In Saudi Arabia, when you want to go on vacation back home then you need to get a visa that we call here Exit re-entry visa. This is just permission from your kafeel for a specific duration.
We will discuss how you can check the expiry date and the duration that you can stay outside the kingdom.
I will explain all this in a video at the end also.
Follow the below simple steps;
Step – 1: First of all, go to this link at Jawazat ESERVE
Step – 2: You will see a screen like below.
Step – 3: All you have to do, is to enter the information of two dropdown boxes.
Step – 4: You can use the information as per your preference like Iqama Number or Visa Number in the first box and date of birth in other, passport expiry, visa expiry date or Name. you have other options as you can see in the above picture.
Step – 5: Once entered correctly then click on Check
Step – 6: You will see a screen displaying the below information.
Step – 7: Note this date and make sure to come back within a specific duration otherwise you cannot enter here back and a ban of three years will also be imposed on you.
Yes, if you are unable to come back in that period then you can apply for extension but you iqama validity should be in that range at least 15 days above. An extra extension fee will be applied.
But if you got Exit reentry and don’t go back home then a fine of 3000 SAR if visa expired here. Make sure to cancel it if not leaving.
You can ask your company mandoob and provide him the details.
If you want to extend the visa of your dependent then you can do it through Absher
Follow the below steps;
If you are inside KSA
Step – 1: Log in to your Absher here Absher
Step – 2: On Services click Individuals
Step – 3: Now, go to the Dependents area
Step – 4: Then to Dependents Services
Step – 5: Now to VISA Services
Step – 6: Here, just click Next
Step – 7: Cancel the previous and apply for a new one.
If you are Outside KSA
It is a tough ask. You need your company Mandoob (a company representative at government offices) to help to process it.
You need a letter attested from MOFA. After that go to the embassy in your respective country and submit all the details there. But before visiting them make sure to fill all the details at ENJAZIT.