The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) announces one month automatic extension of the validity of residence permit (Iqama) of expatriates.It will be done without any cost from the date of its expiry that are outside the kingdom on an exit re-entry visa .
This automatic extension would be applicable to those expats who are in commercial professions and whose Iqama expires between 1-08-2020 and 31-08-2020.
Jawazat mentioned that the validity of expired Iqama’s of domestic workers who are currently outside the kingdom on an exit re-entry visa will also extend up to 30-09-2020.
Jawazat also declared a one-month extension of the validity of exit re-entry visas (up to 30-09-2020) for expat residents inside the kingdom whose visas were not used during the travel ban period.
Jawazat also stated that it would extend the validity of Final Exit Visas for one month (up to 30-09-2020) for those expats within the Kingdom whose Final Exit Visas were not used during the travel ban period.