Is Saudi exit reentry visa extension possible?

Is Saudi exit reentry visa extension possible? Can we extend exit reentry visa for dependents who are already outside KSA or those who are inside Saudi Arabia? We have addressed all these issues below.

It can happen that you apply for exit re-entry visa for your dependents for specific dates and due to any problem their program is changed. In this case, you will have to apply for a Saudi exit reentry visa extension.

How to extend exit reentry visa for dependents inside Saudi Arabia?

You will be amazed to know that you cannot extend exit reentry visa for dependents who are inside Saudi Arabia. The extension of Saudi exit reentry visa is not possible once it is issued from your Jawazat system. However, there are some other ways you can cope with the changed program of your dependents.

If your dependents are in Saudi Arabia and their plan to go out of Saudi Arabia is changed, it is the less risky situation. You still have everything in your hand. You can cancel the exit re-entry visa already issued and issue a new visa.

It is very important to mention here that if exit re-entry visa is not canceled, penalties may reach to SR 3,000 for each iqama.  This is the only way to extend exit reentry visa for your dependents who are inside Saudi Arabia.

How to extend exit reentry visa for dependents outside KSA?

When your dependents are outside KSA and they plan to come to Saudi Arabia at a date which is after the expiry of Saudi exit re-entry visa, you can apply for an extension.

Please make sure that you don't cancel the Saudi exit reentry visa when your dependents are outside KSA, otherwise, you would not be able to extend it. In this scenario, you have two options;

  • Bring your family to the date of exit re-entry visa and apply for the exit re-entry visa again once they are in Saudi Arabia.
  • Let them stay in their country and apply for the extension of Saudi exit reentry visa following the procedure explained here.

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