Under the guidance of King Salman, this category of expatriates will obtain Saudi citizenship in 2023 without condition
A new amendment to the system for granting Saudi nationality was issued at the beginning of 2023, providing for the granting of citizenship to people who meet the conditions specified in the law.
Among these conditions are the categories I mentioned, which includes people whose affiliation was Ottoman in 1332 AH corresponding to 1914 AD, Ottoman subjects born in the lands of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and residing therein in 1332_1914 AD, and those who were not Ottoman subjects residing in the lands of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1332 AH 1914 AD. He maintained his residence there until 3/22/1345 and did not acquire a foreign nationality before this date.
It should be noted that this amendment comes within the framework of implementing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, which aims to develop the Saudi economy and improve the standard of living for citizens and residents in the Kingdom.
Granting Saudi citizenship to those born in the Kingdom is an important step towards achieving this vision, as it grants people the rights and privileges that allow them to fully participate in Saudi society.
Holders of Saudi nationality can benefit from many benefits such as access to health care and educational services, job and investment opportunities, and travel freely without the need for a visa to enter many countries. Moreover, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is keen to provide support and care for holders of Saudi nationality, whether they are native citizens or born in the Kingdom, by providing government services and facilities necessary for their daily lives.
People wishing to obtain Saudi nationality can view more information and specific conditions in the Saudi nationality system, which is periodically updated and modified to suit the Kingdom’s needs and future aspirations.
People who meet the specified conditions and wish to obtain Saudi nationality can submit their applications to the competent authorities in the Kingdom, and the applications will be studied individually according to the conditions specified in the system.
It should be noted that Saudi nationals enjoy many rights and privileges, but they are also obligated to abide by the specific laws and regulations in the Kingdom, and they must abide by the cultural and religious values and traditions of Saudi society.
Holders of Saudi nationality must adhere to local laws and regulations, contribute to building and developing the Kingdom, and preserving its identity and culture.
Holders of Saudi nationality can contribute to the implementation of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 by participating in the Saudi economy, achieving growth and prosperity, developing society and strengthening international relations.
Persons wishing to obtain Saudi citizenship must carefully analyze the specific conditions and ensure that they are met before applying for citizenship, and they can inquire from the competent authorities in the Kingdom to obtain the necessary information.
They must also adhere to and respect Saudi values and traditions, abide by local laws and regulations, and contribute to building and developing the Kingdom and achieving the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.
In this way, people can obtain Saudi nationality and benefit from the rights and privileges offered by this nationality, and contribute to achieving their goals and future aspirations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.