Penalty for Expired Driving License Saudi Arabia

fine for expired driving license saudi arabia

It is illegal to drive a car in Saudi Arabia with an expired driving license. The Saudi government has increased the penalty for expired driving license. The vehicle registration is also called Istimara. If you are not sure how to check the expiry date of your driving license, we have already written a detailed article about how to check the expiry date of your license in KSA.

The penalty for an expired driving license or Istimara used to be 100 Riyals. On Twitter, eMuroor has announced that driving a vehicle with an expired driving license is a traffic violation and a fine ticket value for an expired driving license could be between 300/500 SR.

You can renew Istimara 6 months before the expiry date. We advise you to read our article about how to renew your Saudi driving license.

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I'm Waheed Akhtar, a driving enthusiast in Saudi Arabia. My passion for road safety and education drives me to share valuable insights from my personal journey. Let's connect.


  1. Hey! I just wanted to enquire. Can you renew your istimara if your driving license is expired? Or is it a necessity to renew the license in order to renew the istimara and transfer ownership?


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