A new shock brought together expatriate workers and residents in the Kingdom, with sudden decisions and financial fines amounting to 100,000 riyals. details!!
The General Directorate of Passports in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia issued an important and dangerous warning to all employers in the Kingdom. Harsh penalties are applied to those who hire workers to work for others or for personal purposes.
According to this warning, if the labor is employed for illegal purposes, companies and employers will be subject to severe legal penalties. These penalties include fines of up to 100,000 Saudi riyals, deportation of expatriates and imprisonment for up to 6 months, and banning them from recruiting labor for up to 5 years.
The General Directorate of Passports calls on all citizens and residents in the Kingdom to report any violations of the residency and border security system. These violations can be reported via the number 911 in the regions of Riyadh and Makkah Al-Mukarramah, and via the number 999 in the rest of the Kingdom. The “We All Safe” application can also be used to report violations, or to call the numbers specified for this purpose.
The General Directorate of Passports in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia provides various services in the areas of residency, Saudi passports and other services. More information and various applications can be obtained through the official website of the Saudi Passports.
We advise you to visit the official website of the Saudi Passports to find out more details about the services provided. Through the site, you can submit requests to amend the data of registered expatriates, request a suspension card, extend a visit visa, and issue a residence permit and passport for Saudis. You can also follow the official Saudi passport account on Twitter for additional information.
In conclusion, we stress the importance of complying with Saudi laws and regulations regarding the employment of labour. Employment of labor shall be for lawful purposes only and in accordance with specified procedures. To protect workers’ rights and ensure their safety and the safety of society, all employers are required to abide by these laws and regulations.