Dec 19, 2018
NO PLAN TO CHANGE EXPAT FEE POLICY IN SAUDI ARABIA - FINANCE MINISTER
Finance Minister of the Kingdom Mohammed Al Jadaan said in a news conference that Saudi Arabia has no intention of changing its policy on expat levy or dependent fees. Trending : 41 jobs reserved for Saudi citizens
The government charges fees for hiring foreigner employees and for getting visas for their dependents, and they are due to rise for the year 2019 as part of a policy to encourage hiring Saudi citizens instead of expatriates. Most Shared : Exit and not return status is now automatic after 2 months of exit re entry expiry
- The private sector is seeking for the fee rises to be delayed but it is not going to possible, He also said Fuel prices in the Kingdom are reviewed regularly. But there is no intention to increase other energy prices in the year 2019.
- As per earlier announcement, domestic prices of fuels including petrol, diesel and kerosene may be increase in 2019 reported Saudi Gazette news. Similar : New Saudization replace expats with Saudis within 5 months