How to write a resignation letter in Saudi Arabia?

You can resign from a job in Saudi Arabia under Article 74, Article 77, or Article 81. We have provided 3 sample resignation letters depending on the scenario you might have to resign in Saudi Arabia.

Contract Completion Resignation Letter

Dear Manager,

I am writing to provide you with my formal notice of resignation from ABC Company. I have really enjoyed working with you and the fabulous team. However, due to some unavoidable circumstances, I have to resign from my position and focus more on my personal life.

Please accept my resignation under Article 74 of Saudi Labor Law with 60 days notice period. My last working day in the ABC company would be Dec 31, 2XX2.

I would appreciate it if you could issue me a final exit/transfer my sponsorship to another employer.

Resignation under Article 81

Dear Manager,

I am writing to provide you with my formal notice of resignation from ABC Company. I have really enjoyed working with you and the fabulous team. However, due to serious safety and health hazards at the site which has not been addressed despite several requests, I am resigning.

Please accept my resignation under Article 81 of Saudi Labor Law with immediate effect.

I would appreciate it if you could issue me a final exit/transfer my sponsorship to another employer.

Resignation under Article 77

If you are resigning without completing your contract, it is resignation under Article 77. However, never mention Article 77 in your resignation letter.

It will your employer the right to deduct salaries for the remaining period of the contract from your End of Service Benefits.

Therefore, while resigning without completing the contract, mention Article 74 in the resignation letter with a 60-day notice period.

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.