King Salman bin Abdulaziz, said, extension Of Residence, Exit, And Return Visas of immigrants and visit visas extend till September 30, 2021. However, this is under the automated system without any fee or financial competition.
Automated Visa Extension Is Only Applicable For 13 Countries
The Saudi General Directorate of Passports said that the extension is applicable to the following countries including:
- South Africa
Statements Issued By The Jawazzat Department regarding Extension Of Residence
State-run news agency SPA said that the finance minister has issue instructions on extending residency and visas following Saudi policy.
ِAlso, the passport department assured that the extension of residences and visas was automatically done without consulting the offices.
Moreover, The department is expanding in this regard in collaboration with the National Information Center.
Residence, exit, and return visas are getting extend to immigrants September 30, 2021, from countries where COVID-19 cases are spreading, or KSA banned that country for travel.
Saudi Arabia is pursuing a policy of protecting locals and expatriates from the effects of the Corona epidemic as much as possible.
Also, Saudi Arabia commits to the strategy of Corona SOPs to ensure the health and safety of locals and expatriates.
The government’s policy is to protect local citizens and expatriates from economic and financial losses as much as possible.