Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia extends tourist visas for 3 months for free

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The extension is done automatically through the system and does not require travel to the Directorate's offices.



By SPA

Published: Wed 27 May 2020, 7:30 AM

Last updated: Wed 27 May 2020, 9:33 AM

Tourist visas that expired during the suspension of international flights due to the outbreak coronavirus pandemic will be extended automatically free of charge for three months, the General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) said late Tuesday in a statement carried by Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
The move, which will be implemented with cooperation of the National Information Center, comes as part of continuous efforts of the Saudi government to mitigate the economic impact of precautionary measures taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus and to ensure the health and safety of citizens and residents.
The General Directorate of Passports that the extension is done automatically through the system and does not require travel to the Directorate's offices.


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