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The spokesman for Traffic department warned vehicle insurance rates will increase for those people who do minor traffic violations. Colonel Tariq Rubaiaan, the media spokesman of the General Directorate of Traffic, warned that vehicle drivers, from committing minor errors may cause the denial of discounts for vehicle insurance against third parties in a system recently approved by […]
Dusty weather is expected in parts of Riyadh province and Eastern province this Saturday. As report issued by the General Authority for Meteorology and Environmental Protection regarding the weather on Saturday, dramatic surface winds are expected with may cause dust storms, which limit the extent of horizontal visibility on the eastern region and the Riyadh […]
The announcement of amnesty by Crown Prince, Muhammed bin Naif, did take the nation by surprise but was not totally unexpected. There have been amnesty granted by previous King and many expatriates benefited from them. This time’s amnesty starts from 29 th March and ends on 26 th June which is two days after Eid. […]
Finally it is confirmed that there will be tax in Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Countries. Last year, in principle the GCC countries – Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, UAE, Kuwait had agreed to implement the Value Added Tax (VAT) by 1 st January, 2018. Now the Saudi Cabinet has approved this VAT framework treaty […]
Update : April 2017 – How to Finding All the Mobile numbers registered on your Name / Iqama / Now you find all mobiles / sims registered in your name very easily. The CITC (Communication and Information Technology Center) has made it very easy to know all mobiles numbers for any service provider – STC, […]
Since yesterday, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is facing drastic weather conditions like dust storm, heavy winds and rain. General Authority for Meteorology and Environmental Protection reported on Monday, 2oth March, that dust level are expected to rise and there will be limited visibility in the following areas – Medina, Mecca, Riyadh, Eastern Province, Hail, Qassim, Al-Jouf […]
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RIYADH: The Saudi Cabinet approved on Monday the Unified Agreement for Value Added Tax, which will be implemented throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) starting next year. In a session chaired by King Salman at the Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh, the Cabinet gave its nod to the measure after deeming that the Kingdom is ready […]
The Demonetization has literally shaken the black market in India. New and tight rules coming from the Indian Government every day to curb black money & tax fraud. So how much money can NRI’s carry who are coming back to India for vacation? According to the Reserve Bank of India, the allowed limit is Rupees 25,000 per person. […]
New Traffic Fines Maximum – SR 6,000 – Minimum – SR 3,000 Breaking The Signal Using Other Plate No No Stopping At Check Post Device Used Which Is Not Meant For Them Like Red Light On The Car Overtaking School Bus Damaging Sign Of Traffic Signal
New Traffic Fines Maximum – SR 10,000 – Minimum – SR 5,000 Hiding The Identification Of Vehicle Druken Driving Work On Road Without Informing Concern Dept SR 10000 or 3 Months Less Or Both In Case Of Hit and Run
New Traffic Fines Maximum – SR 2,000 – Minimum – SR 1,000 Standing On Train Track Carry More Passengers Than Actual Capacity Refusing To Show Papers When Asked Plate No Damage No Fulfilling All Requirements Vehicle Being Used Using Imported Vehicle Even After Expiry Not Wearing Helmet Deposit Your License or Istemarah For Money
Download now BBM Andriod & iOS app on your mobile for free calls. Here is why this service will not be banned. For the past few months, the free calling services like Line, Tango, Hangout have stopped working. Earlier the ban was only on Viber and Whatsapp calling. BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) services now looks like […]
Is there any truth to it or is it just a rumor ? This post regarding increase 10% income tax is not verified by any authentic source. During the change of laws in Saudi Arabia, many people are circulating such un-authentic and un-verfied news. It is true that the law to tax expatriate income is […]
Rates as low as SR 320. Kindly note, taxes extra.
SR 1000 fine for wrong parking – This was shared by one of our readers. The Arabic text says – Parking of vehicle not reserved for parking – basically wrong parking. Becareful and drive safe.
Health insurance of US dollar 254 ( SR 950) now compulsory for stamping of visas of all category. It is compulsory even for transit visa passengers. Though the rule about medical insurance was announced earlier a year ago but it was not implemented till now. However, starting from today, that is 17th October, 2016 all […]
A message from expat – Careful when travelling in rented car with friends. This guy got fined !!!
Taif — Any expatriate who is 60 years of age or above will be counted as two expat staff in the Nitaqat Saudization program, Al-Madina Arabic newspaper reported on Saturday. However, expats registered as investors or academicians (professors, associate professors, assistant professors, lecturers) or working in medical profession as doctors will not be considered as […]
We have to come to know that visas issued in 1437 Hijri (before 2nd October) are not being accepted by Saudi Embassies and consulates now. We also came across a circular issued by one of the Saudi Embassy in Islamabad which says all visas Issued in 1437 Hijri are canceled. The circular issued to the […]
How to Make payment for Exit re-Entry Visa fee Online Now a days it takes less than 2 minutes to issue Exit re entry visa for family and this can be done from the ease of your home or office from laptop or even mobile. There was a time, when you had to go the […]
SR 600 was being charged by banks (see here) for Exit Re-entry when we were logging on to bank websites for Exit Re entry fee payment starting 2nd October when the new rules came into effect. There was huge confusion and panic among the expatriates with this news. However, as of yesterday, 5th October, 2016, […]
Govt employee to lose 11 days salary Government shifts from Hijri calendar to Gregorian calendar. Starting this month, Saudi Arabia is shifting from Hijri calendar (Arabic calendar based on moon) to Gregorian calendar (based on sun). With the result of this shift, the government employees will now get salary as per Gregorian calendar. The Hijri […]