How to get family visit visa insurance in KSA?

It has been announced by the Jawazat that family visit visa insurance in KSA is required to extend the family visit visa. As it is a newly required document, people want to know how to get medical insurance for visitors in Saudi Arabia. In this article, I have described in detail the process to get medical insurance for family visit visa in Saudi Arabia.

If you try to extend family visit visa without having health insurance, “AC3728E THERE IS NO HEALTH INSURANCE” message appears.

If any family visit visa holder has lived in Saudi Arabia for 90 days, you need to extend his/her family visit visa for a further 90 days. Now the extension of family visit visa is not possible unless you have subscribed family visit visa insurance in KSA. There are several ways to get health insurance to extend the family visit visa in Saudi Arabia. Recommended: How to check the Health Insurance validity of Visit Visa holder?

Do I need to renew insurance for my multiple entry 2 years family visit visa?

When you check the validity of health insurance on the CCHI Website for someone who has 2 years multiple entry family visit visa, it shows a message that the insurance is valid for 2 years. However, when you try to extend family visit visa, it is not possible. Conclusion: You need to renew the health insurance for those who have 2 years multiple entry family visit visa.

The cost to get family visit visa health insurance in KSA

The cost of medical insurance for visitors in Saudi Arabia varies according to age, gender, the insurance company, and other health conditions. However, generally, it costs from SR 30 to SR 100. The validity of the insurance to extend the family visit visa is 90 days.

Get Medical Insurance to extend Family Visit Visa from Tawuniya

Go to the Tawuniya Website from this link and enter your passport number, Border Number and Visa number to proceed further. Once you pay the cost to get medical insurance for visitors in Saudi Arabia, it will take some time (around 1 hour) to get updated in the system and after that, you can extend family visit visa.

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Arabian Shield Insurance for family visit visa in KSA

If you don’t want to get the family visit visa insurance in KSA from Tawuniya to extend family visit visa, you can get Arabian Shield Insurance for family visit visa in KSA. Go to Visit Visa Insurance Page of Arabian Shield Insurance website, enter your visa number and passport number to proceed further.

Once the payment is made on the website of Arabian Shield Insurance for family visit visa in KSA, it will take around 1 hour to get the information updated in the MOI account after which you can easily extend family visit visa.

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Get Medical Insurance to extend Family Visit Visa from AXA Co-operative Insurance

Go to Visit Visa Insurance Page of AXA Co-operative Insurance website, enter your visa number and passport number to proceed further.

Once the payment is made, it will take around 1 hour to get the information updated in the MOI account after which you can easily extend family visit visa.

Authorized Companies to sell insurance to visit visa holders

It is important to mention here that only a few companies are authorized to sell health insurance to family visit visa holders in Saudi Arabia. You can check those companies on this link. Currently, the following companies are allowed to sell visit visa medical insurance.

  • Tawuniya cooperative Insurance Company
  • BUPA Arabia for Cooperative Insurance
  • Arabian Shield Cooperative Insurance Company
  • AXA Cooperative Insurance Company
  • Allied Cooperative Insurance Group (ACIG)
  • Al Rajhi Company for Cooperative Insurance
  • Saudi United Cooperative Insurance (WALA)

What are the benefits of family visit visa insurance in KSA?

The Family Visit Visa holders can enjoy many benefits with this insurance but keep in mind that this is just travel insurance which covers patients only in emergency cases. You cannot go to hospitals to get medicine for your normal treatment through this insurance.

medical insurance for visitors in Saudi Arabia covers medical treatment including expenses of emergency cases, medical examination, medication, inpatient services, pregnancy/childbirth, dental/gum diseases, endodontics, nerve treatment, removal of abscess, premature childbirth cases, emergency dialysis, medical evacuation within and outside the Kingdom, injuries from traffic accidents, and expenses of repatriation of the insured deceased visitor's body to his/her native country.

Can we use medical insurance for family visit visa for maternity?

Some people have asked me if they can use medical insurance for visitors in Saudi Arabia for maternity and delivery in Saudi Arabia. Well, the answer is simple “NO”. The family visit visa insurance cannot be used for pregnancy, maternity or delivery of your child.

Saudi Visit Visa Insurance Coverage

The maximum benefits limit for each person for the duration of the policy and that includes lower limits specified in this policy – SR 100,000

The expenses of examination and treatment of emergency cases – Up to the policy limit

Hospitalization – Up to the policy limit

Accommodation and daily subsistence limit for the patient which include bed wage, nursing services, visitations, medical supervision, and life support services, but it does not include the cost of medicines and medical supplies, as prescribed by the physician – (shared room and up to a limit of SR 600/day)

Accommodation limit for patient’s escort – (shared room and up to a limit of SR 150/day)

Treatment of emergency maternity and delivery cases – Up to SR 5000 for the duration of the policy

Cost of travel and accompanying of one direct family member – Up to SR 5000 for the duration of the policy

Emergency dental treatment – Up to SR 500 for the duration of the policy

The expenses of the birth and treatment of premature babies – Up to the policy limit

Treatment to injuries resulting from road traffic accidents – Up to the policy limit

The expenses of emergency kidney Dialysis – Up to the policy limit

Emergency Medical Evacuation inside and outside the Kingdom – Up to the policy limit

Repatriation of mortal remains to the country of origin – Up to SR 10,000 for the duration of the policy