RIYADH — The Directorate General of Passports (Jawazat) announced on Wednesday that the mandatory health insurance is necessary when applying for extension of family visit visa electronically via the Absher portal of the Ministry of Interior.

All the technical requirements have been completed for linking the extension of the family visit visa to extending the validity of health insurance policy for visitors.

The arrangements for this have been made in cooperation with the General Secretariat of the Council of Cooperative Health Insurance and the National Information Center, the Saudi Press Agency reported quoting the directorate sources.