About us

Who we are and what we do

The embassy functions with the key focus on serving the large number of Sri Lankan expatriates who work and live across the Kingdom while serves the various needs of Saudi nationals and non-Sri Lankan expatriates. The Consular division, Employment/Labour division (SLBFE), and Trade, Tourism and Investment division of the embassy provides a gamut of services to people with different needs and interests. The Embassy in Riyadh and the Consulate General Office in Jeddah supplemented by periodic mobile consular visits to other areas of the Kingdom, continues to serve the Sri Lankan community spread across far and wide despite significant hardships. The Consulate General Office in Jeddah plays a significant role in facilitating and coordinating Hajj and Umra pilgrims from Sri Lanka, in addition to its responsibilities of a foreign Mission.

His Excellency the Ambassador is the Patron of the two Sri Lankan Community Schools presently in operation in Riyadh and Jeddah. In addition with the active involvement of His Excellency the Ambassador as the Patron the Embassy plays a vital and fatherly role in guiding and assisting the two schools. Another significant milestone in this regard is the obtaining of the required license for a third Community school in the Eastern province city of Dammam and which is expected to be fully operational during 2016.

The Embassy has been relocated to a more spacious, modern and convenient location in the heart of Olaya District which is a key commercial locality of Riyadh.

The Embassy and the Consulate General Office in Jeddah is at your service and the staff are more than willing to provide all assistance

Contact Number
00966 (0) 11 460 8232
00966 (0) 11 460 8235
00966 (0) 11 460 8846
#44, Ahmed Abdul Gaffoor
Al-Attar Street
Olaya District, Riyadh
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Office Hours :

From 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(Sunday to Thursday)

Consular counters open :

From 8.30 a.m. to 3.00 pm