The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in Saudi Arabia reopened recruitment from the Republic of Ethiopia, and added it to its previous decision to oblige all establishments that provide mediation service in the recruitment of domestic workers not to exceed the highest ceiling of costs set by the ministry, according to a statement.
The Ministry has set the maximum limit for recruiting domestic workers from Ethiopia to be 6,900 Saudi riyals, without including the value added tax.
This decision is considered a continuation of the Ministry’s work to organize procedures and price governance in the recruitment market, control and follow up on their implementation to ensure the quality of services provided, as the Ministry obligated licensed companies and offices to set the highest ceiling for a number of nationalities, bringing the maximum limit for the recruitment of domestic workers from Uganda to 9,500, from Thailand 10,000, and from Kenya 10,870, 13,000 from Bangladesh, 17,288 Saudi riyals from the Philippines, 15,000 from Sri Lanka, and 7,500 riyals from Burundi, excluding VAT.
This decision comes within the framework of the Ministry’s endeavor to develop all services, improve the labor market environment and enhance its attractiveness, and its keenness to review the costs, services provided, and systems according to economic variables, and in a manner commensurate with them, as the Ministry stresses to all establishments involved in recruitment the need to adhere to not exceeding the announced price ceiling. To avoid the penalties provided for when violating the activity regulation of the rules of recruitment and provision of labor services, as you will continue to implement this through the “Musaned” platform.