The validity of the passport, in case issued for a short-validity initially, may be extended to its full ten-year validity on application in the Miscellaneous Services Form (Form2.pdf| Form2.doc) free of charge. The passport may be submitted at the Embassy from 0900 hrs to 1130 hrs on any working day and is returned between 1530 hrs and 1630 hrs on the same day.
If the passport was was not issued at Riyadh, the application ( Form 2.pdf | Form2.doc) must be accompanied by a recent photograph and photocopy of the passport pages containing details of the applicant, address, validity etc. Its validity would be extended only on receipt of confirmation from the concerned passport office.
For reissue of passport after ten years (final validity) or five years in case of minor's passport, application for issue of new passport should be made as per details in New Passport.
In the case of Passport issued by PIA (Mission/Post/Passport Offices in India) other than Embassy of India, Riyadh, if the records are available in the computer system, the time required is 3 working days; and in case, records are not available in the computer system then 30-45 days or receipt of confirmation from the PIA concerned whichever is earlier.
*Note : An additional Fee of SR 8 (Saudi Riyal Eight) is levied on each Service as contribution towards the Indian Workers Welfare Fund (IWWF). All fees are to be paid in Saudi Riyals in Cash at the Counter along with application. Fees once paid are not refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or the service refused for whatsoever reason.