Final Exit Visa with Expired Iqama
According to the Ministry of Labor and Social Development website, the Issuance of Final Exit Visa is now possible on an Expired Iqama (Without Renewal).
Procedure to Apply for a Final Exit Visa on Expired Iqama
If your Iqama is already expired from more than 30 days and you wish to go back on the final exit visa without renewing your Iqama, you will have two choices.
01 – Final Exit on Expired Iqama by Online
In this case, you can ask your sponsor to issue a final exit on expired Iqama.
Employers can issue a special work permit for your additional staying period with a fee (Fee for additional staying period from Iqama expiry) from the Ministry of Labor website.
Once the said work permit is issued and paid, the employer can issue a final exit from his absher or by visiting Jawazat with no fee.
02 – Final Exit on Expired Iqama through Ministry of Labor office
Alternatively, you can also get a final exit on the expired Iqama (Final exit without Kafeel) through the Ministry of Labor office.
Here are the steps,
- Visit the Labor Office and apply for a work permit for a final exit..
- The documents submitted (Original Iqama) will be confirmed and a payment number will be issued with the required fees and your application will be sent to the Ministry of Interior.
- Pay the required fees (fee for an additional staying period) before going to the passport general department
- After payment, visit the passport general department (Jawazat) to issue the final exit visa.
If you have any questions or need more details, you may contact the Ministry of Labor and Social Development customer care through 19911. You can speak in English, Arabic, Urdu, Hindi, Malayalam and Tagalog languages
Q & A
My Iqama has expired. Can I get an exit visa?.
Yes, you can. First contact your sponsor and ask him to issue a final exit on the expired iqama, if not, you may go directly to the Ministry of Labor.
How much is the fee for Issuing a Final Exit visa on Expired Iqama?.
The fee will be charged for an overstaying period, which is generally around below SR 3,000.
How long will it take to get issued a Final Exit Visa without Valid Iqama?.
The whole process only takes a few minutes as it is available online. But it may take longer through offline.