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Absher Account is Mandatory for Purchase or Rent Cars

As per jawazat latest rule, Absher account is mandatory for purchase or rent cars.  Now one without absher account will not allow to purchase or rent cars.   In order to confirm that the user has ‘Absher’ account, a security code is registered with the registered SMS. This way you …





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Expat Fee

No Hike in Expat Work Permit Fee – Ministry

The Ministry of Labor and Social Development has refuted rumors that it has increased the work permit fee for expatriates. The ministry stressed that any decision by the ministry in this regard will be announced officially. The ministry is scheduled to implement the new Saudization percentages in Nitaqat program as …





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Business

Foreign workers doing self business will get severe punishment

Unauthorized foreign workers, or those working on their account (self-business or cover-up business), will face severe penalties reaching up to six months in jail, a SR50,000  fine and deportation, local media said, quoting the General Directorate of Passports. Penalties of work violators will come in a gradual step where expats …





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Expat Fee

Expat Remittance Steadily Falling

Remittances by foreign workers steadily falling in recent months as banks in Kingdom reported a gradual decline in foreign remittances. The introduction of the dependent fee is likely to attribute a further fall in the amount being remitted by expatriates in the months ahead. The remittances by expatriates fell by …





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Internet

CITC new rule on fair usage policy

Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) adopted decisions on absolute transparency in packages, offers and regulating the fair-use policy. The new regulation provides for the abolition of all current fair-use policy practices on unlimited Internet packages applied by service providers to users. This is due to the lack of commitment …





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