The first and most important thing that expats need to know is that Saudis do not date. Although the Kingdom is opening up in many ways – for example allowing music, movies, and theaters, which enables more public mixing than before – dating, sex, and romance remain taboo.
Can an expat marry a Saudi?
The Saudi government does allow Non-Saudi men/women living abroad to visit Saudi Arabia for marriage to a Saudi national. Likewise, the ministry does not allow polygamy for non-Saudi residents. A non-Saudi man cannot marry a Saudi woman if he already has a first wife.
Can female expats work in Saudi Arabia?
According to Saudi Arabias labour law, women are allowed to work in the Kingdom but their office needs to meet specific criteria: There must be separate bathrooms for men and women, security system and private lunch rooms for women where they can pray as well.
Can u drink in Saudi Arabia?
As with drugs, there is a prohibition on the manufacture, sale, possession, and consumption of alcohol in Saudi Arabia. Drinking is punishable by public flogging, fines, or lengthy imprisonment, accompanied by deportation in certain cases.