RESPONSES TO MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS TO PASSPORT DEPARTMENT
The Directorate General of Passports receives dozens of inquiries from expatriates and citizens on a daily basis through its social networking sites, we bring some of the inquiries which responded by the passport department. Read : Passport department service charges
How long does it required to leave before the end of the stay on Final Exit Visa?
- Final Exit Visa can be issued before the expiry of iqama, Once Final Exit Visa issued, It will allow the visa holder to leave within 60 days of the visa issuance, without reference of the validity of iqama.
Is it possible to turn Exit re Entry visa into Final Exit visa, after the worker's travel outside of Saudi Arabia?
- The rules did not allow to transfer the Exit re Entry visa into Final Exit visa.
Can an expatriate drop one of his dependent, while he is outside the Saudi Arabia?
- After the end of the visa, It is immediately reviewed by passport management and the financial return is obtained until the date of notification of output and no longer.
How to calculate the start of exit re entry visa from the date of issuance or date of departure?
- If specified in days(60,90,120) the validity is 3 months to travel from the date of issuance and the duration of the visa is calculated from the date of travel.
What is the validity of passport required to travel out of Saudi Arabia?
For traveling in Arab states validity of passport must be not less than 3 months and for 6 months for the rest of the countries. See Also : Residential rents are falling fast in Saudi Arabia