Tag: expatriates

More E-Channels launched for government fees payment

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Finance has launched additional E-payment channels using bank cards, apart from SADAD, to pay fees for various government services. Deputy Minister of Finance for Revenue
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Saudi Arabia issues labor reforms for expats; regulates Exit and Re-Entry Visa issuance

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD) launched on Wednesday a Labor Reform Initiative (LRI) under the National Transformation Program (NTP) that aims to support the Ministry’s
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Saudi Arabia plans to abolish foreign worker sponsorship system

In a landmark move, Saudi Arabia is set to abolish the sponsorship system effective from the first half of the next year. More than one million expatriates are expected
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Saudia resumes international flights to 20 destinations

Saudia airline has resumed international flights to 20 destinations in the Middle East, Asia and Europe, after seven months of travel disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The national
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Saudi Arabia Gradually Resumes ‘Umrah’ from October 4, 2020.

Saudi Arabia has announced the gradual resumption of Umrah and visits to the Two Holy Mosques with a limited number of pilgrims, starting from October 4, 2020, the Saudi
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Travelers to Follow COVID-19 Precautionary Measures: GACA

The General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) said in a statement on Wednesday that Individuals traveling to and from Saudi Arabia must strictly adhere to corona virus countermeasures at
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Saudi Arabia to lift all travel restrictions on citizens from Jan. 1, 2021.

Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday that the restrictions would be lifted totally  on the citizens for leaving and returning to the Kingdom, with opening all land, sea and airports
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Transfer must for renewal of Iqama of Expat dependent over 25 years

The General Directorate of Passports has revealed an important condition for renewing the residence permit (iqama) of dependent residents over 25 years of age. As per Jawazat, if the
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Automatic extension of re-entry visas of expatriates abroad completed – Saudi Jawazat

The automatic extension of exit and re-entry visas of expatriates outside the kingdom have been completed for the period of three months as announced by the Directorate General of
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Hassle-free transfer of sponsorship for dependents of expats ONLINE in KSA

The expatriates in KSA who are under private sponsorship or are working in any establishment can now transfer sponsorship of their dependents to private sector establishments without visiting any
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