The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development obligated all establishments that provide mediation service in the recruitment of domestic workers not to exceed the maximum ceiling for the recruitment of domestic workers from Sri Lanka, as the Ministry set the maximum limit for the recruitment of domestic workers from Sri Lanka to reach 15,000 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 last September the Ministry obliged 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, and from Thailand to 10,000. 10,870 from Kenya, 13,000 from Bangladesh, and 17,288 Saudi riyals from the Philippines, without including the value added tax.
It assures all dealers of 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 for recruitment and provision of labor services, as it will continue to implement this through the Musaned platform.-
This decision comes within the framework of the Ministry’s endeavor to develop services, improve the labor market environment, enhance its attractiveness, and make it keep pace with the global labor markets, and its keenness to review the costs, services provided, and systems according to economic variables, and in a manner appropriate to them.