The British Embassy in Saudi Arabia maintains and develops relations between the UK and Saudi Arabia.
Our work covers a range of issues including trade and investment, education, culture, development, energy and climate security and defence.
Urgent consular assistance
If you’re in Saudi Arabia and need urgent help from the emergency services, you should phone the Saudi Arabia Emergency Services on 911, or the Ambulance service on 977.
If you’re in Saudi Arabia and you need urgent assistance (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), phone +966 (0) 11 4819 100. If you’re in the UK and concerned about a British person in Saudi Arabia, phone +44 20 7008 5000 (24 hours a day, 365 days a year).
Visiting British Embassy Riyadh
You can visit British Embassy Riyadh by appointment only:
Get an emergency travel document
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
We may be able to offer notarial services, including:
- administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit
- make a certified copy of a document
- prepare a document in English or the local language
- arrange consular marriages
See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
Ask the UK government to get a UK document legalised (certified as genuine).
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Saudi Arabia.
We also provide services at British Consulate General Jeddah.