Saudi Law

The Starting Date of Professional Verification for all the Saudi Expats

On 7th March 2021, the Ministry of Human Resource and Social Development (HRSD) in co-operation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation launched a program known as “Professional Verification”.

Our frequent website visitors have been enquiring since the launch of above mentioned program about the further details and the mechanism  of it. We hereby, listing below the starting dates of exams along with the category/ size of the company.

Company Sizes and Dates of being required

S.No. Size of Co. No. of Employees Starting Date
1 Giant 3000 or more employees July 01, 2021
2
Large
500-2999 employees
September 01, 2021
3
Medium
50-499 employees
October 01, 2021
4
Small – Class A
6-49 employees
November 03, 2021
5
Small – Class B
1-5 employees
January 02, 2022

Main Aim of the Professional Verification for Saudi Expats

The main aim is to verify that all skilled workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have the required skills to perform the occupation they were recruited against effectively and will include practical and theoretical examinations in the workers’ specialized fields. Read more: Ministry Announces to Conduct Professional Tests for Teachers of Teaching 29 Subjects or More

The “Professional Verification” Program has Two (2) Separate Tracks

One track aims to examine all skilled workers in their countries, in cooperation with selected international examination centers, before their arrival to the Kingdom. While the other track aims to examine existing skilled workers in Saudi Arabia in cooperation with certified local examination centers. Read more: Is There Any Special Rules In The New Labor Reform System For Huroob?

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Source: Qiwa

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