Sample Demand Letter for Transfer of Sponsorship

The procedure to transfer sponsorship in Saudi Arabia has already been covered in detail here. Within the boundaries of transfer of sponsorship we are going to base on the demand letter in this article.

The demand letter is a legal writing that your new employer will have to write to your current sponsor requesting the transfer of sponsorship as part of the earlier procedure. A sample of the demand letter is provided below just in case you are not familiar with this letter.

Moreover, it is mandatory that the letter be signed by the new company and the person whose signature is acceptable by the Chamber of Commerce.

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The Truth About Transferring Sponsorship During or After Probation Period, Revealed!

The law provide that an employee be in probation for three months before releasing him or her from the company. On many occasions an employee may need to issue a notice of contract termination, this depending on terms of contract. A fixed contract cannot be terminated unless a mutual agreement is reached by the two parties. Or the employer will have to pay the employee all the salary for the remaining period of time or at least salary for two months, depending on condition of termination.

According to: Article 75 of the Saudi Labor Laws (01/01/1437), In case of an undefined contract the employee is advised to issue a 60 or 30 days’ notice that should be effected in 30 days.

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The Reason Why Most Expats Are Pushing for Saudi Green Cards and Hopes To ’Make it Happen Soon

Saudi green card benefits: A ‘permanent’ card is what any immigrant  would aim for, before deciding to go to any country. Most developed countries like the USA have their green cards such that if anyone is thinking about going to stay in the country for work or permanent residence then they can use it. This green card guaranties safety for the immigrants of their lives and even that of their families.

In Saudi however, in the past years, there has been the use of Iqama (now Muqeem) as a legal document of residence. The procedure of getting Iqama and the way it works was close to that of a green card but did not guarantee the expatriate’s longevity or had limitations to some point. However, things are changing now and news about the introduction and issuance of Saudi Arabia Green Card are spreading far and wide besides being welcomed with great joy and anxiety.

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How to Change the Iqama Photo?

How do you change the Iqama photo? Well, once you have passed the immigration desk in any of immigration department in Saudi Arabia, a photo of you has to be captured, this photo is used in your Iqama, driving license and some many legal document specific to its use. This is also used to confirm one’s identity and originality, changing this photo is one of the services government offices such as Jawazat offers.

For various reasons you may be required to change the picture on the Iqama, this may include facial changes such as development of beards, unappealing picture and many other. In a case of changing your photo you will have to follow the following procedure. The Jawazat offices are the most reliable government facility to acquire your desired Iqama photo.

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30 Iqama Professions That Are Restricted to Saudi Expats in 2016

The most important thing in life is to life is to live happily with a job that can put bread on your table and provide the basic need for the survival of you and your family. The same applies for the expatriates living in Saudi Arabia.

It is apparent that it is virtually impossible to get into Saudi Arabia with your family without having a suitable job or enough income on neither Family Visit Visa nor the Permanent Visa. Although,  it is possible to change the profession on your Iqama if it is not suitable, in order to bring them in the country.

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How to Replace a Lost Iqama…and Its Surprising Penalties?

Iqama is the most essential document for you as an expatriate in Saudi Arabia. The consequences that you could be prone to in case you are caught without your Iqama would be a jail term, a fine or even worse of deportation.

It is a must by the Law that you should carry your original Iqama wherever you go to while you reside here in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

In case you would like to have a look at whatever you would be facing as penalty and fines due to traveling minus your Iqama then read further:

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14 Cards Your Anxious Friends Would Honestly Appreciate

1. A card when you did the ultimate act of betrayal: 

For when you committed the ultimate act of betrayal:

2. A card substituted as coupon:A stack of these very important coupons:

3.Because they need to know that they are great:Because sometimes they need a reminder:

4. The ultimate best invitation he/she will truly appreciate:The best kind of invitation:

5. For making him/her feel anxious by waiting:For inducing the least amount of texting anxiety possible:

6. To help them calm their hyperactive mind:To calm their overactive mind:

7. For not underestimating what they are actually going through in their lives:For not downplaying what they're going through:

8. Because real surprises are certainly not a good idea (and it SUCKS):Because real surprises actually SUCK:

9. When you just can’t say the right words:Some brutally honest condolences:

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17 “Too Real” Graphs of People With Introverted Personality

1. Introverts are people who are shy and quiet. They find it difficult to approach and meet new people:

So many stereotypes, so little time:

2. They don’t want to answer a phone call immediately but they are a great listener which makes them an excellent friend:Why people still insist on calling when they could text is beyond you:

3. You are not an anti-social, you are just being misunderstood:No, you're not antisocial:

4. You love to socialize but, you prefer a more intense conversation:You have the perfect system for socializing:

5. You are cranky sometimes and you find socializing a very tiring activity:You? Cranky? OK, sometimes.

6. You love to go on an adventure:Sometimes you just want to get away:

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