Penalty and deportation on 3rd time Iqama expiry

The General Directorate of Passports announces penalty for the non-renewing residence permit.

First-time Penalty

Employers will have to pay a fine of SR500 if they fail to renew the iqamas three days before expiry.

Second-time Penalty

The fine will be increased to SR1,000 if the delay is committed the second time.

Third-time Penalty

The expat worker will be deported with SR1,000 penalty in the event of repetition of the violation for the third time