Saudi Arabia: Fines for Disregarding Passports Tightened

Saudi Arabia: Fines for Disregarding Passports Tightened News developments

Saudi Arabia: Fines for Disregarding Passports Tightened

Okaz, 31 August 2021: Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet has announced it has approved an increase in the fines for individuals disregarding passports.

Under the new Cabinet Decision, a change of passport details or dismissing it will result in a fine of up to 100,000 Riyals.

Previously, fines for this offence were 5,000 Riyals.

The length of travel bans on offenders has also been extended from three to five years.

The same penalties will be applied on those who access the country from illegal terminals and those who enter or leave the country without a passport.

For full story see https://www.okaz.com.sa/news/local/2080557.

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Marlé Van Sandwyk