This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-94L5M9

Saudi Arabia does not recognise totally online qualifications

in Saudi Arabia

Trade barrier summary

In Saudi Arabia, training qualifications that are 100% online are not recognised by the government or private firms. In order for training qualifications to be recognised by the government or private firms, a blended approach is required where a significant portion of the course (60%) must be held in person.

Sectors affected

  • Education and training



Date reported

13 January 2021

Last updated

25 November 2021

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