Ministry of Labor & Social Development in Saudi Arabia has given an extension of 6-months of time for companies to pay the Expt Levey (Work Permit Fee). This dealine of 6-months time was given to extend the Expat levy.
This Expat Levy can be paid in 3 installments and as of now the Expat levy is only for Iqama which wer issued or renewed in the year 2018 and not on iqama issued or renewed in 2017.
As per the stats from Ministry the companies have to pay Expat levy as below:
- Companies in which more than 50% of Saudi Nationals works, will pay SR 300 per month in 2018
- Companies in which more than 50% of Expatriates works, pay a expat levy of SR 400 per month in 2018.
In the year 2019 all these fees will be increased to SR 500 & SR 600 respectively and will increase every year by SR100 till 2020.