Saudi Arabia – Labour Market Test Duration Increased

Saudi Arabia –

The Ministry of Labor in Saudi Arabia introduced the labour market test last year for companies apply for new block visas.   Previously, the labour market test was required to be posted for 14 days, however, a new requirement effective immediately requires the labour market period to be posted for at least 45 days.  The increase in the duration is due to protect the Saudi local workforce.

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