Jun 10, 2019
Fines and Deportation of Expats for failing to renew Iqama before its Expiry date
The Directorate General of Passports (Jawazat) in Saudi Arabia warned expatriates on failure of renewing iqamas before its expiry date to result in punishments as per the rules and regulations including deportation to home country. See Also : Required documents for stamping family visit visa
If an expat caught with expired iqama, for the first time the fine will be 500 SR and for the second time fine will go up to 1000 SR, in case of third time expat will be deported to his or her home country reported Saudi Gazette.
- As per the regulations iqamas should renew before its expiry date at least 3 days before, Expiry date of Saudi resident id card can check through Absher or Muqeem e-Gate. One can also check it online by following this link 'Check expiry date of Saudi iqama online'.