Category: Immigration News

Understanding Saudization!

According to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, the Saudi nationalization program (also referred to as “Nitaqat”) requires all private sector businesses to retain a specific percentage
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Saudi Arabia Business Visa, Here’s What You Need to Know!

The business climate in Saudi Arabia is thriving. As a matter of fact, it is the Middle East and North Africa’s biggest free-market economy! The land of the two
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Exit re-entry visa update….

If a worker leaves the Kingdom on an exit re-entry visa and fails to return before the visa expiry date, their information will be permanently erased from the Ministry’s
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Saudi Arabia opens its Airspace for all Air Airlines

RIYADH: The General Authority of Civil Aviation stated early on Friday that all airlines are permitted to utilize Saudi airspace provided that the overflight guidelines established by the aviation
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Saudi Arabia lifts COVID-19 restrictions

The Ministry of Interior announced on Monday that most coronavirus-related restrictions on wearing masks and showing health status on the Tawakkalna application have been lifted. Wearing face masks are
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3 Years ban for expats who do not return on Exit Re-Entry Visa

The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) in Saudi Arabia has reaffirmed that an expat who leaves the Kingdom on an exit re-entry visa and fails to return within the
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Saudi Arabia bans entry of visit visa holders at 4 airports

Starting from 9th June 2022 Saudi airlines warns tourists to avoid booking tickets for Saudi Arabia to the following four airports: Medina Airport Jeddah Airport Yanbu Airport Taif Airport
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Saudi Arabia gains 10 places in the Travel and Tourism Index

Saudi Arabia has climbed ten places to 33rd position in the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Development Index (TTDI), up from 43rd  place in 2019.  The Kingdom was
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Workers must give 60 days notice period to end the work contract

The Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development has verified that a worker must notify his employer of his desire to terminate the employment contract at least 60
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Exit re-entry visa cannot be converted to ‘Final exit’ if……

According to the Jawazat, for individuals who are resident expatriates of the Kingdom, the validity of the exit re-entry visa and the validity of the iqama are mandatory to
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