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King Salman Ordered to Extend Exit Re-Entry Visa Till…

Riyadh, 23 Rabi’ al-Akhir 1443 AH, corresponding to 28 November 2021 AD In implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud – may God protect him – the General Directorate of Passports began extending the validity of residency and exit and return visas without fees […]

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Saudi Arabia open direct flights for 6 countries.

Saudi Arabia has announced on Thursday that it will allow direct entry from six countries including Indonesia, Pakistan, India and Egypt without spending 14-day quarantine in a third country. The new directive will come into force from Wednesday, Dec. 1 2021, the Saudi Press Agency reported quoting an official source at the Ministry of Interior. […]

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Self Employment | Azad Visa | Work Without Company Contract

Jawazat warns Expats against Self-Employment and revealed its 3 Main Penalties. Workers of some company doing some job without company contract and directly getting paid for their job are considered Self- Employed. Mostly Indian and Pakistanis use term (Azad Visa) which is illegal. The job these workers are doing if they have contract of Kafeel […]

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More Than Half Million Expats Left Saudi Arabia in one year

More than Half million expatriates left Saudi Labor Market in a Year More than a half million (571,333) expatriates left Saudi Arabia’s job market from private and public sector during a period of one year until the second quarter of 2021, this represents a decrease of 8.52%, as per the report released by the General […]

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91st Saudi National Day & Complete Saudi History

When is Saudi Arabia National Day? Saudi Arabian National day is always celebrated on September 23rd. Known locally as Al-Yaom-ul-Watany, it marks September 23rd 1932, when King Abdulaziz announced the unification of the country as a kingdom. If the National Day falls on Saturday, Sunday will be a public holiday as compensation. If it falls […]

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Possibility to Convert Exit Re-Entry visas to Final Exit visa while abroad ?

The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) has announced that exit and re-entry visas shall not be converted into a final exit visa while the beneficiary is outside the Kingdom. Speaking to Okaz/Saudi Gazette, Jawazat sources said that residents who left the Kingdom on exit and reentry visas and failed to return before the visa expiry […]

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Saudi Arabia announces National Day Holiday 2021 for Public, Private Sector

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in Saudi Arabia announced the 91st National Day holiday for the Kingdom, stating that it will be on Thursday, September 23, 2021; for all public, private and non-profit sectors. Read More : How to report late salary case in Saudi Arabia. Read More: Iqama Fees in Saudi […]

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Free extension of iqamas, visas of expats in countries facing travel ban till November

RIYADH — The validity of iqamas (residency permits), exit and re-entry visas, as well as visit visas of expatriates who are currently stranded in the countries facing travel ban, will be extended until Nov. 30, 2021, free of cost, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday citing a royal order. The free extension of the validity […]

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10 Most Important Mobile Apps in Saudi Arabia

Today, mobile applications have become an integral part of our lives. The invention of mobile applications is one of the most significant technological advancements. If you own a smartphone, you must be familiar with mobile apps and have a variety of them installed on your device. Saudi Arabia is one of the few countries to […]

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How to Change Mobile Number Network in Saudi Arabia.

Mobile Number Portability (MNP) in Saudi Arabia Mobile number portability is a service that allows users to keep their phone numbers when switching from one mobile network operator to another. You can transfer your mobile line between network operators in Saudi Arabia without changing your phone number. This service enables you to port STC to […]

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Saudi Arabia allows direct Entry of fully vaccinated expats from 9 countries

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued directives to allow direct entry of fully vaccinated expatriates from countries facing travel ban, Saudi Gazette has learnt from diplomatic sources. Read More : How to report Late Salary case in Saudi Arabia Read More : Iqama Cost in Saudi Arabia 2022 The diplomatic missions of the […]

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Pakistan – India – Bangladesh residents can come to Saudi Arabia via | One Arab Country Lifted Air Travel Ban

MUSCAT — Oman has decided to lift the travel ban on fully vaccinated passengers from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and other 18 countries that were red-listed, The Omani Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced on Monday. The decision will be effective from 12 pm on September 1, 2021. Based on the statement made by the Supreme Committee issued […]

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Saudi Arabia sends 8 medical Oxygen plants to Pakistan

