The Saudi Passport Department (Saudi Jawazat) received a question that if the Saudi Iqama of the expatriate is expired, can he extend the visa of his visitor? This raised several other questions among the readers. What was the reply from the Saudi Jawazat? From where can he extend the visitor’s visa? To know the answer to these questions read the article below.
Statement by the Passport Department (Saudi Jawazat)
The Saudi Passport Department (Saudi Jawazat) announced that,
A Saudi expat can extend the visitor’s visa of his relative even after the expiration of his Saudi Iqama. The expiration of the Saudi Iqama will not prevent the extension of the visitor’s visa.
Can he Extend his Visitor’s Visa from Absher?
According to the local newspapers that, a Saudi expat asked the Passport Department (Saudi Jawazat) after discovering that one of his visit visa holders stay had already expired in the KSA. Can he extend his visitor’s visa from Absher? Read more: Can Final Exit be applied on Expired Passport?
What was the Response of the Passport Department (Saudi Jawazat)?
The Passport Department (Saudi Jawazat) responded on Twitter by saying,
A Saudi expat can extend the Saudi visit visa of his/her relatives when the Saudi Iqama of resident is expired. This facility will not be terminated when the iqama is expired.
What Condition is Required for the Saudi Expat to Return to Saudi Arabia?
The Passport Department (Saudi Jawazat) added that the Saudi expat can only return to the Kingdom if the following conditions are met. Read more: Saudi Jawazat issues Clarification on Final Exit Without Renewing Saudi Iqama
- The Saudi visa should be valid and effective.
- The Saudi Iqama has not expired and the PCR has been obtained from a company registered in Saudi Arabia.
The passport department (Saudi Jawazat) announced that the Saudi visitor’s visa can be extended even if the Saudi Iqama is expired and then announced the conditions on which the Saudi expats can return to the Kingdom. For more information, visit our website. Stay safe. Stay tuned.