Saudi Arabia Embassy in Asmara

Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Asmara

Saudi Arabia Embassy in Asmara

Information on consular services of the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Asmara. You can contact the consular department of the embassy for visa application, passports, consular statements, legalisation of documents and information of the opening hours of the different departments of the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Asmara.

All info on the Saudi Embassy in Asmara

Saudi Arabian Embassy in Asmara, Eritrea Ras Demaira Street / Street no. 748 P. O. Box 5599 Asmara Eritrea




Nasser Ali Al-Hoti - Ambassador

Telephone Number:

(+291) 1 154 318 (+291) 1 154 321 / 2

Fax Number:

(+291) 1 154 320

Office Hours:


Saudi Embassies

The most obvious function of the Saudi embassy in Asmara, acting as the representative of the Saudi government in the host country, is to promote Saudi interests in Eritrea and to give assistance to Saudi nationals when abroad.

Consular help

In addition, to provide consular help to those applying for visas specifically, to issue visas to Muslim pilgrims who are required to attend the annual Hajj gathering in Mecca at least once during their lives.


Tourist visas are exempted as Saudi Arabia does not issue tourist visas. Activities of all Saudi embassies are coordinated from their Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Saudi Embassy however, much less obvious to the public are the other responsibilities of Saudi Embassies which give support to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, including its subsidiary and the Islamic Development Bank.

An Embassy is described as a permanent diplomatic mission which is generally located in a country's capital city. The embassy in Asmara is responsible for representing Saudi Arabia in Eritrea and handling major diplomatic issues, such as preserving the rights of citizens abroad.

The ambassador is the highest official in the Saudi embassy in Asmara and acting as the chief diplomat and spokesperson for the home government. Ambassadors are typically appointed by the highest level of the home government.