Saudi Arabia – Electronic linking to extend insurance for visitors
Tuesday, 12 20 2016, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: Saudi Arabia
The General Secretariat of the Council of Cooperative Health Insurance announced the completion of the electronic technical requirements in order to link the visa extension with the extension of the health insurance contract of the visitors who are present in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This was completed in collaboration with the Passport General Department according to the decision of the council of ministers No 180 dated 2-5-1435 H that states that health insurance is compulsory for all visa applicants to Saudi Arabia as visitors or who seek extension for transit as well as their companions.
The Secretary General of the Council for Cooperative Health Insurance Mr. Muhammad Al-Hussein said that extending the visa for all visitors will necessitate health insurance as long as their visas are issued starting 13-2-1438 H.
Source: Al Jazirah