About 8 medical oxygen generation plants reached Lahore’s Allama lqbal International Airport through a chartered flight from Saudi Arabia said the federal health officials. Read More : Iqama Cost in Saudi Arabia 2022 Read More : How to Report Salary Delay case in Saudi Arabia These oxygen generation plants to install at secondary care health […]

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Free Extension of iqamas, visas of expats

The validity of iqamas (residency permits), exit and re-entry visas, as well as visit visas of expatriates who are currently stranded in the countries facing travel ban, will be extended until Sept. 30, 2021, free of cost, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday citing a royal order. The free extension of the validity period […]

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India – Independence Day Celebration

Independence Day, in India, national holiday celebrated annually on August 15. Independence Day marks the end of British rule in 1947 and the establishment of a free and independent Indian nation. It also marks the anniversary of the partition of the subcontinent into two countries, India and Pakistan, which occurred at midnight on August 14–15, 1947. (In Pakistan, Independence Day is […]

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History of Pakistan

The creation of Pakistan is an astounding one, and quite a unique occurrence in modern history.  Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh were originally part of one giant territory called the Indian subcontinent. Ever since the religion of Islam was introduced and embraced in the subcontinent, peace was disturbed due to clashes and the oppression of Muslims […]

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Non Saudi Can Buy House in Saudi Arabia | Expats can buy property in Saudi Arabia

Non-Saudis, who are legal residents of the Kingdom, can now own a single property. The Absher platform has set out three requirements that must be fulfilled by expatriates in order to buy a property in the Kingdom. Read More: Flight Operation for Saudi Arabia ( Latest Update) The platform explained with the support of infographics […]

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100% Saudization of malls, Only Saudis will be allow to work in Malls

The decision to implement total Saudization in closed commercial complexes (malls) came into force on Wednesday, Aug. 4, in all regions of the Kingdom. This follows the announcement of the ministerial decision to Saudize 100 percent of jobs to Saudis in all activities and professions in malls as well as at mall management offices, excluding […]

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Highest Temperature in the World Today 50°+

2/8/2021 – MondayThe temperature in 13 Arab cities approached 50 degrees Celsius Kuwait ranked 1st with 8 cities, according to the Eldorado Weather website, among the 15 highest cities in the world, while Iraq came in second place with 4 cities, followed by Saudi Arabia, Iran and Brazil, each with  Read More : Iqama Cost […]

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How to Buy STC/Jawwy Premium Numbers

STC / Jawwy Premium Numbers Jawwy is STC’s new mobile plan. It is entirely digital, operates via an app, and allows customers to customize, monitor, and manage their plans in real-time. You can now purchase Jawwy premium mobile numbers online. When you purchase a Jawwy premium number, you will also get 20GB of data, 3,000 […]

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Not Allowed to Enter in Shopping Malls From Today

Starting Today (1st August), only vaccinated people against Covid-19 can enter into any public or private companies or commercial facilities across the Kingdom. The Ministry of Interior in Saudi Arabia announced that vaccination is must to enter all economic, commercial, cultural, entertainment, sports activities, government departments or private companies, education facilities and public transportation. The […]

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Warning against visiting countries facing travel ban

The Ministry of Interior has warned Saudi citizens against traveling to countries that have been put on the no-travel list recently as these countries are currently witnessing a surge in cases of COVID-19 and its new variants. In a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency on Tuesday, an official source at the ministry said […]

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Flights Operation for Saudi Arabia| Extension of Iqama

As it was expected earlier that after Hajj 2021 & Eid Al-Adha probably Saudi Arabia will resume flight operation for banned countries. Because Earlier government extended Visas & Iqamas till 30-July-2021. Read More : Check Iqama Expiry Date Online But Yesterday Night Saudi Jawazat announced that Validity of iqamas of expatriates and their Exit Re_entry […]

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Shops and businesses can remain open during prayer times in Saudi Arabia

For decades, commercial businesses in Saudi Arabia have shut their doors as soon as the first call of prayer is heard. Cars would queue up waiting for petrol stations to open, while patrons and customers at pharmacies, restaurants, and supermarkets would have to wait outside.Read More: Salary Delay and Deduction Issues in Saudi Arabia Those […]

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HOW TO OPEN A BANK ALIBILAD ACCOUNT ONLINE

