Saudi Arabia issues a new decision regarding work & residence permits
The Saudi authorities issued a new decision regarding work and residence permits in the Kingdom.
According to SPA, the Interior Saudi Ministry and Human Resources Ministry, in collaboration with the Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence, have begun to execute a quarterly residence issuing and renewal service.
This follows the Council of Ministers’ decision to allow the granting of residencies connected to work licenses and their renewal every quarter, according to the agency (every 3 months as a minimum),
Domestic workers and like will be excluded, and the value of the work permit, resident permit, financial consideration, and expenses for acquiring residence permits will be split.
According to the document, the new system will allow the employer to renew residency, work licenses, and financial remuneration for varying lengths of time (3 months, 6 months, 9 months, or 12 months, as previously applied), depending on the facility’s needs.