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U.S. Citizen Services

The American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit at the U.S. Consulate General in Jeddah provides assistance to U.S. citizens in the Western region of Saudi Arabia, including the provinces of Tabuk, Al Madinah, Makkah, Asir, Al Bahah, Jizan and Najran. The U.S. Embassy in Riyadh provides services to U.S. Citizens in the provinces of Al Jawf, Ha'il, Al Qasim, Ar Riyadh, and Ar Hudud and Al Shaliyah. The U.S. Consulate General Dhahran serves the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.

American citizens can apply for U.S. passports, document their foreign-born children as U.S. citizens, and request help in anemergency. Our staff can also notarize documents for use in the United States and accept applications for Social Security numbers. While Consular Officers are prepared to assist citizens in these and otherways, a Consular Officer can neither perform marriages nor obtain therelease of Americans from prison.

The U.S. Embassy in Riyadh disseminates information to the public through the U.S. Department of State's Consular Information Program. The State Department's Office of American Citizens Services and Crisis Management (ACS) administers the Consular Information Program, which informs the public of conditions abroad that may affect their safety andsecurity. Country Specific Information , Travel Alerts , and Travel Warnings are vitalparts of this program and are available for all countries.

When the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh releases information, it will always be published on the Embassy's website at In addition, those enrolled in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) will receive messages via email. U.S. citizens in Saudi Arabia are encouraged to enroll in STEP, to receive the latest travel updates and information and to obtain updated information on travel and security issues. By enrolling, U.S. citizens make it easier for the Embassy to contact them in case of emergency. Please visit to enroll in STEP or update your information.

Public Hours: Sunday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday by appointment only, 1:00-3:00pm (closed on Mondays).

Telephone Hours: 9am - 11am (966) (12) 667-0080 x4180

Closed US and Saudi Holidays

Fax: (966)(12)669-3098

ACS E-mail Inquiries:

Mailing Address:

From Outside the United States:

American Citizen Services, American Consulate General, Palestine Road Al-Ruwais District, PO Box 149Jeddah 21411, Saudi Arabia

From a United States Post Office:

American Citizen Services American Consulate General Unit 62112APO AE 09811-2112

U.S. Embassy Riyadh

U.S. Consulate General Dhahran


  • Extra Visa Pages no Longer Issued Effective January 1, 2016

    The U.S. Department of State will no longer add visa pages into U.S. passports beginning January 1, 2016.  Previously, U.S. passport holders had the option to pay for the insertion of additional 24-page visa inserts when valid passports lacked adequate space for entry or exit visa stamps.  The decision to discontinue this service was made to enhance the security of the passport and to abide by international passport standards.

    Beginning January 1, 2016, applicants in need of additional pages in their valid passports must obtain a new passport.

Warden Program Notice

  • The U.S. Consulate General in Jeddah is looking for American citizens resident in the Kingdom to assist as wardens in communicating with the American community in the event of an emergency. We are always looking for volunteers to serve as wardens.  For more information, please click here.

Travel Information for U.S. Citizens

  • Travel Information for U.S. Citizens