Jawazat extends tourist visas 3 months for no fees

The validity of the tourist visas, which expired during the suspension of international flights due to the outbreak coronavirus pandemic, will be extended automatically free of charge a period of three months, the General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) said.

Tourist visas that expired during the suspension of international flights due to the outbreak coronavirus pandemic will extend automatically free of charge for three months; the General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) said late Tuesday in a statement carried by SPA.

The move; which will be with cooperation of the National Information Center, comes as part of continuous efforts of the Saudi government. This is to mitigate the economic impact of precautionary measures taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus. In addition to ensuring the health and safety of citizens and residents alike.

The statement added that tourist visas will also extend automatically through the system; with the help of the NIC without the need for visa holders to visit Jawazat headquarters.