Hire contractors in Saudi Arabia

Hiring contractors in Saudi Arabia? Rippling can help you onboard and pay Saudi Arabian contractors in a single system. In just a few clicks, you can localize onboarding, provision IT and app access, and run payroll for your contractors in Saudi Arabia—while staying compliant with local laws. 

Avg Time to Hiring

Less than 5 minutes



Time Zone

GMT+3 (Riyadh)

Ready to hire a contractor in Saudi Arabia?

Book a 30-minute demo to see how Rippling can help you hire and onboard a contractor in Saudi Arabia in under 90 seconds.

at a glance

Hiring contractors in Saudi Arabia can be a rollercoaster

Hiring contractors in Saudi Arabia can be complex, especially for global companies unfamiliar with Saudi Arabia’s labor laws. You have to classify your contractors, sponsor their visas if they are foreign workers, and, in some cases, obtain a foreign investment license from the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA). But with Rippling, you can rapidly expand your global team while maintaining compliance.

Worry-free Compliance

Avoid misclassifying contractors in Saudi Arabia

Rippling can help you avoid costly misclassification mistakes. Worried that your Saudi Arabian contractors are misclassified? Try our free classification assessment to find out.

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Support your Saudi Arabian contractors right out of the box with Rippling

Simplified Onboarding

Onboard contractors in Saudi Arabia in 90 seconds

Rippling makes it easy to onboard Saudi Arabian contractors. Send out contracts in minutes. In a single onboarding flow, contractors can sign agreements, submit required payroll and KYC information, and even set up their email account or apps—all in a few minutes from their phone.

Global Workforce Management

Seamlessly transition contractors between countries

In the digital nomad era, give your contractors the flexibility to work from anywhere. With Rippling, you can easily transition a contractor from one country to another, without needing to terminate and re-hire them.


Set up and manage your Saudi Arabian contractors’ IT needs

Give contractors access to apps like Google Workspace and Slack with a few clicks—and remove it just as easily at the end of their contracts. You can increase security by enforcing multi-factor authentication and even set up workflows to automatically alert you of any suspicious login activity.

Contractor Compensation

Easily pay Saudi Arabian contractors in SAR

Easily pay contractors in your currency or SAR. And if you need to pay someone off-cycle for a late invoice? You can do that in minutes. Contractor payments are tied to invoices and integrated time-tracking, saving you manual data entry in pay runs and creating a papertrail to protect against misclassification risk.