2% Increase in Iqama Fee, Cancellation of Extra Fees for Spouse & Children
There are Rumors that Saudi Arabian Government have finally approved and cancelled the additional Fees for Expatraite Housewife (Spounse) and Kids (Children) acommpanying expats in private sector, but they need to pay additional 2% Fee on Iqama (Residence Permit). (Source: Muqem.com)
This seems to be a neutral news of Expatriates as this is both a good as well as bad news for people living in Saudi Arabia.
Shoura Council confirmed this that there will be a slight increase in Iqama Fees, but it is still not confirmed that how much % increase will happen on Iqama Fee. Though we are not sure that if this new is correct or not, which was published on Muqem.com, We want to make sure that we are giving every information to our website Visitors.
July 2017 is the date the expatraites was said to be paying Fees of 100 SAR for every dependent satying along with them and in 2018 it was supposed to be increased to 200 SAR per month and additional increase in 100 SAR every year till 2020.
The source revealed that the new resolution, up 2% from residence tax charge supplied to the public treasury of the state will not tax the residents such as fees that were imposed.