Diplomatic and special visas

Diplomatic visas or special visas are available for holders of diplomatic or special passports. Authorisation by the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs may be required; if so, it must have been obtained prior to the applicant applying for a visa.

Please follow the link below to access a visa form. Click the tab in the top left corner to translate the page into English:


Applicants must submit:

1. A letter from the relevant Embassy or Department specifying the type of visa required, the purpose of the trip, the proposed length of stay and the rank of the applicant.

2. Flight details, including: the name of the carrier, the flight number to Saudi Arabia, the point of arrival, and the date and time of arrival.

3. Proof of any authorisation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, if applicable.

Visa applications may be lodged at the consular section of the embassy: 32 Charles Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 5DZ

Monday to Thursday

Lodging                              Collection
Individuals              9am-12pm                           3pm-4pm
Agents                    9am-10:30am                     3pm-4pm


Lodging                              Collection
Individuals               9am-11am                           2pm-3pm
Agents                     9am-10:30am                     2pm-3pm