Visa fees revised

JEDDAH – The Council of Ministers, chaired by Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior, on Monday took a series of decisions to revise visa fees and penalties for traffic violations.

The revised fees will come into force from Oct. 2 (Muharram 1).

Exit and reentry visa fee for residents will be SR200 for a single trip for two months. SR100 will be charged for each additional month till the validity of residence permit (iqama).

Exit and reentry visa fee for multiple trips will be SR500 for three months. SR200 will be charged for each additional month till the validity of residence permit.

The first entry of Haj and Umrah pilgrims will be free, but for second entry they will be charged SR2,000.

Foreigners visiting the Kingdom will be charged SR3,000 for a six-month multiple entry visa, SR5,000 for one-year multiple entry visa, and SR8,000 for two-year multiple entry visa.

Transit visa fee has been fixed at SR300.

Exit visa fee for anyone leaving the Kingdom through its seaports will be SR50.

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This is really Bad news for Expats

The segment they have kept intact is the majority I guess: Employees and dependents going on short (2 months max) trips.

With a levied fees of 3000 SAR for 6 months multiple entry visitors, I hope they'll at least open options for uncles, aunts, brothers, sisters also,

Many will not be happy specially those having family/parents or children studying abroad. This will also affect those investors or business men mostly living in Dubai/Bahrain and have business or work in KSA.

Dear all.
This is not good news.Is there any increase in family visit visa fee as before 30 riyal for chamber of commerce?
Please someone inform us.
Thank you

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