Skip Global Navigation to Main Content
Skip Breadcrumb Navigation
Contact Us

Non-Immigrant Visas

For questions about the nonimmigrant visa process (e.g. tourist & student visas), please first refer to the FAQ or search the information pages.  If you cannot find your answer, you can contact the embassy via e-mail.

Please remember that visa processing cannot be expedited and that no timeframe can be given for when processing will be complete. Additionally, embassy staff do not have time to answer questions that are already answered in the FAQ or information pages.

Nonimmigrant visas:

If you need to send us documents, please scan and email or mail them via FedEx to this address:

U.S. Embassy Riyadh
Attention: Nonimmigrant Visas
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 

Immigrant Visas

Inquiries by email only

Please send all questions regarding immigrant visas to The visa section no longer accepts phone calls.  All questions must be submitted by email.  Thank you.

In order to ensure a prompt response:

  • Enter your NVC Case Number or USCIS Receipt Number in the Subject Line of the e-mail.
  • Provide the beneficiary’s name and date of birth and the petitioner’s name and date of birth.

For submission of requested documentation after the Immigration interview

All required follow-up documents requested in the refusal letter provided at the time of  interview, including your passport, should be sent via FedEx with a return air way bill to permit us to return them when the review is completed.

Please allow several days for receipt of the documents from Fed Ex and approximately 3-4 weeks to complete the review process.

Mailing address for FedEx:

U.S. Embassy Riyadh
Attn: Immigrant Visa Unit
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia