Jan 8, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA EXTENDED EXPATS WORK VISA VALIDITY TO 2 YEARS FROM 1 YEAR
Ministry of Labor and Social Development in Saudi Arabia has launched a new initiative to extend the new work visas validity from one year to 2 years without any additional fees. Trending : Procedure to apply final exit visa on expired iqama
According to the Ministry, The aim of the decision is to easier the related procedures of private companies in the Kingdom that is looking to issue new work visas. Recommend : Required documents for stamping family visit visa of Saudi Arabia
- Private sector companies can cancel previous applied visas and issue new ones with 2 years of validity under the applicable requirements.
- Before October 2017, The validity of Saudi Arabia's work visas was 2 years after that ministry decided to make the validity of work visas to one year. Now the decision is backed again private companies can issue 2 year work visas to expatriates.