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Family Visas For Saudi Expats Now Online

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com
19 February, 2015


Expatriates living in Saudi Arabia can now apply for family visas online.

The new electronic service was launched by the Deputy Crown Prince at a special ceremony attended by senior Ministry of Interior officials. Salman Al-Shahwain, Director of the General Department of Expatriates, said that the service comes as part of a drive to introduce e-services in the ministry to reduce unnecessary bureaucracy.

The service can be used to apply for visas for spouses and dependent children, removing the need for applicants to attend an appointment at the ministry.

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Saudi Government took this wonderful step by providing family visa applications online for expatriates. Unfortunately only family visit visa's are working online, For permanent visa you still need to visit istiqdam office and follow the below procedure.

Sameer, 1 year ago.

From the day this news is released, Expatriates rushed to their online MOI abshir account, To access this service. But it is showing the message "this service is not available". We are excited to access this new service as soon as possible.


Sultan, 2 years ago.


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