Understanding Ramadan Working Hours in Saudi Arabia

Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, is observed by Muslims worldwide. It is a period of fasting, reflection, and increased spiritual focus. In Saudi Arabia, Ramadan also prompts adjustments in the workplace, with one significant change being the alteration of working hours. Legally …

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The Launch of Riyadh Air: A New Chapter in Saudi Travel

Riyadh Air, the latest national airline of Saudi Arabia, has quickly become a topic of interest in the aviation and travel industries. Established in March 2023, this new flag carrier aims to transform the Kingdom’s connectivity with the world, aligning with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030. …

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Top OTT Platforms & Subscription Fees in Saudi Arabia: A Quick Overview

In Saudi Arabia, there is a diverse range of OTT (Over-The-Top) platforms available catering to various interests, from international movies and TV series to regional Arabic content. Here’s a summary of notable OTT platforms operating in the region, along with their subscription cost: Top Streaming …

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Easy Way to Check Your Iqama Number and Issuance Status

Checking New Iqama Issued or Not in Saudi Arabia If you’ve just moved to Saudi Arabia and want to know if your Iqama (residency permit) is issued and how to find your Iqama number, this article is for you. We’ll show you easy steps to …

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Passport and Iqama Validity Requirements for Exit/Re-Entry Visa Issuance

Expat residents in Saudi Arabia need an exit re-entry visa for temporary departure from the kingdom. This type of visa can be obtained electronically through the Absher or Muqeem portals. The Saudi Directorate General of Passports (Jawazat) has specified the minimum passport validity required for …

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