Amnesty Period of 90 days have been granted to all the illegal workers and expatriate who have violated the Saudi laws and have been living in Saudi Arabia.
Expatriates who have violated Iqama Laws or Residency or staying in Saudi without a Valid Iqama or overstaying on your Visa can now approach to Ministry of Labor of Jawazat (MOL) during this 90 day Amnesty period and then they will be free to go back to their home country without any penalties or Fines.
These people can also Visit Saudi Arabia for work or visiting purpose with any new visa again. Its the best time for Illegal Expat workers who want to correct their status in this Amnesty period. People who left Saudi Arabia can also return to Saudi Arabia for correcting their status.
Amnesty Perios in Saudi Arabia starts from March 29th and will prolong till 90 days. Those who have such issues can reach out to their Passport Department.
This is really a Good news for people who are working with fear due to no Iqamas and wanted to leave to their Home country.
This helps Saudi Arabia towards their campaign in making KSA a ‘Nation without Violations’. By this Campaign and giving a grace period of 90 days to correct status will definitely help Expatriates as well as Saudi Government to reduce % of Illegal workers.
Benefits of Amnesty Campaign in Saudi Arabia:
– People who overstays of Umrah & Hajj
– Pilgrims without Hajj permit
– Residents with expired Iqama
– Workers with a work permit but no Iqama
– Infiltrators crossing Saudi borders
– Runaway Workers
Upon leaving the kingdom violators will be exempt from:
– Deportee Fingerprint System
– Fines & Penalties linked to violating Saudi residency law labor system and bordersecurity in the kingdom