Officially, the list of nationalities that King Salman ordered to renew their residency for free in Saudi Arabia
Through Al-Nasr newspaper, we present to you today the list of nationalities that King Salman ordered to renew their residency for free in Saudi Arabia, as the General Authority for Passports Affairs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia implements a set of modern procedures to provide a prolonged residence period for Sudanese Umrah pilgrims.
This comes due to the security and military unrest that Sudan is currently witnessing. Many Arab countries have witnessed a large number of Sudanese who have settled there, and prefer not to return to their country. In this article, we will review the most important measures taken in this regard.
Saudi Arabia is one of the major religious destinations for Muslims around the world. Many nationalities visit the Kingdom annually to perform Umrah. However, due to the political and security situation in Sudan, special procedures have been implemented to facilitate the stay of Sudanese pilgrims in the Kingdom.
Procedures for extending the residence of Sudanese Umrah pilgrims
A set of new measures have been implemented to extend the stay of Sudanese pilgrims in Saudi Arabia. This decision aims to provide full support for those coming from Sudan. Here are some important actions:
1. Converting the Umrah visa into a visit visa
The pilgrim’s relative or family member residing in the Kingdom must convert the Umrah visa into a visit visa. Personal and family visas are included under this clause, according to the conditions disclosed on the Absher electronic platform.
2. Consular assistance for Sudanese pilgrims
Special consular teams have been allocated to provide logistical assistance and support to Sudanese pilgrims in the Kingdom. These teams facilitate administrative procedures and provide the necessary care for pilgrims.
3. Prolonged stay
The General Authority for Passports Affairs aims to provide an extended period of stay for Sudanese pilgrims. They are allowed to stay in the Kingdom for a longer period of time than usual for Umrah visas. They are fully assisted to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable time in the Holy Land.
4. Logistical and social support
The General Authority for Passports Affairs is concerned with providing logistical and social support for Sudanese pilgrims. These services include providing accommodation, internal transportation, medical care, security, and other essential needs.
Take advantage of modern procedures
These modern procedures have been implemented by the General Authority for Passports Affairs to facilitate the residence of Sudanese Umrah pilgrims in the Kingdom. These steps aim to provide full protection and support to pilgrims during their stay. These measures reflect the Kingdom’s keenness to receive visitors and provide them with the necessary services.
Important measures have been implemented to extend the stay of Sudanese Umrah pilgrims in Saudi Arabia. These measures contribute to providing a comfortable and prolonged stay for pilgrims and enhance bilateral relations between the two countries. This measure reflects the Kingdom’s commitment to providing support to pilgrims and facilitating their procedures in the Kingdom’s lands.