Saudi Arabia Embassy in Colombo

Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Colombo

Saudi Arabia Embassy in Colombo

Information on consular services of the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Colombo. 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 Colombo.

All info on the Saudi Embassy in Colombo

Saudi Arabian Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka 43, Horton Place Colombo 7 Sri Lanka




Mr Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Jammaz - Ambassador

Telephone Number:

(+94) 11 268 2087 / 9 (+94) 11 533 3237

Fax Number:

(+94) 11 268 2088 (+94) 11 533 3237 (Consular Section)

Office Hours:

09.00 - 16.00


Saudi Embassies

The most obvious function of the Saudi embassy in Colombo, acting as the representative of the Saudi government in the host country, is to promote Saudi interests in Sri Lanka 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 Colombo is responsible for representing Saudi Arabia in Sri Lanka and handling major diplomatic issues, such as preserving the rights of citizens abroad.

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