Saturday, June 27, 2015

Changes to family visit visa rules

The changes announced by the Passport Department to the rules governing family visit visa are small, but significant.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

All about the 3-year ban

For expatriates working in Saudi Arabia, the recent announcement of the 3-year ban on those who fail to return to kingdom before the expiry of re-entry visa has caused more confusion than clarity.

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.