Saudi Arabia Automatic extension of the validity of residencies and visas without fees

On Monday, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia decided to automatically extend the validity of residence, exit and return and visit visas, without commissions or financial compensation, according to the official Saudi news agency “SPA”.

In detail, e in implementation of the directives of the Guardian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the General Directorate of Passports has started to extend the validity of residence and exit and return visas without taxes or economic compensation until 28/8/1443 AH corresponding to 03/31/2022 AD

This extension, issued by the Minister of Finance, is part of the ongoing efforts undertaken by the government of the Kingdom to face the effects and consequences of the global pandemic (Covid-19), and in the context of the precautionary and preventive measures that guarantee the safety of citizens and residents and help mitigate the economic and financial effects.

The extension will also happen in automatic in collaboration with the National Information Center without the need to review the headquarters of the Passport Departments or the missions of the Kingdom abroad, as follows:

First: Extension of the validity of residence and exit and return visas for residents outside the Kingdom in countries from which entry is suspended due to the Corona virus epidemic in they, until 28/08/1443 AH corresponding to 31/03/2022 AD, with the exception of those who have completed receiving a dose of the Corona vaccine within the kingdom before leaving it.

Second: Extension of the validity of visit visas by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for visitors who are outside the Kingdom, coming from countries from which entry has been suspended due to the Corona virus epidemic, until the date of 08/08 28/1443 AH corresponding to 31/03/2022 AD

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