18 Months 811,000 Expats Left KSA on Final Exit

According to the Directorate General of Passports, there are 811,000 expatriates already left Saudi Arabia on final exit visa in the past 18 months, Al-Hayat Arabic newspaper reported on Wednesday.

An average of more than 1,500 expatriates left the Kingdom on a daily basis on final exit visa during this period.

A total of 1.9 million iqamas (residence permits) were renewed by 1,050,144 companies and establishments.

The Jawazat said an average of 10,837 iqamas are renewed daily while the daily entries to the Muqeem electronic site were 51,756.

928,857 expatriates arrested for violating the residency, work and border security laws as part of the “Nation Free of Violators” campaign which was launched on Nov. 15, 2017, with the participation of 19 ministries and government departments.

Source: Saudi Gazette

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