Büyükelçilik Tarihi ve Önceki Büyükelçilerimiz

Turkey’s first mission to Saudi Arabia was inaugurated in 1926 in Jeddah as Political Representation accredited to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Yemen Arab Republic and the Sultanate of Oman. Our Embassy has been relocatedin Riyadh in 1985 as the other countries’ embassies, upon the request of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Information about our head of missions to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is presented below.

Süleyman  Şevket Bey
Süleyman Şevket Bey

5/25/1926-10/10/1927

Abdülgani Seni  Yurdman
Abdülgani Seni Yurdman

10/10/1927-7/31/1931

Ahmet  Lütfullah Bey
Ahmet Lütfullah Bey

9/5/1931-8/30/1932

Celal  Arat
Celal Arat

12/16/1932-9/30/1936

Muhiddin Raşit  Paysal
Muhiddin Raşit Paysal

10/25/1936-6/9/1937

Talat  Acarer
Talat Acarer

6/9/1937-1/3/1938

Sadullah  Gören
Sadullah Gören

1/4/1938-12/1/1941

Nizamettin  Ayaşlı
Nizamettin Ayaşlı

7/19/1942-8/21/1943

Emin Ali  Sipahi
Emin Ali Sipahi

1/21/1944-6/10/1945

Fuad  Carım
Fuad Carım

8/4/1945-12/20/1946

Rıfkı Refik  Pasin
Rıfkı Refik Pasin

1/30/1947-5/21/1949

Alaaddin  Tiritoğlu
Alaaddin Tiritoğlu

2/26/1950-7/14/1950

Cevdet  Dülger
Cevdet Dülger

2/27/1951-10/4/1955

Kemal Aziz  Bayman
Kemal Aziz Bayman

10/31/1952-2/16/1957

Mehmet İrfan  Karasar
Mehmet İrfan Karasar

9/30/1957-4/3/1960

Abdüllahat  Birden
Abdüllahat Birden

9/28/1960-12/30/1962

Cemal  Arsal
Cemal Arsal

1/31/1963-6/20/1963

Haluk  Kocaman
Haluk Kocaman

3/29/1964-1/18/1967

Nejdet  Özmen
Nejdet Özmen

12/31/1966-1/1/1971

Celadet  Kıyasi
Celadet Kıyasi

1/1/1971-1/1/1977

Fikret  Bereket
Fikret Bereket

1/1/1977-1/1/1980

Hüseyin  Çelem
Hüseyin Çelem

2/26/1981-9/26/1983

Umut  Arık
Umut Arık

9/6/1985-1/31/1987

Ercan  Vuralhan
Ercan Vuralhan

3/16/1987-9/17/1987

Yaşar  Yakış
Yaşar Yakış

1/24/1988-1/6/1992

Ali Tınaz  Tuygan
Ali Tınaz Tuygan

1/7/1992-12/1/1994

Türkekul  Kurttekin
Türkekul Kurttekin

12/28/1994-1/1/1999

Ahmet Sedat  Banguoğlu
Ahmet Sedat Banguoğlu

1/4/1999-8/1/2001

Osman Süleyman  Durak
Osman Süleyman Durak

8/1/2001-2/1/2004

Uğur Doğan
Uğur Doğan

2/2/2004-1/24/2007

Naci Koru
Naci Koru

2/15/2007-7/20/2009

Ahmet Muhtar Gün
Ahmet Muhtar Gün

1/15/2010-12/24/2013

Sunday - Thursday

08:30 - 16:30

Consulate Section 08:30-14:00 Visa application 08:30-12:00 Passport collection :13:30-15.30
7/5/2016 Religious Holiday (Ramadan)
9/11/2016 Religious Holiday (Sacrifice/Al-Adha)
9/23/2016 National Day of Saudi Arabia
10/29/2016 Republic Day