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Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Los Angeles, California

Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Los Angeles, California, located at 12400 Wilshire Blvd # 700. View a location map, get driving directions or view the information about the address, phone, fax, office hours, official website, Twitter, consular services, visa list, and head of mission (HOM).

  • Address

    12400 Wilshire Blvd # 700
    Los Angeles, CA 90025
    United States
  • Telephone

  • (310) 479-6000, Emergency phone: (310) 479-6000 Ext: 1034 / 1032 / 1033, Mobile: (310) 895-6642
  • Fax

  • (310) 479-2752
  • Email

  • [email protected]
  • Office Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location Map

Location map of the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Los Angeles, California


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The following is a brief listing of services offered at the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Los Angeles, California.

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications

Head of Mission

Fawaz Alshubaili, Consul General

Common Visa Types

Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel to Saudi Arabia without a visa. The most common types of Saudi Arabia visas are the following.

  • Business visa / Commercial visa
  • Diplomatic and official visa
  • Employment visa
  • Family visit visa
  • Government visit visa
  • Hajj visa
  • Residence visa
  • Student visa
  • Tourist visa
  • Umrah visa
  • Work visit visa
  • Newborn visa

Umrah and Hajj Visas

Umrah and Hajj visas (pilgrimage) are specific types of visas issued by the government of Saudi Arabia for individuals who wish to travel to Saudi Arabia for the purpose of performing Umrah or Hajj, which are religious pilgrimages in Islam. Both Umrah and Hajj visas are typically issued through authorized travel agencies designated by the Saudi Arabian government. The requirements and procedures for obtaining these visas may vary.

Umrah Visa

An Umrah visa allows Muslims to visit the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah in Saudi Arabia to perform the Umrah pilgrimage. Umrah is a pilgrimage that can be completed at any time of the year. Umrah visas are typically valid for about two weeks.

Hajj Visa

A Hajj visa is issued for the purpose of performing the Hajj pilgrimage, which is one of the five pillars of Islam and takes place during specific dates in the Islamic lunar calendar between Mid-Shawwal and the 25th Dhual-Qa'dah of each Hijri year. Hajj is performed in Makkah and its surrounding areas, and it is a mandatory religious obligation for Muslims who are physically and financially capable of undertaking the journey.

Work Visa

A Saudi Arabia work visa is issued to foreign nationals employed in the Kingdom, requiring sponsorship from a Saudi employer. The application process necessitates a valid passport, employment contract, academic qualifications, plus medical and police clearance. A pre-arrival medical exam is mandatory. The visa duration usually matches the employment term and is renewable. On arrival, obtaining an Iqama (residency permit) is essential. The visa is specific to the job and the employer, not transferable without legal steps. Dependents can join the visa holder in Saudi Arabia under a family visa.

Residence (Iqama) Visa

The Residence (Iqama) Visa in Saudi Arabia is a permit for expatriates to reside and work in the Kingdom. Issued after entering with a work visa, it requires employer sponsorship and is renewable annually. The Iqama allows holders to open bank accounts, obtain driving licenses, and conduct other legal transactions. It's tied to the specific employer and job, with family members eligible to join under a dependent's visa.

Besides Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Los Angeles, California Saudi Arabia also has 4 representations in the following cities of United States:

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This page was last edited on 09 January 2024 at 05:29 AM (EST).