Posted by : Aahil Shaik Sunday, August 21, 2016
RUMORS ON INCREMENT OF IQAMA RENEWAL FEE 1438
Rumors of "increasing fees for the renewal of Iqama from 2400 to 6000 Saudi riyals" from 1438 hijri is roaming on social media networks, If you see such news do not believe it, just skip it. Our blog readers continuously asking it from last few days in comments and messages, we responded them 'till now, there is no official announcement like that'.
As many people are asking the same question, Today we thought to write on it, The passport department also confirmed that it is a rumor and warned people from trusting it, spoke person of General Directorate of Passports, Talal Al -Shalhoub, told in a statement to Arab news. You May Like : Online Visit Visa Application
Regarding a question on family visit visa fee of 2000 riyals, It is officially announced that all types of entry visa will be 2000 from 1st Moharram 1438 (2nd Oct 2016). Recommended : Jawazat Iqama Visa Fees New
- Here every entry visa includes all types of visas like Hajj visa, Umrah visa, work visa, etc,. Kingdom will bear the fee of 2000 SR for those who are coming first time on Hajj visa or Umrah visa. Similar : Umrah on Family Visit Visa
- If you ask visit visa fee applicable for each person or per family, For that you need to wait, As it is not clear that family visit visa fee for each person or per family. Much more details on this fee structure are yet to come, So be patient till government release a note. Related : Saudi Work Visit Visa
- However few visit visa's got approved just after the Hajj and National day holidays, Few still are waiting to be approved. See Also : Saudi Visit Visas closed till Hajj