Saudi “Passports” issues a warning to expatriate workers


The General Directorate of Saudi Passports revealed the automatic drop of domestic workers with exit and no longer after 6 months from the expiry of the visa validity or by communicating through the messaging and requests service via the Absher electronic services platform 30 days after the expiry of the visa.

She indicated that the instructions do not allow the transfer of an exit and re-entry visa to a final exit, and the beneficiary is outside the Kingdom, according to the Saudi newspaper, “Okaz”.

The instructions stipulate for those who left and did not promise to prevent entry for a period of 3 years, except for the previous employer with a new visa, with the exception of dependents and escorts.

The Saudi Jawazat stated that the validity period of the exit and re-entry visa is calculated from the date of the first exit. And she stressed the possibility of canceling the report of absence from work for domestic workers within 15 days from the date of the notification, through the “Tawasul” service via the Absher platform for electronic services.


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