Passport Section
Last Updated On Dec 24 2014 5:43PM
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GENERAL INFORMATION

 
Consulate General of India, Jeddah is pleased to announce commencement of its new passport/visa/consular outsourcing services from 1st January 2015. The new arrangement aims to provide better services to the Indian Diaspora living under the jurisdiction of the Consulate.
 
Under the new arrangement, the new outsourcing agency (VFS Global) would open three centers in Jeddah, Abha and Tabuk. All the above centers will be well equipped to deal with all kinds of passport, visa and consular attestation services (in which presence of consular official is not required).
 
In addition to the above, the Consulate would send a consular official to Jeddah center everyday to deal with passport cases (wherein interview is required) and consular attestation cases (wherein presence of consular official is required). The Consulate would also send a consular official to Abha and Tabuk centers (once every two months) to deal with similar such passport and consular attestation cases. 
 
The outsourcing agency would be conducting tours to give passport and consular attestation services (wherein presence of consular official is not required) to various urban centers including – Jizan/ Najran/ Yanbu (once every month) and Al-Baha/ Bisha/ Qunfudah/ Makkah/ Taif/ Madinah (once every two months).
 
In addition to the above, the Consulate is making provisions to send a consular official as a part of outsourcing agency’s tours on alternate occasion i.e.  Jizan/ Najran/ Yanbu (once every two months) and Al-Baha/ Bisha/ Qunfudah/ Makkah/ Taif/ Madinah (once every four months) to deal with passport cases (wherein interview is required) and consular attestation cases (wherein presence of consular official is required). The location and dates of these tours would soon be available on Consulate’s website and Facebook page, as well as widely shared with the community.
 

The Consulate also envisages opening another outsourcing center in Jeddah. The decision towards the same would soon be taken and informed to the public.

 
The address of VFS Global centers are as follows –

JEDDAH
Passport & Visa Application Centre,
Al Ghunaym St. Al Andalus Dt.
Near Indian Consulate (300 mtrs only)
Jeddah

ABHA/KHAMIS MUSHAIT
Passport & Visa Application Centre,
King Saud Street, Cross with Umsarab Road,
Near Barqan Fuel Station,
Umsarab Dist
Khamis Mushait

TABUK
Passport & Visa Application Centre,
Office No. 106 & 107,
30th Street, Near Abuobacker Siddiq Masjid,
Alghuraid Centre
Tabuk

(Contact Person till stabilization of operations – Khaleel 0565610061)