Due to the recent outbreak of Coronavirus, the Saudi government launched different applications and ease policies to facilitate the citizens & Saudi expats during these hard times as they can get their work done online. However, many people were worried about their driving license getting expired but recently the Saudi Traffic Department issued the necessary clarifications regarding the extension of the driving license. For more information, read the article below.
What is the Driving Fee for One Year?
The Saudi traffic department (Moroor) stated on the official account of Twitter that,
The Saudi driving license fee for one (1) year is forty (40) riyals.
Why does the Facility Include No Medical Examination?
r. This decision came as another relief measure for the vehicle owners in the kingdom. Read more: The Saudi Traffic Department Sets 3 Conditions for the Sale of Cars
مرحباً بك ، تفضّل بالإطلاع على لائحة الرسوم . نشكر تواصلك pic.twitter.com/xMJUnjLifE
— المرور السعودي (@eMoroor) July 6, 2020
What about Traffic Fines?
Details of traffic fines can be found online with the help of Abshar website. However, the renewal of Saudi driving license requires payment of traffic violation fines. The traffic department says that it has the right to record objections to traffic fines. Read more: Penalty for Non-Renewal of Saudi Driving License After the Grace Period
مرحباً بك، سداد الرسوم والمخالفات وإجراء الفحص الفني والتأمين، ويمكنك تجديدها عن طريق الحساب الخاص بك في بوابة أبشر. نشكر تواصلك
— المرور السعودي (@eMoroor) July 4, 2020
Can these Fines be Raised?
The statement further added that the traffic fines could be raised before the fines were paid and not later. It is also important for the objection to be recorded within 30 days of the registration of the traffic violation. Objections can only be made to violations recorded by the “Sahar system”. Read more: Procedure of Recovering the car from Saudi police yard through new online Absher system
The main aim of this decision was to ensure the safety of the citizens of the country as with this facility they can get their license renewed without leaving the house. However, we should also follow the precautionary measures like washing our hands regularly, maintaining a safe distance of 6th and by staying indoors. For more information, visit our website. Stay safe. Stay tuned.