Coming Back to Saudi Arabia on Expired Re-Entry Visa

Coming Back on Expired Exit Re-Entry Visa

Here are the possibilities of coming back to Saudi Arabia on an expired or new visa after your exit re-entry permit has expired.

Coming Back to Saudi Arabia on Expired Visa

You simply cannot return to Saudi Arabia on an expired exit-reentry visa. at the same time, if your sponsor is willing to bring you back to the Kingdom, then you can proceed.

Related: How to Extend Expired Exit Re-Entry Visa

But first you should make sure that your Iqama must be valid. In case of expired iqama, your sponsor cannot return you back.  If your iqama is still valid then your sponsor can bring you back within seven months of your expired Exit/Re-entry visa. In this case, your kafeel or company’s HR department authority will visit the Jawazat/Passport office, submit your document and fill a related application.

Then the jawazat/passport department will give a yellow slip after this your Sponsor or company will write a request letter to Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for getting permission to come back to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia after overstayed vacations. This Application letter should be attested from the Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Your Sponsor will send to you all related documents and you will submit all documents that you received from your sponsor to the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Once the Embassy is approved, you can come back to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia within 7 days

Returning to Saudi Arabia on a New Visa

As per the law, exit re-entry visa violators will have 3 years ban for re-entering the Kingdom on a new visa. If you leave the country on a re-entry visa and cannot return before the date of expiry, then you will be banned from re-entering the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the next 3 years. However, there is no ban on entering any other Gulf Countries in this period.