BIOMETRIC FINGERPRINT MUST FOR SIX YEARS AND ABOVE CHILDREN OF EXPATS
The Passport Department in Saudi Arabia has implemented a new rule on Biometric Fingerprint enrollment for expatriates who are living with their families in the Kingdom.
Saudi Expatriates families whose children are of age 6 years or above 6 years, Must enroll their children biometric finger prints in Passport Department urgently. Failing in registering finger prints of their children will result in stop the services related to that expatriate family. Recommended : Family Iqama Procedure
Earlier it was mandatory for the expatriate children whose age is above 15, Now it made mandatory for six years old or above six years old children. It was an announcement from passport department of Saudi Arabia on 14 January 2016 as per Arab News leading news paper. Recommended : Fingerprint Enrollment Status
- Expatriates can visit any of Passport Department for registration of their children finger prints.
- It is mandatory to carry Iqama or Muqeem (residence permit) of expat and his children. Recommended : Muqeem Card
- Must provide original Passports for enrolling biometric fingerprints.
Biometric fingerprint was started first in November 2014 for women, who are going on exit re entry visa's then it became compulsory for women and children above 15 in the beginning of January 2015. Recommended : Family Exit Re Entry Visa