The General Directorate of Passports (Saudi Jawazat) has started extending the validity of exit re-entry automatically. Those which wasn’t used during the suspension period were extended without charges. The Saudi Jawazat has said that,
Exit re-entry visas for Saudi expats living abroad can be extended more than once, provided a fixed fee is paid.
According to the Sources
A local citizen had inquired from Saudi Jawazat on his Twitter account that his family driver was out of the country. His exit re-entry was over, he extended but he could not return. Can the exit re-entry visa of Saudi expat abroad be extended more than once online? Read more: Video: Procedure to Activate Digital ID for Saudi Iqama in Absher Individual
Reply by the Saudi Jawazat
The Saudi Jawazat informed that the exit re-entry could be extended more than once by paying the exit re-entry visa fees on the Sadad service through Abshar. It should be noted that expatriates residing in the country have to obtain an exit re-entry visa to go home, the monthly fee of which is 100 riyals. Read more: Saudi Jawazat Asks Citizens and Saudi Expats to Issue Digital ID (Saudi Iqama)
Proposed Amendments in Saudi Labor Law 2021
Some amendments were proposed to be made in the Saudi labor law for private companies which was to be handled by the Minister. Therefore, after the implementation of proposed amendments, the employer no longer needs to pay the exit and re-entry visa fee and it shall be paid by the Saudi expat employee. Read more: MOL Announces Proposed Amendments to the Saudi Labor Law for Private Companies