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New Traffic Fine – Maximum SR.2000, Minimum SR.1000

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

Best Free Calling Service In Saudi Arabia

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 […]

60 Year Old Expats To Be Counted As 2 Employees

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 […]

Exit Re Entry Computer Issue Resolved

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, […]

Saudi Arabia changes Salary Calendar

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 […]

Exit Re-Entry Fee Increased SR 600 ?

Today, 2nd October, 2016, the which corresponding to 1st Muharram, 1438; the government has announced that the fees will be increasing for various visa services. It has been confirmed that the Family Visa visa fee has increased to SR 2000 and it is charged at the time of stamping of visa at Saudi Embassy in […]

Saudi National Day Offers – Free Sandwishes @ Kudu and more…

In celebration of Saudi National Day many restaurants, airlines and companies are offering their products and services free or at half rate. For the benefit of qSaudi readers we have compiled list of offers around the Kingdom; Don’t miss them. Some of them are time limited. 1. KUDU – FREE Sandwich Kudu is offering free […]

Saher Traffic Cameras are more Advanced now

In order to make the roads more safe and traffic police is upgrading their cameras. In the video above, the first part of the clip shows that drivers who drive bumper to bumper (do tail gating) will be detected by these Cameras. The cameras will measure distance between the two cars and take the photo […]

Security on Alert, Hajj permits to be checked

Saudi Arabia: As the authorities are concerned over Haji’s not using illegal means of Hajj and performing pilgrimage, it is announced that this time no such case will be entertained and strict actions will be taken against those who perform Hajj illegally and without permits (Tasreeh). There have been hi-tech devices installed in variousplaces around […]