KSA: Iqama ng Expat Workers maaring ma-issue o marenew ng 3 months validity lamang, domestic workers hindi kasama sa bagong sistema
Nobyembre 23, 2021 – Nag-anunsiyo ang Passport Department (Al Jawazat) ng Kaharian ng Saudi Arabia na ang iqama ng mga expat workers (maliban sa mga domestic workers), ay maari nang marenew ng employers na may 3 months, 6 months, 9 months validity. Ito ay maaring gagawin sa pamamagitan ng Muqeem o sa Absher Business Service.
Para sa karagdagang detalye nasa baba ang link at ating translation sa Arabic Announcement ng Al Jawazat.
The Ministry of Interior, represented by the General Directorate of Passports and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, in cooperation with the Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence (SDAIA), represented by the National Information Center, has started implementing the service (issuance and renewal of residency on a quarterly basis); This is in implementation of the Council of Ministers’ decision approving the issuance of residence permits related to work permits and their renewal on a quarterly basis (every 3 months as a minimum), with the exception of domestic workers and the like, and the division of obtaining the value of the work permit, residence permit, and the financial compensation and fees necessary for obtaining residence permits.
The new mechanism will enable the employer to renew residency permits, work licenses, and the financial compensation for varying periods (3 months, 6 months, 9 months, as well as 12 months, according to what was previously applied according to the needs of the facility).
The mechanism aims to facilitate the establishments of the private sector, so as to enable them to achieve the management of cash flow more efficiently. Enable establishments to renew worker licenses according to their actual needs. In addition, this decision will support the growth of private sector enterprises, contribute to the development of the labor market, enhance its attractiveness, improve its environment, and give the existing contractual relationship in it more flexibility. What makes it keep pace with global labor markets.
The General Directorate of Passports stated that this service can be used through the two platforms (Absher Business – Muqeem). In turn, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development clarified that this service can be used with regard to work licenses through the Qiwa platform and the portal.
Electronic work services.