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 of Saudi national workers. Saudization's primary goal is to minimize the number of Saudi citizens who…

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Understanding Saudization!
Saudi Arabia Business Visa, Here’s What You Need to Know!

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 holy mosques has long been known for its oil exports. Many non-oil industries in Saudi Arabia,…

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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 database, according to the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development.The Ministry made it…

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Exit re-entry visa update….
Saudi Arabia opens its Airspace for all Air Airlines

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 authority are followed. Without specifying a timeframe, the authority tweeted that "all air carriers that satisfy…

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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 not mandatory in closed places in most cases.Only the Grand Mosque in Makkah, the Prophet's Mosque…

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Saudi Arabia lifts COVID-19 restrictions
3 Years ban for expats who do not return on Exit Re-Entry Visa

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 specified time frame would be barred from entering the Kingdom for three years.If the expat does…

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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 AirportJeddah AirportYanbu AirportTaif Airport Saudi Arabia confirms that the ban on entry for mentioned 4 airports the last until the 9th of July…

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Saudi Arabia bans entry of visit visa holders at 4 airports
Saudi Arabia gains 10 places in the Travel and Tourism Index

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 also placed ninth in the world in terms of travel and tourism priority. This axis assesses…

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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 days in advance if the contract is limitless and the worker is paid monthly. If a…

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Workers must give 60 days notice period to end the work contract
Exit re-entry visa cannot be converted to ‘Final exit’ if……

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 enter Saudi Arabia. Any foreign worker with Iqama in Saudi Arabia cannot convert their exit re-entry…

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Saudi Arabia’s economy has risen to 16th place among G20 nations.

According to international data, the Saudi economy rose to 16th position among the Group of Twenty (G20) nations in terms of GDP at current prices in 2021, with a domestic product of $833.5 billion. According to available statistics, the Saudi economy climbed two positions from…

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Saudi Arabia’s economy has risen to 16th place among G20 nations.
Saudi Temporary Work Visa for Employers

Saudi Temporary Work Visa for Employers

Overview: Saudi Arabia has introduced a 90-day Temporary Work Visa. The visa will allow holders to stay for an initial three-month period. A visa holder may also apply for an extension of this visa for a similar period. It allows foreign nationals to perform hands-on…

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Eid Al-Fitr holidays announced for private & non-profit sector

Saudi Arabia Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development has announced the dates of Eid Al-Fitr holidays for private and non-profit sector in the Kingdom. Eid Al-Fitr is one of the most important festival in Islam. Eid marks the end of a month of fasting…

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Eid Al-Fitr holidays announced for private & non-profit sector

How to stay Green in Nitaqat

As an entity in the Kingdom, you may be asking how to stay green while adhering to the Nitaqat requirements that have come with Saudization. It is critical to understand that red-zone enterprises suffer commercial limits as a result of noncompliance, and the yellow band…

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Saudi King Salman announces urgent 10 million dollar aid to Ukraine refugees

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia has authorized the KSRelief to offer immediate medical aid worth $10 million to Ukrainian refugees fleeing to bordering countries. The decision said that immediate relief in the amount of…

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Saudi King Salman announces urgent 10 million dollar aid to Ukraine refugees