Embassy of Switzerland in Saudi Arabia

Embassy of Switzerland in Saudi Arabia
Embassy of Switzerland in Riyadh ©FDFA

As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture.

The tasks of the embassy


The Embassy of Switzerland in Saudi Arabia is open to Swiss Citizens for urgent matters, during normal opening hours (Sun-Thu 08:00-11:30) or by phone during working hours (Sun-Wed 07:30-16:30, Thu 07:30-14:00). In case of need outside the opening hours, Swiss citizens can contact the FDFA Helpline:
+41 800 247 365 or +41 58 465 33 33, helpline@eda.admin.ch

Update 17.02.2022

Entry requirements for third-country nationals due to the pandemic

  • Entry to Switzerland is currently possible without pandemic-related measures.
  • Your entry to Switzerland is subject to the general entry requirements (e.g. travel document and visa).
  • If you are travelling through another country on the way to Switzerland, please find out about the entry requirements in that country.

To see what rules apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online Travelcheck.


Persons travelling by plane to Switzerland could be required to produce a confirmation of a negative PCR test result, please check directly with your airline.

We wish you a pleasant stay in Switzerland!

For information on the Coronavirus and the current situation, the following link may be useful:

Federal Office of Public Health FOPH directly:

Welcome message

A greeting from the Ambassador


Contact the responsible Swiss representation for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc..

Switzerland and Saudi Arabia

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy

Job vacancies

Local job vacancies and admission requirements for internship programmes


Local and international news and events related to the country


List of partners supporting our projects.

Swiss Business Hub Middle East

The Swiss Business Hubs are the first address for Swiss SME’s looking for answers on their trade questions.