Saudi authorities are very strict when it comes to imposing penalties on the people who help the Hajj or the Umrah pilgrims by providing them shelter to overstay in Saudi Arabia. Over stayers are penalized too as well as those people who helped them.
Punishments of sheltering the Hajj and Umrah over stayer
1. If the violator is an expatriate resident, his fines are SR 10 000 or a one-month imprisonment or both along with the termination of his Iqama and deportation.
2. If the violator is a citizen, his fines are SR 10 000 and a minimum of two weeks imprisonment for the first offense. SR 20 000 and one-month imprisonment for the second offense and SR 30 000 and three months imprisonment for the third offense.