Now there is no need to visit Jawazat office for the extension of family visit visa. I always appreciate the steps taken by the Saudi Government to make the procedural activities online. One of these revolutionary steps is giving access to the expatriates to apply for the extension of family visit visa online. In this article, I will be explaining in detail the online procedure to apply for an extension of family visit visa online. I have these screenshots from old MOI account. I would appreciate if somebody can share with me the screenshots of the procedure from the new MOI account.
Procedure to Apply for Extension of Family Visit Visa Online
Pay SR 100 for the extension of family visit visa through online or internet banking. The procedure to pay the fee for visa extension has been explained in this article. “Payment of Fee for Extension of Family Visit Visa“
To apply for an extension of a family visit visa, you must have an online account on Ministry of Interior Website. If you don’t have Abshir account on Ministry of Interior Website, please follow this link to create it. “Abshir Account in Ministry of Interior Website”
If you already have an account with MOI, please login to your account. The procedure to login to your MOI account has been changed a little bit. Follow this link to check the updated procedure. Recommended: Process to Login to Abshir (MOI) Account
A new screen will be opened from which you should click on “E-Services” as shown in the screenshot below. On the left-hand side, there will be a list from which you need to click on the “Passports” icon. A drop-down list will appear and you need to click on the icon of “Extend Visit Visa”
A new page will open where all the terms and conditions to apply for an extension of family visit visa are mentioned. Now you need to click on the “Proceed” button. The family visit visa will be extended subject to the following Business rules:
- At the time of visa extension, the Visit visa duration should be more than 7 days or have been expired for 3 days.
- Visit visa holder is present in KSA
- A fee of visa extension is paid. The procedure to pay the fee for visa extension has been explained in this article. “Payment of Fee for Extension of Family Visit Visa”
- Visit visa holder PP is valid (not expired) on the date of VV extension
- Visa requester / Visit visa holder Status is alive.
- Visit visa holder does not have unpaid Traffic violation
- The total Visit Visa period should not exceed the permitted period.
A new screen will open where you should click on the button “More Details” for the candidate for whom you want to extend the visit visa.[irp]
A new screen will be opened as soon as “more details” button is clicked. All the passport and visa details of the visa holder will be mentioned on that page as shown in the image below. You need to click on the button “Confirm to Extend Visit Visa” to confirm the extension.
The last screen will be opened to congratulate you and communicate that visit visa has been successfully extended. You can take a print of this extended family visit visa. Sometimes it takes sometime to update the dates in the system after extension. Please give the system sometime to update the database.
Useful Comment: The first day you can extend the visa is the first day of the last seven days. You can calculate the date of the earliest day you can extend the visa by this formula: expiry date minus 6 days. The day when the visa expires is included in the last seven days, therefore you won't be able to extend if you do the math as expiry date minus 7. So, for example, if your visa expires on the 10th, the earliest date you can extend is the 4th, right after midnight