Saudi Arabia needs 1,000 Filipino nurses, monthly basic salary starts at P58,000

• Saudi Arabia is hiring 1,000 Filipino nurses
• Basic monthly salary is 4,110 Saudi Riyals or around P58,000
• Applicants will not pay any placement fee as the hiring process is government-to-government

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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) announced that the Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is in need of at least one thousand Filipino nurses.

As per The Filipino Times, the POEA said applicants for the job should be below 45 years old, graduates of Bachelor of Science in Nursing, board passers with Philippine Regulatory Commission license or with Saudi Council Certificate/Prometric passer. A minimum of two years of related experience is also required.

Successful applicants will be given a basic salary of 4,110 Saudi Riyals or around P58,000 with possible yearly salary increases. Other benefits include free food, transportation, and accommodation allowances, and paid annual vacation with free round-trip economy trip.

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Jocelyn Sanchez, Deputy Administrator of POEA, said that applicants will not pay any placement fee because it is a government-to-government hiring.

Nurses who are qualified to apply should register online at POEA’s official website and personally submit the following documents (fastened in a folder) under the heading “MOH RSF No. 180024-A” at the Manpower Registry Division, Window S or T, Ground Floor, Blas F. Ople Bldg. (formerly POEA Bldg.), Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City:

– