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Advisory for Attestation/Passport Services

Posted on: August 26, 2020 | Back | Print

Embassy of India


Advisory for Attestation/Passport Services

Attestation Officer from Embassy remains available for attestation of documents requiring the applicant to sign before the officer at Umm Al Hammam centre in Riyadh on all working days from 9 am to 1 pm. Visits of Attestation officers to VFS centres outside Riyadh shall commence from the coming weekend. Consular camps at locations having no VFS shall commence from next month. The schedule for visits/camps at different locations during the month of August/September is available on Embassy website.

No appointment is necessary for attestation and miscellaneous services. Applicants should take prior appointment directly from the VFS website to visit centres for passport-related services. The appointment slots will be increased to 500 per day from the next week. Subject to requirement, additional 500 slots per day may also be increased. The appointment for this purpose can be obtained directly from the VFS website at following link:


Those who do not have easy access to internet may drop a copy of his passport alongwith phone number written in a dropbox kept at the entrance of each VFS centre. VFS will contact the applicant to give information about allotted appointment slot.

Tatkaal passport service is available at Umm Al Hammam centre of VFS in Riyadh on all working days. Applicants may submit passport application uptil 1 pm at the centre. No appointment is necessary for this service.

Attestation and Tatkaal passport services will be rendered from Joint Visa Application Centre, 2591 Makkah Road, Al Hada, Riyadh 12913, (beside Marriott Courtyard, Opposite of Diplomatic Quarters Gate 2) in place of Umm Al Hammam Centre w.e.f. 30.08.2020.