Saudi Arabia - Country Commercial Guide
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Includes any websites pertaining to trade regulations, customs, and standards in this country.

Last published date: 2019-10-13

The following include web resources pertaining to trade regulations, customs, and standards related to Saudi Arabia                                             


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Licensing Requirements for Professional Services
In Saudi Arabia, the Ministry of Commerce and Investment (MOCI) has the authority to regulate and license professional services.  Professionals including accountants, auditors, lawyers and legal consultants, architects engineers and engineering consultants, translators and translation bureaus must be licensed by MOCI.  Individuals wishing to obtain a license should possess the prerequisite qualifications and experience and seek the appropriate licensing from the MOCI. A recent legal challenge to the Ministry of Commerce and Investment’s right to license joint venture law offices based on the contention that jurisdiction should properly rest with the Ministry of Justice has resulted in suspension of the issuance of new licenses pending resolution of the jurisdictional issue.