You can now open a new account with Albilad Bank online without visiting their branches. All you want to do is fill a digital form and authenticate the account opening request through national single sign-on (IAM service). The detailed procedure of Bank Albilad account opening online is explained below. Requirements for Opening a New Bank […]

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Highest Temperature forecast 50°C

Maximum Temperature Last 24h – 07/13/2021 Cities of Saudi Arabia to see the hottest days this week and more to come. As per the latest update, Al Qaysumah (Saudi Arabia) recorded its hottest day at 49.9 Celsius on this week. But Weather Experts predict that this year the heat wave will cross the barrier of […]

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Eid Al-Adha Holidays 2021 – Saudi Arabia

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in Saudi Arabia announced the 11 days holidays for Eid al-Adha for the public sector this year 1442 (2021) in the Kingdom. The Ministry clarified that the start of the holiday for the government sector will be at the end of the working day on Wednesday, 14th […]

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Check Haroob Status on Iqama

HUROOB STATUS Huroob means Invalid lqama. When a sponsor registers a runaway complaint against his employee, he or she will become an illegal resident in Saudi Arabia.Here is how to check iqama Huroob status online. You can check the Huroob status in two ways, CHECK HUROOB STATUS ON IQAMA WITH ABSHER WEBSITE. 1 – Visit […]

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Is it possible to issue final exit visa if traffic violation is unpaid ?

You cannot issue a final exit visa for your family members through Absher if you have outstanding traffic violations in your lqama. According to Jawazat, a final exit visa for family members can be issued only after all outstanding traffic violations are settled. By visiting the Absher portal you can check the traffic violations on […]

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Salary Change requires Written approval from a worker – Ministry of Human Resources

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (HRSD) in Saudi Arabia confirmed that changing or modifying the worker salary must be with his written and agreed consent. This came in response from a ministry after a beneficiary complained about a reduction in his salary by one of the the company in the Kingdom. The […]

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Profession Verification program begins from 1st July 2021 in Saudi Arabia

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (HRSD) in Saudi Arabia has launched the first phase of the Profession Verification program from 1st July 2021, in order to verify the necessary skills required for workers to perform their jobs effectively. All relevant companies shall conduct the examination for their skilled workers by registering through […]

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Saudi Arabia bans entry To and From 4 More Countries

The Ministry of Interior in Saudi Arabia announced that Preventing citizens from traveling directly or indirectly, without getting prior permission from the concerned authorities, to Ethiopia, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Vietnam, while continuing to prevent direct or indirect travel of citizens to the previously declared countries, and it was decided to suspend entry from […]

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Residents from 9 countries are banned to enter directly in Saudi Arabia

The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) in Saudi Arabia confirmed that there are 9 countries from where resident expatriates not allowed directly entering into the Kingdom. They can come to Saudi Arabia after spending 14 days out side KSA, in a country which is not in banned list of Saudi Arabia. Read More : How […]

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How to download Corona Vaccine certificate in Saudi Arabia.

Vaccinated people in Saudi Arabia with first dose or second dose against Covid-1 9 can download their Corona Vaccination certificate through Sehhaty app by following the below procedure. Similar : Register for vaccination against Covid-19 in Sehhaty app Read More : Iqama Cost in Saudi Arabia 2022 Procedure to download Vaccination Certificate from Sehhaty : […]

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Second Dose of vaccine is Required to Perform Hajj 2021

Ministry of Hajj and Umrah: Accepted Hajj applicants must receive the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Applicants can visit the nearest vaccination center without an appointment but within 48 hours of receiving the Hajj 2021 permit. You will have to present the Hajj 2021 Permit to the vaccination center in order to get the […]

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34 Days Left |Ministry Warns Non-Vaccinators to be banned entering in any business

Commerce Ministry spokesman Abdul Rahman al-Hussein has repeatedly warned that those who do not get the vaccine will be barred from entering all shops and outlets in Saudi Arabia. The law will come into force within the next 48 days or from August 22 to August 1. Read More : Iqama Cost in Saudi Arabia […]

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Names of 60,000 pilgrims for Hajj out of 540,000 applicants will be announced today

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah will announce on Friday the names of applicants who have been selected to perform Hajj this year. A total of 60,000 domestic pilgrims, including citizens and residents, will be picked from out of more than 540,000 aspiring pilgrims who have applied through the ministry’s electronic track for the annual […]

