Sunday, April 12, 2015

Changes to labor rules

In the midst of the din around other news, the most important one affecting expatriates working in Saudi Arabia got almost drowned. The announcement about changes to labor regulations brings mixed feelings. Here are the highlights of what is in store for you:

Sunday, March 8, 2015

POA for death compensation cases

When I initially wrote the procedure (click here) for the formalities to be followed in case of an unfortunate death of an expatriate working in Saudi Arabia, little did I expect the emotional outpouring which followed in private emails to me. That led me to the logical sequel, which dealt with the death compensation procedure (click here).

Friday, February 13, 2015

Family visa process still not online

Long time expats working in Saudi Arabia have now got used to the grand announcements made in the local press raising expectations each time, only to be badly let down. This time too, was no different.

Monday, December 29, 2014

New restrictions on family visit visa renewal

The new restrictions imposed by the Passport Department on renewal of family visit visa has caused a lot of heartburn among expatriates working in Saudi Arabia.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Saudi Labor Ministry's new call center details

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Labor started a new dedicated phone line this week for receiving calls from expatriates working in Saudi Arabia.