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Eserve portal (Muqeem) provides an online service to check visa validity for exit re entry in Saudi Arabia. Furthermore, you can query the information for the visa duration through this free of charge service. You can also use the service to check multiple exit re entry visa validity.
Check Visa Validity ( Exit Re-Entry Visa) Using Online Muqeem (Eserve) Portal
To start the procedure, visit the Muqeem, eserve visa validity service portal. As the page opens in Arabic, If you want to change the language, then replace it by clicking on English. Now in the first option, enter Iqama Number. And in the 2nd option, you can enter any choice between name, passport number, date of birth, or iqama expiry date.
However, the easiest option is entering the name. So enter it and click on ‘check.’
The next screen will show you the visa validity status. You can also find the visa duration and return date on the visa form/paper.
However, there is a possibility that your exit re entry is still under the process. in that case, you will see the visa validity status as follows
Also, you may see the expired exit re-entry visa on the screen, which means that the new one is not processed yet.
For Expatriates who are outside the Kingdom, and their exit re-entry visa has expired or is going to expire soon. They will have to wait until Jawazat announces the procedure for their return. It is also not possible to return to KSA as no flights are currently operating at the moment.
The Jawazat has clarified that once the coronavirus pandemic is over, they will make a mechanism for the return of the workers to Saudi Arabia. Furthermore, moi has also extended iqama expiry date for 3 months. it is for all workers whose iqama is expiring till 30th June. And, irrespective of they are inside or outside KSA.
How To Check Exit Re-Entry Visa Status In Moi Absher KSA
You can also check exit re entry visa is by using moi Absher in Saudi Arabia. For this purpose
- Log in to Absher Account by entering username and password.
- After login, on the main window, click on ‘inquiries’ under ‘My Services’ tab.
- on the next window, click on the passport and then click on Exit/Entry Visa Status
- The new window will open now enter the following details.
- Iqama number
- Sponsor ID, also known as Kafeel ID.
- Image Code
- Visa Number or Passport Number.
- After entering the details, click on ‘View.’
The moi Absher online system will show you the electronic exit re entry visa status.
Visa Status On MOFA ( Ministry Of Foreign Affairs)
If you have applied for a visit visa or Istiqdam ( permanent family visa), then you can check visa status using the MOFA portal. You can also search for umrah and haj visa status. We have a dedicated post on applying for a family visit visa in Saudi Arabia. You can find comprehensive details on the article.
However, it does not show exit re-entry visa status for the residents (expats).
Cancel Exit Re-Entry Visa
Absher portal gives the facility to cancel exit re-entry visas for dependents. However, if you want the cancellation for yourself, then ask your sponsor ( kafeel, company) to cancel the visa. By using the muqeem service, you kafeel will cancel the visa quite easily.
However, as per the government rules and regulations, you can cancel it, but can’t get a refund for the paid fee.
Exit Re-entry Visa Fee
The fees depend upon the duration of the visa. For a 2-month duration visa, the fee is 200 Saudi Riyals.
For a 3 months duration, the cost is 300 riyals. If you are planning a vacation of 4 months, then the charges will be 400 riyals. The fee for 5 and 6 months exit re-entry visa is 500 and 600 riyals, respectively.
The maximum duration of the exit re-entry visa is 6 months. Therefore you have to return to KSA within 180 days in any case.
Print The Exit Re-Entry Visa
Although now, you don’t need a print of the visa because the authorities check visa status online nowadays. However, if you want a hardcopy, then take a screenshot of the eserve page. For dependents, you can print it in Absher. There is an option to save or print it.
For a working ex-pat, the sponsor will provide a copy of the visa. Just attach it with the passport. You may need it at the airport in your native country to verify the details. The authorities may also check it at the time of departure from your country.