There is a very misleading attitude amongst women when it comes to pregnancy, which is only made stronger by the Internet in my opinion. The idea of women being these superhero figures that nurture and grow a baby within their bodies for 9 long months only makes them seem even more mystical. The endless blogs, magazines, books and Instagram accounts praising woman for their ability and strength; while looking radiant and put together has made it near impossible to relate to the REALITY of being pregnant.
If you are a resident or future resident in Saudi Arabia then the world of visa application needs to be made clear to you. To sum up the ordeal of getting a visa we will be discussing 3 main visa types; SINGLE EXIT/RE-ENTRY, MULTIPLE & FINAL. Just so we’re on the same page, all these visa types apply to current iqaama holders in Saudi Arabia and do not apply to people pursuing their travels to Saudi Arabia. You need to be here already for these to apply!
Here are the breakdowns of each visa type:
Many of you will read the title and sigh, thinking seriously they’re talking about dry cleaning. But, all I can say is I should have written this a long time ago considering how helpful the information was when I came across it.
classifieds (which are of no help because they are in Arabic). Sometimes new buildings will advertise on the side of their buildings with big signs but yet again, no use to many of us because they too will be in Arabic. That’s not really the hard part you see, when renting in Saudi Arabia you need to understand that there is a big difference between a furnished and unfurnished apartment/house.