Ejar Registration is Mandatory to Get Saudi Work Permits

Any rental contract whether it is from your employer accommodation facility to worker or those who get house on rent by themselves have to make Ejar Registration using e-System. If the don’t get register with Ejar System their Work Permit will cancelled.

Moreover for issuance of new work permits employer first need to register the accommodation if it is rental with Ejar System. Renewal of work permits also cannot be entertained without Ijar Registration.

The decision is came from Council of Ministers for Ministry of Labor and Social development to make work permit attach with ijar electronic system. Which means work permit will not renewed or issued without Ejar registration. For More Information about Ejar E-System Visit https://www.ejar.sa/en

Any Housing Rental Contract not registered with ijar system will be considered as void. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman directed the housing ministry to handle and make necessary mechanisms.


The weekly session of the Cabinet, chaired by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman at Al-Yamama Palace in Riyadh, directed the ministry to coordinate with the Ministry of Housing to work out the necessary system.

The housing ministry will build necessary terms and conditions for rental contract for registration with Ejar system.

Ejar electronic system in Saudi Arabia is started its operation in 2014 to regulate conditions for tenancy contract between owner and tenant, describes the rights of landlords and tenants also for real estate agents who gave houses on rents.

Majed Al-Hoqail, minister of housing, said the Cabinet directive will help in regulating the rental market.