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Forum: Middle East
Aug 6th 2020, 5:24 am
Replies: 445
Views: 55,918
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Lockdown

Just few updates.

A colleague of mine rang king fahd causeway authority to verify the news of causeway opening to normal traffic. Their response is that its only open to commercial traffic, which...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 7th 2020, 11:17 am
Replies: 455
Views: 41,645
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Covid 19

I was planning on a week's leave to spend with parents in Pakistan around mid March however not sure about all the travel restrictions are in place and which continue to change on a daily basis.
My...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 8th 2019, 10:54 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,247
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Saudi Family Visa - Change to Yellow Slip

just an update, i flew back to Saudi for couple of days to reapply (as discussed above). It was a ball-ache, but at least i was able to leave Saudi with a new yellow slip in my hand, instead of...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 19th 2019, 8:45 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,247
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Saudi Family Visa - Change to Yellow Slip

just an update. I am back in the UK. I applied for the family visa incl. the newborn however Saudi Embassy has confirmed that they can only issue the visa to the newborn if the newborn is included in...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 14th 2019, 1:20 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 775
Posted By Tahir84

Moving Family from UK

hi, i will be moving the family (wife and 3 kids aged 4.5, 2.5, and a newborn) sometime soon from the UK to Saudi.

Of course i will inform the school (of 4.5 year old), but needed to know whether...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 14th 2019, 7:46 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Car advice please

as this thread has become more about what make/model should it be, maybe i can chip in on that too (being the OP :thumbsup:), sorry but i have ruled out Prado long time ago, our company has around 40...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 3rd 2019, 1:10 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By Tahir84

Car advice please

Folks, i have been in the magic kingdom for over 3 months, in Jubail (which is not very exciting i might add). But i think i might survive here for few years (ofc, on the assumption that i don't get...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 7th 2019, 10:02 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,247
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Saudi Family Visa - Change to Yellow Slip

In all the cases that i have seen or heard of, the process of bringing the newborn into KSA without the visa was for the parents (especially mothers) that already had the residence visa (iqama) and...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 13th 2019, 4:38 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,247
Posted By Tahir84

Saudi Family Visa - Change to Yellow Slip

I been in Saudi for 2 months and now thinking to start proceedings to call the family over. Wife is pregnant with our 3rd child and wishes to have the baby in the UK. The due date is early November....
Forum: Middle East
Aug 5th 2019, 6:15 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Getting paid in UK bank Account

Thanks for this info. i actually can see most of these banks are offering 'Online Bank Account opening' which would be interesting indeed. I am desperate for an account so i can get paid (which is...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 5th 2019, 5:06 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Getting paid in UK bank Account

I have been informed that the Iqama has been issued and should be with me in around 2 weeks. They sent me a PDF of 'Muqeem', which has all the information that is meant to be on iqama like...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 5th 2019, 4:55 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,293
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Saudi Council of Engineers - Rejection

Update - they have finally registered me as an 'engineer'. Not sure whether it was the Masters' certificate that did it, as they still have listed my Bachelors' degree in my profile as the highest...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 28th 2019, 10:09 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,293
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Saudi Council of Engineers - Rejection

hi, i already did submit the transcript of BEng at the time of original application.This time, i have submitted MSc and relevant transcript. Now just need to wait, again
Forum: Middle East
Jul 28th 2019, 6:41 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,293
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Saudi Council of Engineers - Rejection

don't they (the government departments) break off for two weeks around 5 August? My hurdle has been the SCE registration, once the registration is complete, i don't think the iqama process will be...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 28th 2019, 6:36 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Getting paid in UK bank Account

aah, i see. Well i am going to ask for it anyway. No harm in asking i guess.
Forum: Middle East
Jul 28th 2019, 6:26 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Getting paid in UK bank Account

thanks both,
is there a law that stops them paying me the salary in cash? For some reason, they don't seem to like it when i asked about this.
I know a few UK guys who be happy to make the transfer...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 28th 2019, 5:40 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By Tahir84

Getting paid in UK bank Account

The process of getting Iqama is not going smooth (not that i was expecting it within 4 weeks) but now its past week 6 and it appears that there will be yet more wait due to Eid holidays. Not having...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 25th 2019, 1:11 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,293
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Saudi Council of Engineers - Rejection

thanks, i was actually hoping to be back in UK with family for eid holidays, how naive. I have given up any hope of receiving iqama before Eid holidays.
Forum: Middle East
Jul 25th 2019, 12:19 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,293
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Saudi Council of Engineers - Rejection

i called SCE customer service, as usual, no english skills, each time i am a given a different reasons such as:
i) Degree not accredited by SCE (this Degree was accepted by IMechE UK who gave me the...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 25th 2019, 11:46 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,293
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Saudi Council of Engineers - Rejection

all i know is that when i was back in UK, they said they will apply for project engineer's visa, which i guess what they did. The degree cert is 'BEng Mechanical Engineering - Hons'. If the change of...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 23rd 2019, 8:22 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,293
Posted By Tahir84

Angry Saudi Council of Engineers - Rejection

I arrived over a month ago as a Senior Engineer in KSA and applied for SCE registration (for Engineering Profession) as part of Iqama process.

My bachelor's degree from University of Bolton (UK)...
Forum: Middle East
May 30th 2019, 2:52 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1,279
Posted By Tahir84

Family Visa for KSA - Requirements

I am due to fly out to KSA in couple of weeks and would like to check what are the current requirements for obtaining family (wife and 2 kids) visa from within KSA. My confusion is regarding the...
Forum: Middle East
May 22nd 2019, 12:13 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 11,611
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Saudi offer

an update - my visa will be stamped by end of this week, i wanted to ask the current requirements for applying the family visa (from KSA). I am aware of the requirement of legalisation (by FCO, UK)...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 30th 2019, 7:56 am
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Tahir84

Re: IN10 and Acro Certificate application

if its 'No live trace', i understand you have to request the full disclosure from ACRO (takes around 30 days). I have already had the full disclosure which has come back as 'No Trace'. Hence the...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 29th 2019, 10:41 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 11,611
Posted By Tahir84

Re: Saudi offer

Thank you both for motivational words, it certainly gives me some confidence going ahead. I have begun the visa process today with their dedicated visa agent based in London.
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