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British Embassy Riyadh in Saudi Arabia

British nationals living or visiting Saudi Arabia may contact the British Embassy Riyadh in Saudi Arabia if you have any questions about your travel documents or passport.

The British Embassy Riyadh office in Saudi Arabia is closed during public holiday.

AddressBritish Embassy Riyadh
PO Box 94351
11693 Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
TelephoneFax information +966 (0) 11 481 9350
Fax defence +966 (0) 11 481 9235
Fax corporate services +966 (0) 11 481 9337
UKTI +966 (0) 11 481 9100
UKBA +966 (0) 11 481 9294
Consular +966 (0) 11 4819 100
Opening hoursLocal Time
Sunday to Thursday
8 am to 3 pm

From Monday 16 March 2020, as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) the British Embassy in Riyadh is open, but access to visitors or the Consular Section is by appointment only.

When calling out of working hours you may hear a message stating that our offices are closed. However, we are available 24/7. If in need of urgent assistance, please stay on the line and select the option for ‘calling about an emergency involving a British National’ to speak to an officer.
Other officesContact other Consulate offices in Saudi Arabia
Source: GOV.UK

Get information about a British company from Saudi Arabia

You can get information about a British company from Companies House. The Companies House is the Registrar of companies in the United Kingdom. They are an executive agency sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

Ordinarily, you can get the following information for FREE about a Britsh company.

  • Company’s names and numbers
  • Current registered office address
  • Date of incorporation
  • The company directors and secretaries
  • Registered current mortgage charges
  • Company accounts filed
  • Submitted yearly confirmation statement
  • previous company names
  • Insolvency information if applicable

If you have any questions on how to get information about a British company while you are in Saudi Arabia, our accountants can help you.

Setting up or doing business in the UK

If you are interested to set up a UK company or do business in the UK, you may contact the Department for International Trade (DIT) for further international trade information such as the imports and exports to/from the UK.

Generally, the DIT not only helps overseas businesses locate in the UK but also help UK businesses expand into overseas markets.

Coronavirus COVID19 outbreak

The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus COVID19 outbreak a pandemic. Correspondingly, please follow the UK government guidance for foreign travel advice. If you are in Saudi Arabia, follow their country’s COVID19 advice while you are there.

British Embassies worldwide

Click here for a list of British Embassies and High Commissions worldwide.

Generally, diplomatic missions sent to non-commonwealth countries are called the British embassies. Whereas diplomatic missions sent to commonwealth countries are called the British High Commissions. All in all, there are 54 countries in the Commonwealth.

Furthermore, Some countries would have British Consulates in addition to their British Embassy or British High Commission to provide consular services to UK citizens abroad.

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