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Saudi citizens married to non-Saudis can now travel abroad: Government directive

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The General Directorate of Passports in Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday, the issuance of a Royal Decree allowing Saudi women married to non-Saudis to travel with their husbands. Wives can also now join their husbands located abroad after presenting proof of marriage to officials at departure points.

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In the case of a Saudi citizen married to a non-Saudi woman, the directive stated that if he is unable to present documents proving his wife is abroad, and she is unable to enter the country, he can apply for a travel permit through the “Absher” electronic platform. By attaching all the required documents, he can facilitate the procedures required to obtain a travel permit.

The Ministry of Interior announced on February 2, the temporary suspension of entry of non-citizens, diplomats, and their families from 20 countries as part of measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.”

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