Posted by : Aahil Shaik Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Jawazat explains Penalties for not renewing Iqama (Resident ID) before Expiry Date
The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) confirmed that the non-renewal of iqama exposes the owner to the penalties, explaining that the penalty for not renewing the “resident's identity” the first time is a financial fine of 500 SR, and when the violation is repeated for the 2nd time, the penalty is doubled to reach a fine of 1,000 SR, while repeating the violation for the 3rd time, The offender will be deported from the country.
The General Directorate of Passports stated that it is possible to verify the validity of the “resident identity or Iqama” by entering the Absher and Muqeem platform.
Earlier, the General Directorate of Passports responded to a query by one of the officials about the expiry of the exit visa, Through the official passport account on the social networking site Twitter.
The question says: “The date of the final exit visa expired 3 days ago. Is there a way to cancel the visa without a fine? Because, I did not preach good tidings. ”
In his response, the Passports said: “Dear, the visa expiration fine will be applied after 60 days. The fine must be paid in order to complete the procedure.”
The General Directorate of Passports also answered the question of one of the beneficiaries, who asked: "How long is the exit and return visa to leave the Kingdom?", Where the response came as follows: With regard to the duration of exit and return visas, if they are specified in months (60, 90, 120 days), their validity is 3 months for travel from the date of issuance, and the duration of the visa is calculated from the date of travel. If it is specified in the days or return before, it is calculated from the date of issuance.