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The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) in Saudi Arabia explained the mechanism for extending the visit visa of residents, after a question from one of the beneficiaries.
One of the beneficiary asked Jawazat that, “I have my mother in the Kingdom with a 1 year visit visa which is going to end on August 29, Can the visa be extended without leaving the Kingdom? Please advise”.
Saudi Jawazat on its social networking site “Twitter” responded that, “The extension can be made through the sponsor’s account on the Absher platform whether individuals, or businesses.
However, Extension of visit visa can be able to done 7 days before the expiry date of visit visa, and the visitor is required to have medical insurance in accordance with the conditions set for the service to be able to complete the procedure of extending visit visa of Saudi Arabia.”