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Jawazat Update About Arrival in KSA

Jawazat office announced yesterday on their official twitter account, those people are going to travel to Saudi Arabia in coming weeks must register them self on Muqeem.sa . Hopefully Saudi Arabia is going resume its flight operation soon, that’s the reason they start collecting this information. Earlier it was not important for not vaccinated people […]

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Work Under Sun not Allowed from Tomorrow 15th June

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in Saudi Arabia announced the start of implementing of the decision to prevent work under the sun from 15th June (Tuesday) until 15th September 2021 (Wednesday). The Ministry called on employers to organize working hours as specified in the decision, in order to preserve the health and […]

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Saudi Aramco Increased Fuel Prices (10-6-2021)

Saudi Aramco announced the new updated gasoline prices in the Kingdom as per the periodic review, The new prices of fuel will be in effect from Today (10th June 2021) until the 10th July 2021. The company will announce updated prices every month on the 10th day. Read More : How to Activate Digital Iqama […]

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King Salman Order again to extend the Exit Re-Entry Visas Till…

The validity of iqamas (residency permits), exit and re-entry visas, as well as visit visas of expatriates who are currently stranded in the countries facing travel ban, will be extended until 31 – July- 2021 free of cost, announced by Jawazat official Twitter account. Reference attached Below. Read More : Iqama Fees in Saudi Arabia […]

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Conditions for Final Exit Visa for Saudi Arabia

General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) confirmed that Final Exit visa for an expatriate in Saudi Arabia can be issued only after he or she is free from any kind of due bills and there should not be any car or vehicle registered on his or her name. Read More : Exit Re-Entry Visas are extended […]

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Iqama fees will be paid with every 3 months

The Minister of Human Resources and Social Development in Saudi Arabia, Eng. Ahmed Al-Rajhi announced that the ministry is set to launch the service of paying work permit fees for at least 3 months in advance instead of one year. Read More : Iqama Fees in Saudi Arabia 2022 Read More : Saudi Arabia has […]

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Saudi Arabia open the flights for 11 countries ….

Ministry of Interior : Allowing entries from 11 countries to Saudi Arabia, including UAE and USA The Ministry of Interior in Saudi Arabia decided to allow entry into the Kingdom for those coming from 11 countries, including United Arab Emirates (UAE), Germany, and the United States of America (USA). As well as Ireland, Italy, Portugal, […]

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King Salman Extend the Exit Re-Entry Visas and Iqama Till …

The validity of iqamas (residency permits), exit and re-entry visas, as well as visit visas of expatriates who are currently stranded in the countries facing travel ban, will be extended until June 2, 2021 free of cost, the Saudi Press Agency reported citing a royal order. Read More : Iqama Fees in Saudi Arabia (2021) […]

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Indian Cannot Travel to Saudi Arabia via Maldives and Jordan.

Maldives have restricted entry of travelers from India due to the worsening situation of covid-19 pandemic. Most of the Indians used to return to Saudi Arabia through Maldives and Nepal, after Oman suspends flights from India. Read More : All International flights for Saudi Arabia will be resumed on 17th May 2021 The Ministry of […]

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1st Day of Ramadan in Saudi Arabia 2021

The crescent of the holy month Ramadan 2021 (1442H) could not be seen at the Hawtat Sudair and Tamir Observatory in Saudi Arabia on Sunday (11th April 2021) evening. Iqama Cost in Saudi Arabia 2021 The Supreme court of Saudi Arabia called to sight the crescent of Ramadan Tomorrow, Monday evening and a decision in […]

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Saudi Aramco increased Fuel prices in the Kingdom for March 2021

Saudi Aramco announced the new updated gasoline prices in the Kingdom as per the periodic review, The new prices of fuel will be in effect from Today (11th March 2021) until the 10th April 2021. The company will announce updated prices every month on the 10th day. Read More : How to Activate Digital Iqama […]

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All International Flights will be resumed on 17th May

The Ministry of Interior has decided to lift the temporary travel ban and resume all international flights effective from May 17. Saudi Arabia’s General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) announced on Wednesday the lifting of travel restrictions for Saudi men and women who are married to non-Saudis. The higher authorities have issued an order that enables […]

