RIYADH - The validity of iqamas (residence permits), exit and re-entry visas, as well as visit visas for expatriates currently stranded in countries facing travel ban, will run until September 30, 2021, without cost. The Saudi Press Agency reported Tuesday citing a royal order. The free extension of the validity period of the iqamas and visas granted by the Minister of Finance in the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman is part of the continuous efforts made by the government to guarantee the safety of citizens and residents and to mitigate their economic situation. and financial impacts on them. According to the SPA, the General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) has confirmed that the extension will be done automatically in cooperation with the National Information Center.