The Indian High Commission in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Thursday informed that it has open a permanent centre for passport application in collaboration with VFS Global at the Sakaka, Al Jouf.
“The Embassy of India, Riyadh is pleased to inform the Indian nationals residing in Al Jouf region that the Embassy, in collaboration with VFS Global, has opened a permanent centre in Sakaka, Al Jouf for accepting applications from Indian nationals for various consular services.” Indian Embassy said in a statement.
Indian Passport Application Centre
- Address: Al Jouf Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 72341, Sakaka, Saudi Arabi
- Submission Timing: 0900hrs-1500hrs (Sunday to Thursday, except public holidays)
- Google Map Location: https://goo.gl/maps/qbgbD7fMKtN9czuUA
The Embassy also said that the opening of a permanent centre at Sakaka is a testimony of the Embassy’s commitment to extend its outreach to all Indian nationals residing within its consular jurisdiction. A permanent centre at Sakaka will allow Indian nationals to avail of various consular services at their convenience, without waiting for the scattered tours.
The centre has already started functioning with effect from 11th Janaury 2022. Indian nationals desirous of availing consular service at the centre may do so by scheduling their appointment at https://visa.vfsglobal.com/sau/en/ind/login.
The appointment slot are available for registration at the given link. Applicants are advised to print the appointment letter which they need to show at the security, and post checking of temperature and Tawakalana app entry to centre would be allowed.
Applicants are also advised to approach the venues strictly at the time slot conveyed to them by the VFS and not overcrowd the venue.