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Saudi Aramco increased Fuel prices in the Kingdom for February 2021

Saudi Aramco announced the new updated gasoline prices in the Kingdom as per the periodic review, The new prices of fuel will be in effect from Today (11th February 2021) until the 10th March 2021. The company will announce updated prices every month on the 10th day. Read More : How to Activate Digital Iqama […]

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Saudi Arabia Suspend the Entry for the Citizens of 20 Countries

Saudi Arabia has suspended entry to the Kingdom for non-citizens, including diplomats, health practitioners, and their families, from 20 specific countries as it steps up efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday citing an official source at the interior ministry. According to the source, the following countries are on […]

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Not Returned to Saudi Arabia after Exit Re-Entry

The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) in Saudi Arabia revealed the possibility of the exit re-entry visa holder, who left Saudi Arabia and does not come back in the prescribed time. Jawazat interacted with one of the Twitter user, who asked about the possibility of returning his brother, who has been absent from work since […]

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New Iqama System for Expats and Their Dependents – 3 Months Iqama Renewal

Ministry of Interior & Jawazat has approved the issuance and renewal of residency permits (Saudi lqamas) along with work permits quarterly (every three (3) months). The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) announced that expatriates in the Kingdom can make quarterly payment of the fee for their dependents and companions when they renew their residency permit […]

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Procedure to Activate ‘Digital lqama’ through ‘Absher Individuals’ for Saudi Expats and Citizens

Saudi Arabia has launched ‘Digital lqama’ for expatriates living in the Kingdom, one can be activate, download and save on his smartphone as Digital ID, It can use at various services without providing your physical iqama. Related : Iqama Transfer and Exit Re-Entry without Kafeel Approval For now, digital iqama can be activate and download […]

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International Flights Reopen – Procedure Before Travelling

The Ministry of Interior in Saudi Arabia announced the resumption of international flights from 3rd January 2021, 11 AM, Entry into the Kingdom from land and sea also resume with the below specified controls. The Ministry of Interior in Saudi Arabia announced that, The Kingdom’s government is decided to lift the precautionary measures related to […]

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Iqama Transfer and Exit Re-Entry Visa without Kafeel Approval – Saudi New Labor Laws

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD) launched Wednesday a Labor Reform Initiative (LRI) under the National Transformation Program (NTP) that aims to support the Ministry’s vision of establishing an attractive job market, empowering and developing labor competencies and developing the work environment in the Kingdom.Read More : Iqama Fees In Saudi Arabia […]

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Kafeel System is Going to Finish in Saudi Arabia

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 to benefit from the move, according to a report in Maaal online business daily.Read More : Iqama Cost 2021 in Saudi Arabia Saudi Ministry of Human […]

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Iqama Transfer Without Company Consent

Transfer workers services from one establishment to another without the employer’s consent is the latest question asked from the Human Resources. The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development always implement high standards and practices in the Kingdom. Here is the reply from the HR Ministry. The Ministry said that it is permissible to transfer […]

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Extension in Final Exit Visa without any fees

The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) in Saudi Arabia has begun to automatically extending the validity of the final exit visa to all expatriates, which were not used during the period of suspension of entry and exit from the Kingdom, without charge for those whose extension period expired until the date 31st October 2020. Read […]

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Saudi Airline resumes services to 20 international destinations

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has so far resumed services to 20 international destinations following the partial lifting of the travel suspension on Sept. 15, the airline made the announcement on its Twitter account on Thursday. The national carrier said that it is operating international flights since October to seven European destinations — Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, […]

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End of Service Benefits (ESB) in Saudi Arabia

End of Service Benefits or Award is applicable for those expatriates who completed a minimum of two years service in any company of Saudi Arabia. If an employee service is less than two years in a company, Then he is not eligible for any kind of End of Service Award or Benefits. Read More: Iqama […]

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When you can renew your Iqama

Jawazat in Saudi Arabia explained a mechanism of renewing domestic and commercial workers iqama, several months before their expiry date. One of the beneficiary on Twitter inquired, “Can I renew my residency (Iqama), while there are 6 and a half months remaining in it, because I want to leave on exit re-entry visa for a […]

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Final Exit Visa For Those Are Outside KSA

