8 categories excluded from fees for expatriate workers in Saudi Arabia
These are 8 categories that are permanently excluded from the fees of expatriate workers in Saudi Arabia, and with the start of the application of fees for new expatriate workers in Saudi Arabia next Monday; The Saudi Ministry of Labor and Social Development revealed 8 categories that will not be covered by these fees.
Thus, the cases exempted from fees for the financial compensation for expatriate workers included the husband of the female citizen, the wife of the citizen, children of the female citizen from a non-Saudi father, the nationalities exempted from deportation, very small enterprises whose employment ranges between 1-5 workers, the employment of companies and recruitment offices, the labor rental branch household.
Also, it will be citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, in addition to 4 workers from the employment of small enterprises with no more than 9 employees, if the owner of the facility is free of work, according to local media, and the application of fees for expatriate workers comes within the framework of the balance program financial.
The Saudi financial balance plan, which aims to achieve a balance between the expenditures and revenues of the state’s general budget, included several programs aimed at diversifying sources of income and supporting economic sectors in which there are small numbers of Saudi workers, compared to expatriate workers.
According to what was announced, fees will be applied to the numbers in excess of the numbers of Saudi workers in each sector at 400 Saudi riyals per month for each migrant worker, while workers less than the numbers of Saudi workers will pay 300 Saudi riyals per month, and all facilities will pay 200 Saudi riyals per month.
It is targeted to collect 24 billion Saudi riyals in 2018, from the financial compensation program for expatriate workers.
The financial compensation for expatriate workers in sectors with a lower number of Saudis will be increased to 600 Saudi riyals per month, and in sectors with higher numbers of Saudis to 500 Saudi riyals per month, with each utilities increasing to 300 Saudi riyals per month, and 44 billion riyals will be collected. Saudi.
And in the current year 2022, 800 Saudi riyals will be collected on the numbers of expatriate workers in excess of the numbers of Saudi workers, while the return will be 700 Saudi riyals, for workers that are less than the numbers of Saudi workers in the same sector, provided that 65 billion Saudi riyals will be collected.