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The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) in Saudi Arabia has revealed the fine, when the final exit visa of an expatriate expired and the visa holder is still staying in Saudi Arabia.
This response came from Jawazat after an inquiry from one of the beneficiaries, saying: “I made a final exit for the worker and he did not travel and his residency (iqama) has now expired. I can renew the final exit or what is the method?”
The official Jawazat account responded it via Twitter, explaining: “In the event that the visa expires without the beneficiary leaving, a fine of 1000 riyals is required, To be able to cancel the visa and re-issue a new one.
Jawazat added that, The validity of a resident’s identity (Iqama) is required to be able to complete the procedure of re-issuing final exit visa. ”