The Jawazat in Saudi Arabia said that it is not possible to issue a final exit visa for dependent , for those who are outside the Kingdom with an exit re-entry visa. For them only solution is to drop their name from your ABSHER account after expiration of there Iqama/Visa. Read More : Iqama Cost […]

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Check if Any Police Case Registered on Your Iqama

Do you know you can check if there are any Criminal Records on your Iqama through Internet. The Ministry of Interior (MOI) in Saudi Arabia has Launched a new Electronic Service from which you can check any Criminal Case record on your Iqama. Read More: Report Salary Delay or Deduction in Saudi Arabia You must […]

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Updated Iqama Fees for 2021 and Dependent fees for 2022

Iqama is a residence permit card for expatriates to live and work in Saudi Arabia. Iqama is issued for one year and to be renew early. To renew the Iqama, employer or employee must pay 3 different fees (1) Work Permit Fees (2) MOI Iqama Fees (3) Health Insurance Fees Saudi Arabia’s Iqama renewal Fee […]

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Update New Passport Information Online (Nakal Maloomat)

Ministry of Interior (ABSHER) Introduce the new procedure to update the passport information after renewal. This procedure allow expatriates to update their dependent passport information (Nakal Maloomat — نقل المعلومات) by them self by online protal of ABSHER, through website or Absher App. Read More : End of Service Benefit Calculator in Saudi Arabia Read […]

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Jawazat Clarification for Iqama Renewal

The General Directorate of Passports stated that the renewal of the residency will be done automatically in coordination with the National Information Center for all expatriates, according to what was received from the Ministry of Human Resources.Read More : Salary Delay and Deduction issues in Saudi Arabia Read More: Iqama Fees in Saudi Arabia (2020) […]

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Salary Deduction or Delay Issue

If any amount is deducted from the salary of the employee for reasons other than mentioned in Saudi Labor Law without written consent from the employee, The employee can submit a request to the Commission of settlement of Labor disputes. An Employee or his representative or the head of the competent Labor Office may submit […]

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Cancel SIM Card for your Iqama Online

It is a service provided by the communications and information technology commission, which allows the user to report there service provider issues online. If the user is not satisfied with the solution provided or if 5 days have passed without resolving the complaint, the complaint can be escalated to the CITC. This portal is not […]

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Iqama & Exit Re-Entry Visas are Extended

The Custodian of two holy mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz order to extend the validity of Iqama and exit re-entry visa for residents those are outside the kingdom for the period of three months without any charges. Read More: End of Service Benefit Calculator (Saudi Arabia) Read More: How to check Your Iqama Expiry Date […]

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Employee Contract Conditions 2020

Employer’s or Sponsor’s Responsibility on Expatriate Employees in Saudi Arabia (Article 40 of Saudi Labor Law) : 1 — The Employer in Saudi Arabia is responsible for the cost of recruiting new employees and expatriates into the country. 2 — The cost of residence permit and work permit for expatriate employee should be bear by […]

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50% Discount on STC due Bills

STC has announced an initiative to facilitate the payment of old billing debts, which includes providing discounts on billing value up to 50%, which will enable clients with previous debts to solve their debt problems easily and conveniently. Read More: Iqama Expiry Fine Read More: 9 steps if Iqama get lost in KSA The company […]

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End of Service Benefits Calculator in Saudi Arabia

End of Service Benefits (ESB) will be admissible after 2 years of service with the same employer, at the rate of half-a-month wage for each of the first five years, and one-month wage for each of the subsequent years of service beyond five years. If a worker resigns, their entitlement to the ESB is at […]

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New Oil Prices in Saudi Arabia (1st-July-2020)

Saudi Aramco has announced updated prices of gasoline Today, after the raising of 15% of Value Added Tax (VAT) from the 1st July 2020. The new prices of gasoline in Saudi Arabia will be effective from Today (1st July 2020) onwards Read More: How to Report Salary Delay Case Read More: Iqama Fees in Saudi […]

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15% VAT Collection will start 1st July

Saudi Arabia will start collecting Value Added Tax (VAT) of 15% from 1st July 2020, which is 3 times more than from the current 5% VAT. The increase in VAT is to protect the health care and livelihoods of Saudi Arabians said Finance Minister at the time of its announcement. Value Added Tax (VAT) is […]

