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|
|September 01, 2021|
|October 01, 2021|
Small – Class A
|November 03, 2021|
Small – Class B
|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?