Jawazat has revised the fees for family visit visas as well as for other visitors. In addition to that, MOI Saudi Arabia also introduced a new fee system for Hajj and Umrah pilgrims. In the recent move by the ministry of interior, an equal fee for all nationalities is introduced.
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Family Visit Visa Fees In Saudi Arabia 2020
Saudi Arabia issues two types of family visas. A single entry visa and a multiple entry visa. And, every expat can apply for the visa as per his/her requirement. Let’s check the visa fee for both categories.
Single Entry Visit Visa Fee
The fee for a single entry family visa is 300 Saudi Riyals. However, the rules have changed. Now the visa issues only for 30 days. But, you can renew it to stay up to 180 days. That means you can renew 6 times by paying the said fee each time.
In addition to the visa fee, valid health insurance for the family visitor is also a must requirement. And, then, you can extend the visa through Absher portal. If you want to apply for the visa, Here is the whole procedure.
Multiple Entry Visa Fee
A multiple family visit visa allows the visitor to stay up to a year. The visa issues for a period of 3 months. After that, you can extend it through the Absher portal for another 90 days. However, on completion of 6 months, the family visitor has to leave the kingdom once.
The visitor can return any time on the same visa. And may stay up to another 90 days. Then, you can extend it again for the next 3 months. So, in that way, the visitor can stay up to 12 months in KSA.
The fee for multiple entry visa is also 300 Saudi Riyals each for issuance and renewal. And health insurance is also a requirement to extend it. We have a dedicated post on the extension process of the visa. Have a look at it.
Is The Saudi Visit Visa Fee Reduced?
The concerned Authorities have reduced the family visit visa fees. Now a flat rate of 300 Saudi Riyals is applied for both, single and multiple family visit visas. However, health insurance is a must requirement. Without it, the authorities don’t issue the visa.