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Q&A: All you need to know about the Saudi ‘Citizen’s Account’ program

The Saudi ‘Citizen’s Account’ scheme is considered one of the major tools to permit the economic transformation within the Saudi Arabia’s ‘Vision 2030’

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The Saudi ‘Citizen’s Account’ scheme is considered one of the major tools to permit the economic transformation within the Saudi Arabia’s ‘Vision 2030’, the adopted methodology and roadmap for economic and developmental action in the kingdom. Here’s all you need to know about the scheme.

What is the Citizen’s Account?
Through a unified electronic portal, the Saudi Citizen’s Account program is a cash-transfer initiative that will be used to distribute funds across the kingdom efficiently.

Who does it aim to support?
The initiative seeks to support Saudi families by providing direct financial allowances.

Who is eligible?

- Saudi families
- Individuals living independently
- Beneficiaries of social security
- Saudi mothers married to foreigners
- Holders of transport cards.

Registration for the program starts on February 1 through an electronic portal. A virtual calculator will be available for all those eligible to establish the rate of allowances. The program will be tied to the Housing Ministry’s “Ejar Program” to ensure that the subsidies reach the correct people.

How to register?
Registration is completed through an electronic portal, where the scheme’s organizers can also be contacted.

Those eligible are required to create an account and provide the required information about themselves and their dependents, together with the required documents. They will then receive feedback through SMS and any complaints can be made through the e-portal or official social media platforms.