Saudi Arabia uses two postcode systems for:
- Home delivery as described in the first position.
- P.O. Box delivery as described in the second position.
Coding method for home Delivery
5 digits to the right of the locality followed by 4 digits giving additional building information, separated by a dash.eg:
1 2 2 3 3 - 7318
The first digit represents the postal region,the second digit represents the sector,the third digit represents the branch,the fourth digit represents the section,the fifth digit represents the block,and the last four digits represent the extended zip code.
Coding method for PO Box delivery
5 digits to the right of the locality.eg:
1 1 5 6 4
The first two digits represent the postal zone,the last three digits represent the delivery point.
PO Box delivery:
Mr. Ibrahim Mohamad P.O. Box 56577 RIYADH 11564 SAUDI ARABIA
Mr. Abdullah Nasser 3909 Abdullhamid Alkatib ST, Azahrah Dist. RIYADH 12987 - 7318 SAUDI ARABIA
- Saudi Arabia Post website (Arabic)
- Saudi Arabia zip inquiries （English）
- Saudi Arabia Postcode position Example (English, PDF file)
- AreaCodeBase: Saudi Arabia Areacode Database
- GeoNameBase: Saudi Arabia Geographic Names Database
- BizDirLib: Saudi Arabia Business Database