a child under 16 years old

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at British Consulate General Jeddah.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

Notarial services in Saudi Arabia are provided by the British Embassy in Riyadh only, including:

  • administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit
  • make a certified copy of a document
  • prepare a document in English or the local language

See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide in Riyadh.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Saudi Arabia.

We also provide services in Riyadh.

Contact us

British Consulate General Jeddah

British Consulate General
P.O. Box 393
21411 Jeddah
Saudi Arabia

An appointment is needed in advance for all routine notarial and documentary services. If you are a British National requiring urgent consular assistance, outside normal working hours, please call: +44 (0) 207 008 1500

Opening hours:
Sunday to Thursday, 5am to 12pm (GMT)
Sunday to Thursday, 8am to 3pm (Local)

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