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Return to Saudi Arabia (Medical Staff)

General Authority of Civil Aviation announced that they are Facilitating the return of health practitioners ( doctors, nurses, paramedics and other health professionals) to Saudi Arabia from their home countries. The recommendations of meeting minutes of the facilitating the return of health practitioners stranded abroad to Saudi Arabia dated on 23/10/1441 AK.Read More: How to […]

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Hajj 2020 will be performed with Saudi and Expatriates from Saudi Arabia

Ministry of Hajj announced that in light of continuation of the pandemic and the risks of Corona-virus spreading in crowded spaces and large gatherings, and its transmission between countries, and the increase in average infections globally, it has been decided that Hajj for this year (1441 H/ 2020 AD) will be held whereby a very […]

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Curfew 100% Finished in Saudi Arabia

The Ministry of Interior in Saudi Arabia lifts the Curfew in all regions of Saudi Arabia from 21 June, Returning to the Normalcy based on the Health authorities recommendation, allowing the return of all economic and commercial activities with full commitment in following the preventive and precautionary measures. Read More : How to report salary […]

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How to Report Late Salary Cases

According to the Royal orders, the salaries of the workers should be paid by the 27th of every month in the kingdom. There may be delayed only in case of weekly or official holidays. Employees can report the late salary cases in Saudi Arabia. Read More : Visit Visa Duration extended upto 270 days Read […]

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Riyadh – Philippine Embassy Closed

The Philippine Embassy and Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Riyadh has been temporarily closed after some employees infected with corona-virus. It is announced by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA). OWWA said the office will be closed, However it will continue to provide services to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), It is not yet revealed how […]

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New Medicine for COVID-19 Patients

The World Health Organization has stated the success of oxford university research in treating new corona virus cases of serious infection with a cheap and widely available drug ‘dexamethasone’, as scientific achievement. Read More: Highest Temperature in Saudi Arabia Read More: Work Not Allowed between 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM The drug can help in […]

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Highest Temperature forecast 50°C

Cities of Saudi Arabia to see the hottest days this week and more to come. As per the latest update, Dammam recorded its hottest day at 47 Celsius on this week. But Weather Experts predict that this year the heat wave will cross the barrier of 50 degree centigrade in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia خبراء […]

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Saudi Airline International Flights Suspension

Saudi Airline announced that all international airlines will remain suspended until further notice. They are planning to open the international flights gradually and schedule will be announced by official website. Read More: Work not Allowed from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM Currently, Only incoming flights allowed carrying stranded Saudi nationals and who are availing this […]

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Houthi Attack on Saudi Arabia with Ballistic Missile

The Saudi Arabia-led Arab coalition on Saturday (13-6-2020) intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia toward civilian targets in the Saudi border city of Najran.Read More: Work Not Allowed ( 12:00 PM to 3:00 Pm) Coalition spokesperson Col. Turki Al-Maliki said some civilians were slightly injured by falling debris but […]

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New Oil Prices

Saudi Aramco announced the new prices for gasoline in Saudi Arabia, the new prices are effective from 11 June 2020 until 10th July 2020. As per earlier announcement the company will announce new Oil price on 10th of Every month. Read More : Again Curfew Imposed Read More: Awdah Initiative Latest Update The new Gasoline […]

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Family Visit Visa Extension 2020

The permitted period to stay in Saudi Arabia cannot increase for more than 180 days. This means that if you have a visit visa for 3 months duration, then you can renew it once for 3 months. Similarly, if the visa issued has a validity of 1 month, then it can be renewed for 5 […]

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Work not Allowed Under the Sun in Saudi Arabia

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in Saudi Arabia announced that from 15th June until 15th September of this year the work under the sun is prohibited from 12 PM to 3 PM. Companies should not allow their workers to work under the direct sun.Read More : Again Curfew Imposed Read More : […]

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COVID-19 Report (10-6-2020) Saudi Arabia

Ministry of Health Saudi Arabia has announced 3,717 new cases reported across the kingdom in last 24 hours. The recovered numbers are higher than new infected patients in Saudi Arabia. Total number in KSA reaches 112,288 cases. in Riyadh city total 1,317 cases reported in last 24 hours. Read More : 100% Lockdown implemented in […]

