The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) announced a free extension of the validity of residence permits, exit-re-entry visas, and visit visas of expats stranded in countries facing a travel ban in accordance with King Salman’s directives.
Visas and Iqama Extension for People Of the Kingdom
Jawazat stated that the validity of Iqamas of resident expats stranded in nine ban countries will be extended until July 31, 2021.
Exit re-entry visas also will be extended until 31st July 2021.
Furthermore, the validity of visit visas of expats outside the kingdom from countries with travel bans will be extended until July 31, 2021.
The extension will be done automatically, requiring no visits to Jawazat offices and no payment of fees or fines.