Saudi Gazette, 20 July 2021: Saudi Arabia’s General Directorate of Passports or Jawazat has announced the validity of visa for expatriates stranded abroad can be extended.
The iqama or residency permit and exit and re-entry visas of expatriates can also be extended to 31 August.
Visit visas will also be automatically extended.
There will be no fees for the extensions.
It will only apply to expatriates and foreigners from the nine countries where entry to the Kingdom is banned because of Coronavirus.
Affected individuals will not have to visit any Jawazat offices in person.
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