Saudi Arabia allows children of illegal residents to enrol in schools


The Ministry of Education announced on Tuesday that the children of foreigners residing in Saudi Arabia illegally will be allowed to enrol in schools during the new academic year.

The ministry stated that schools should provide the parents of children residing illegally in the Kingdom with admission forms and direct them to contact the offices of the emirates of the regions where they are residing to complete the necessary procedures. The duly filled-up admission forms after being approved by the emirate shall be submitted to the concerned school authorities to complete the enrollment process.

The ministry has directed the education departments all over the Kingdom to provide the General Administration of Evaluation and Admission with a monthly statistical report about the number of students who are enrolled in each educational district.

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