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Nitaqat is a Saudization program introduced by Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As per this system, companies are categorized by colors (Red-Green-Yellow) on the basis of Saudi citizens employed.

100% Saudization in app-based ride-hailing services

100% Saudization in app-based ride-hailing services

According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), transport minister Eng Saleh Al-Jasser has approved 100% Saudization on the app-based raid hailing services, restricting jobs...
Saudi Arabia announces 20% localisation on engineering professions in the private sector

20% Saudization on engineering jobs in the private sector

Saudi Arabia has decided to Saudize 20% engineering jobs in the private sector effective from the beginning of 2021. Minister of Human Resources and Social...
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Check Iqama Red-Green Color Status (Nitaqat)

Here is how to check Iqama color status (Iqama red green / Nitaqat status) in Saudi Arabia
SAUDI ARABIA BANS EXPATRIATES FROM HOSPITALITY JOBS

Saudi Arabia Bans Expatriates From Hospitality Jobs

According to the Ministry of labor and Social Development, Saudization in the hospitality sector began Friday 27 December 2019. The ministry aims to bring...

Saudization on 41 Job Categories in Madinah Region Starts Within 4 Months

The Ministry of Labor and Social Development has approved Saudization in 41 job categories in the Madinah region. The new Saudization will take effect within...

Salaries of Saudi Professionals to Jump 4.5% in 2019

Saudi salaries are expected to rise by 4.5 per cent next year as the overall unemployment rates hit its lowest level in years, according...

Several Shops ‘Shutting Down’ Ahead of September 11 Deadline

Several shops in Saudi Arabia are shutting down as the deadline looms for the Saudisation of certain retail businesses, local media reported. From September 11,...

Expatriate Workers Are Leaving Saudi Arabia in Droves

Saudi Arabia’s expatriate workers are leaving the kingdom by the thousands, and the exodus may not yet be over. As companies struggle with slower business...

Saudi Arabia May Limit Saudization to 70% for 12 Retail Jobs

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Labor and Social Development is considering to reduce the Saudization rate for 12 retail job types to 70% from 100%, according to the...

Saudization on New 8 Job Categories

According to top Ministry of Labor and Social Development top official Hussain Al Miri, Saudization coming to new 8 job categories. These categories includes Saudization starting...