The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) and the Ministry of Labor and Social Development issued an announcement to this effect on Friday.

The move aims to raise competitiveness in the recruitment sector, offer wide-ranging options for clients, develop the sector by benefiting from international experience and improve services, the ministry said in a statement.

According to the ministry, foreign recruitment agency must have at least three-year experience in the field of hiring and recruiting domestic workers and have a website.