A final exit visa is issued when your employer has decided to send you back to your home country. In case you have changed your mind, you can ask your employer to cancel the final exit visa. Your employer will have to follow the following procedure to do so.re.
Once the final exit visa is processed, your new Iqama will be issued to you. Requirements for canceling the final exit visa are explained in the below lines. You will have to deposit all these documents to Jawazat. Once they are submitted, you will be issued with new Iqama.
How to cancel a final exit visa in Saudi Arabia?
Fill a form to cancel the final exit visa
First of all, you need to fill the form to cancel the final exit visa. A copy of the form can be obtained from the agents sitting in front of the Jawazat office. This form needs to be signed and stamped by the Kafeel who processed your Final Exit Visa.
Letter to Jawazat
Your employer will have to write a letter requesting Jawazat to cancel the final exit visa. All your relevant details should be mentioned in that letter.
This letter needs to be attested by the Chamber of Commerce of the city from where your employer is registered. We have listed down some important points for attestation of documents from the Chamber of Commerce. I would recommend you to read them before personally visiting the chamber of commerce.
If you want to cancel the final exit visa but your iqama is no more valid, you will have to renew it first. In order to renew your Iqama, you need to pay the fee for the renewal of Iqama as well.
Visit the Jawazat
The representative of the sponsor or the sponsor himself needs to be present at the Jawazat to complete the process of canceling the final exit visa. Bear in mind that it would not be canceled barely on your request even if you complete all the required documents.
Requirements to Cancel Final Exit Visa
Following documents are required to cancel the final exit visa in Saudi Arabia;
- Attach two photographs with white background
- Attach a copy of the final exit visa
- Attach a copy of the Iqama
- Attach a copy of the Passport
Final Exit Cancellation Fee
Many people raise this question if there is any fee to cancel the final exit visa. I would like to clarify that there is no final exit cancellation fee.
Leaving Saudi Arabia without a final exit visa
It is not possible to leave Saudi Arabia without a final exit visa so do not waste your money on agents who tell you that they can do so.