In the past few months, many people, including expatriate families, have been stuck at various border gates of Saudi Arabia. Overstayers were detained at various airports and the Bahrain Causeway. On arrival at the border gates for exit, complete information regarding the visa will be known through the electronic system. Penalty will be charged from those who overstay their visa during this time.
A fine of 100 Riyals is payable for each day of overstaying after the deadline. Like multiple-entry family, individual and business visit visas, tourist visas are valid for one year but vary in terms. All visas must be renewed every 90 days. If you enter the country on multiple entry, you can stay for a maximum of 90 days. After leaving the country again, the same visa can be renewed and come to the country.
But the multiple tourist visa allows you to go out of Saudi Arabia for several times, but the total number of days you stay in Saudi Arabia in a year should not exceed 90 days. Violators of this rule will have to pay huge fines. For those who come with family on this visa, the fine amount will be heavy.
The Ministry of Tourism has clarified that the period of stay for a tourist visa cannot exceed 90 days and the duration of a tourist visa cannot be renewed like a visitor visa. A fine of 100 Riyals will have to be paid at the immigration counters at the border gates for each day of overstay. The travel of those who do not pay the fine will be stopped.
Those who renew their visa every 90 days and think that they can keep their family with them for a year, get stuck in this kind of situation. They are re-entering the country by exiting through Dammam Causeway or otherwise before the 90 days are up. Although there is no obstacle to this, many people get into a big entanglement without realizing that they cannot stay on a tourist visa for more than 90 days in a year. After staying in Saudi for three months, those who do not pay the fine will be banned from traveling.
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