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Barber Shops and Ladies Salons in Saudi Arabia

Ministry of Health, said that activities that do not achieve physical spacing, such as beauty and barber salons and sports clubs, will not return until the Corona pandemic is completely controlled. They affirmed that they face multiple difficulties due to the suspension of their activities, In addition to that they are obliged to pay rents, […]

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List of Clinic Treat People With Corona Symptoms

Ministry of Health Kingdom of Saudi Arabia designated some clinics for the comfort of people. These clinics receive every one with the symptoms of Corona Virus 24 / 7 around the clock and to visit these clinics you don’t need any appointment. Read More : 1000 SAR fine for not wearing Mask Read More : […]

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Again Curfew Imposed in Jeddah

The Ministry of Interior in Saudi Arabia stated that, based on the health assessment submitted by the competent health authorities after reviewing the epidemiological situation and the high occupancy rates of the intensive care departments, it was decided to re-tighten the health precautions in the city of Jeddah for a period of 15 days. Starting […]

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Awdah Initiative – Absher

Absher (MOI) announced that they have repatriated 12,798 expats from different country through Awdah Initiative from 22 April 2020 up to 3 June 2020. They said we send only those expats, who wish to go back to their countries after the COVID-19 pandemic when all the airports was closed around the world. The process is […]

Driving / Vehicle Expat Documents

Renew Your Driving License online by Absher

Ministry of Interior took an initiative to start renewal of driving licence by Absher online Portal “Renew Driving license” e-service. This helps to reduce the crowed in driving schools and physical contact. This service allows you to renew Private driving license and Motorcycle driving license.Applicant should fulfill following conditions to “Renew Driving license” 1 — […]

Expat Documents Iqama

Iqama Fees in Saudi Arabia – 2022

Iqama is a residence permit card for expatriates to live and work in Saudi Arabia. Iqama is issued for one year and to be renew early. To renew the Iqama, employer or employee must pay 3 different fees (1) Work Permit Fees (2) MOI Iqama Fees (3) Health Insurance Fees Read More : Activate you […]

World

Top 15 Cities – Highest Temperature in The World

Al-Misnad weather expert: Kuwait leads the scene in the highest temperature in the world during the past 24 hours, as it ranked first and second as third as 47.9 ° C, while Rafha came in eighth position 46.7 ° C, and Al-Ahsa ranked 11th with a score of 46.4 ° C.

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Indian Airline Operating 20 Special Flights

This is further to the flights of Government of India’s Vande Bharat Mission to repatriate stranded Indians in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Read More: Latest update about international flight operation From Saudi Arabia Read More: Indian Embassy Started Passport Service A total of 19 (nineteen) flights have been operated from the Kingdom to various […]

Expat Documents Iqama

Check Iqama Status (Red, Green, Yellow)

Nitaqat system represents companies with different colors. A higher color means that the company has more Saudi workforce and get more benefits from Govt. There are 6 colors and Categories, (1) Platinum (2) High Green (3) Medium Green (4) Low Green (5) Yellow (6) RedRead More: Check Exit Re-Entry Expiry Date To check the Red […]

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Saudi children say goodbye to lockdown

After more than two months in lockdown, families and children in Saudi Arabia are enjoying a return to normal activities as coronavirus restrictions are eased around the Kingdom. But while some parents have lingering worries about their children’s health, for youngsters it is a different story.Eight-year-old Sara Issam, of Makkah, told Arab News that she […]

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7 Major Penalties to Prevent Corona Virus in Saudi Arabia

Classification Table of the Violations of the Precautionary Procedures and Preventive Measures (Protocols) adopted by the Competent Authorities to Counteract the Corona-Virus Pandemic and the Penalties in this Regard 1000 SAR Fine : — Violating intentionally the precautionary procedures and preventive measures (Protocols) through (Not using medical or cloth masks or whatever covers the nose […]

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Philippine Airlines Start Flights from Saudi Arabia

We wish to update you that Philippine Airlines will resume operating scheduled flights on selected international and domestic routes for the month of June 2020:Limited International Services on routes to the USA, Canada, Guam, Vietnam, mainland China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Taipei, Singapore, Japan, the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.Read More: Check Exit Re-Entry […]

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