Message for Visa Applicants: U.S. Mission to Saudi Arabia Resumes Limited Visa Appointments in all Categories

The U.S. Mission to Saudi Arabia is pleased to announce the re-opening of routine nonimmigrant visa services in limited numbers in Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dhahran.  Travelers can schedule appointments for the range of visa categories on-line.  Due to COVID-19 prevention measures and staffing, visa appointments are extremely limited and subject to change.  We ask visa …

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Visa Announcement: Limited Visa Appointments for F, M, and J Visa Applicants

U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Press Release For Immediate Release August 25, 2020   Visa Announcement: Limited Visa Appointments for F, M, and J Visa Applicants    The U.S. Embassy Riyadh and the Consulates General in Dhahran and Jeddah are pleased to announce that we have resumed limited visa appointments for student visa applicants applying for F, M, and J …

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Urgent Message for Visa Applicants: Postponement of Appointments

In accordance with United States Government and Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia actions to contain and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh and Consulates General in Jeddah and Dhahran postponed nonimmigrant and immigrant visa appointments starting in March. We have provided emergency and mission-critical visa services since that time …

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Important Announcement about the DV Lottery

Consular Affairs Press Guidance October 13, 2017 NEW ENTRY PERIOD FOR DIVERSITY VISA (DV) PROGRAM – DV-2019 Due to technical issues, the registration period for DV-2019 is being restarted, and all entries made prior to October 18, 2017, will need to be resubmitted for the entrant to be considered. We regret the inconvenience to Diversity Visa entrants. In …

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Important Information Regarding Students Visas

There are over 100,000 Saudi students in the United States, and we greatly value their contributions to the academic life of our country. The United States welcomes thousands of students and researchers from around the world. Last year we issued almost one million student and exchange visitor visas worldwide, over 40,000 to Saudi citizens. The …

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