Saudi Govt. does free extension of Residency Permits and Visas of stranded expatriates

Riyadh — Saudi government on Tuesday announced the free extension of residency permits (Iqamas), exit and re-entry visas, and visit visas of the expatriates who are stranded in the countries facing travel ban, till July 31, 2021.

Saudi Press Agency reported that the announcement was made on the directives of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, while Kingdom has been making continuous efforts to ensure the safety of citizens and residents. Also, to mitigate its economic and financial impacts on them.

The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) confirmed that the extension will be done automatically in cooperation with the National Information Center.