Saudi Recruitment Office: Exam, Interview and Requirements for Saudi Employment

There are several things that I would like to share to you about the application process for Saudi employment through POEA and the Saudi Recruitment Office (SRO). In this post I will focus on the examination and interview phase of acquiring a Saudi employment.

My girlfriend waited for about a month before she received a text message informing her of the scheduled examination and interview at the SRO. You will be informed a week earlier so you still have time to prepare.

The Saudi Recruitment Office (SRO) is a government entity organized by the Ministry of Health (MOH), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). It accepts and processes applications of medical workers for direct deployment exclusively to government hospitals and other medical institutions in KSA.

Saudi Recruitment Office

The Saudi Recruitment office (SRO) is at the 18th floor of BDO tower along Makati Ave. corner Paseo De Roxas in Makati City. From LRT Buendia, ride a Guadalupe bound jeepney and alight at Makati Ave. Landmark is the Petron gasoline station on the left and a Starbucks coffee chain on the right. From Starbucks, you will have to walk a couple of blocks before you can get to the BDO tower which is a gold colored building.

On your scheduled date, be punctual, you have to be there at least 30 minutes before your scheduled examination because you will be required to look for your files (the one that you submitted to POEA) and register.

There is no dress code but just like any other job exam and interview, try to look your best. But remember, Arabs are very conservative people so I would recommend that you do not apply too much make up, a little powder and lip gloss will do.

Applicants will be given an hour to finish the 50 item examination. Right after the exam all those who passed will be interviewed and those who were unsuccessful will be sent home. According to my girlfriend, most of the interviews lasted for about 10-15 minutes and clinical questions will be asked.

You will be informed right away about the result of the interview and a letter of appointment will be offered to you indicating the amount of your monthly salary.

Present the letter of employment along with the medical report form to POEA and attend an initial orientation about the entire process and requirements that you need to accomplish. I would suggest that you start fixing your papers the moment that you received your letter of appointment because you will only be given a month to comply.

In my next post I will discuss the process of authenticating your documents (Red Ribbon) up to the Department of Foreign Affairs.

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1,027 thoughts on “Saudi Recruitment Office: Exam, Interview and Requirements for Saudi Employment

  • August 17, 2012 at 12:32 AM

    anyone who knows when is the next delegation of sro?tnx

  • September 18, 2012 at 4:09 PM

    Hi, i just want to asked if ano ano pong documents ang needed na i submit sa SRO if applying. Nakapag register na po ako sa POEA,. Resume lang po ba will do. Thanks

  • September 18, 2012 at 4:21 PM

    Asked lang po what una kung gawin, mag submit muna sa SRO o sa POEA ng documents, nakapag e-registration na po ako sa POEA

  • September 28, 2012 at 1:25 PM


  • November 5, 2012 at 9:48 PM

    sir/mam my contact number po ba kau?

  • November 16, 2012 at 6:32 PM

    i’m new applicant of sro.

  • November 21, 2012 at 7:17 AM

    hi! newbie here..i just want to ask how to process the saudi embassy authentication of my prometric result..will i just go there and line up? and how about the payment? please shed some light on my queries..thank u…

  • December 11, 2012 at 6:50 PM

    ask ko lang po kung kelan po ang deployment papuntang asir ksi mag 2 mos na po akong antay wala pa rin po akong natatanggap na tx or tawag…

  • January 3, 2013 at 9:54 PM

    hello po! anyone knows how to apply online po sa SRO?thank you & GOD bless:;_

  • February 7, 2013 at 4:29 PM

    ask ko lang po if pedeng diretso na ako sa sro o kailangan s POEA muna?

  • February 15, 2013 at 5:12 PM

    helo po ask ko lang po kelan ulit ang delegation ng nurses for saudi(MOH)tanx!

  • March 16, 2013 at 4:18 PM

    hello ang laki ng problema ko i submitted an application sa poae pero mala s talaga nawala ang celphone ko na yun ang contact no. ko sa poae ano ang dapat gawin ko pls.advice thanks.
    marai rowena mira r.n.

  • April 22, 2013 at 10:39 PM

    Hi sir,madam,isa po ako sa nagbabalak mag apply sa office nyo.galing na po ako sa Madina KSA through IBN _Ameer polyclinic last 2004 to 2006, ang work ko po doon ay assistant dentist at all around nurse narin pag wla kami pasyente sa dental, at galing narin ako ng SAudi_American polyclinic sa jeddah KSA last 2006 to 2008 at nitong last 2010 to 2012 naging office clerk narin ako sa ABU_dabhi .ask ko ang po if magbabakasakali ako mag aply sa office nyo my possible din po ba ako?thank you hoping for your answer.

  • April 24, 2013 at 9:59 PM

    I am Myrna Madaliday a muslim Midwife came from Mindanao,I am searching jobs in a hospital ,and I want to apply in SRO because I want to reach Kingdom of Saudi Arabia soon,thanks and I want answer from the staff of SRO shukran

  • April 30, 2013 at 3:51 PM

    sabi nila wala ng additional 15% ung offer pagdating sa saudi.kasi dati paapirma ng contract my additional na 15% ngayon wala na daw…how sad..

  • April 30, 2013 at 3:54 PM

    how much po per year of experience ang additional sweldo sa moh?

  • May 13, 2013 at 4:58 AM

    Good day sir/mam,

    I would like to inform your good office that my sister is willing to apply and go to your office this month, I work here in KSMC king saud medical city and I ask some recommendation letter from one of the SRO staff here to send email to Philippines.
    We are hoping your good help for my sister.
    Name: Cherry ann Celestino
    Thank you very much…

  • May 16, 2013 at 5:55 PM

    Hi,. ask ko lang po ano yung mga requirements na dapat ipasa sa POEA… dapat ba POEA muna bago magapply sa SRO?

    many thanks and best regards! 😀

  • July 11, 2013 at 12:01 AM

    ask q lang kung cno n ang waiting for their flight sched for kfmc-riyadh

  • September 13, 2013 at 6:26 PM

    Dear Ma’m,
    i already register on your wedsite through POEA recruitment. i apply for X-Ray Technician. sana mapansin niyo ang resume ko tagal na ako naghihintay ng tawag niyo or text lang man.. i want to my distinartion saudi arabia, jeddah or makkah,. Thanks and Best Regards.,

  • October 1, 2013 at 3:52 PM

    may hiring po ba for r.nurse sa al kharj king khalid hospital? thanks po

  • December 4, 2013 at 11:42 AM

    hi guys, ask lng po.. pwde b dumerecho sa sro for application, or need tlga sa poea muna ppunta? thanks

  • January 5, 2014 at 8:49 AM

    is the RN HEALS valid as a work experience when u apply Saudi through POEA?????

  • April 7, 2014 at 9:45 PM

    hi maam and sir i would like to apply as a MEDTECH.

  • April 15, 2014 at 6:06 AM

    Hi. Nandito po ako king abdulaziz specialist hosp taif ngaun. Totoo b ung news n blocked n daw sa sro ang king abdulaziz? Kz uniform plng hndi cla ngprovide. Kmi p ang bumili ng uniform dito. Pki confirm po s sro kng totoo thnx

  • October 31, 2014 at 10:28 AM

    my po kau ng sro..?

  • August 9, 2015 at 3:10 PM

    Hi guys. Sino sino sa inyo natanggap sa SRO August 3-7 2015 delegation?? Update update tau dito ha…. post din kau dito

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