3-Year Ban for Expats Not Coming Back on Exit Re-Entry Visa

3-YEAR BAN FOR EXPATS NOT COMING BACK ON EXIT REENTRY VISA

3-Year Ban on Exit/Re-Entry Violators

Expat departures on an exit re-entry visa and does not return to the Kingdom within the visa validity will be banned from entering the country for 3 years.

According to the Directorate General of Passports (Jawazat) if the expatriate does not return to the Kingdom during the validity period of the “Exit/Reentry Visa”, he will be barred from returning to the Kingdom for a period of three years.

Jawazat also said there will be a fine of SR 500 for delaying Iqama renewal for the first instance, the amount will be doubled to SR 1,000 for the second time and in the third instance, the violator will be deported from the Kingdom.