3 severe Penalties for Companies that recruits Expat violators in Saudi Arabia
The Ministry of Interior in Saudi Arabia re-announced the 3 penalties set for companies or employers that recruit expatriates who violate the regulations of the Kingdom.
The Saudi Interior Ministry through its official Twitter handle said that, the penalty for employing expats who violate the regulations includes a fine of 100,000 riyals and a ban on recruitment for a period of up to 5 years. You must know it : 14 penalties for which the fine is between 3,000 to 6,000 riyals in Saudi Arabia
– The Ministry further added that, these penalties include imprisonment for the responsible director for a period of up to 1 year, with deportation from the Kingdom after serving the jail term in case the responsible person is an expatriate.
– The authority explained that these penalties also applies to the establishment who left its workers to work for others or to work for their own account, or used other workers, especially in the name of Azad visa or free visa.
– The Saudi Ministry called everyone to support its efforts to curb the violators of residency, work and border security regulations by not employing, sheltering or covering them up, and to call on 911 to report such cases in the regions of Makkah, Riyadh and Eastern Province and to call on 999 for all the rest of the regions of the Kingdom. Trending : Saudi Arabia’s new Transit Visa 12 rules and advantages
Penalty on an Expat worker who work for his own benefit :
– Earlier this, Saudi Jawazat warned expat violators workers who engage in jobs for their own personal benefit, with a penalty fo 50,000 riyals and jail term of 6 months and they will be deported from the Kingdom after serving the imprisonment.
Saudi Arabia is arresting around 15,000 expat violators every week in violations of the Kingdom regulations :
– The inspection campaigns from the Ministry of Interior all over the Kingdom, is arresting around 15,000 expat workers every week, who are illegal and in violations of residency, work and border security regulations. Follow Saudi Expatriates on Telegram