Feb 2, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA ISSUED ABOUT 251,000 WORK VISAS TO EXPATS IN 3rd QUARTER OF 2018
As per the statistics released by the Ministry of Labor and Social Development in Saudi Arabia, Authorities issued more than 251,000 work visas for expatriates in the third quarter of 2018. Trending : Money management tips for expats
According to the released statistics, More than 156,500 visas were issued for domestic workers which is above 62% and the remaining work visas were issued to the private sector for hiring expatriates. Similar : Why some expats remain poor even working abroad for years and decades
- About 87,500 work visas were issued for private companies in the third quarter of 2018, which is about 35% of overall the work visa permits.
- The authorities also issued 7,258 work visas for expat employees to work in the government department, out of which 3,143 were issued to the women expatriates. Related : Do's for new expats arrived in Saudi Arabia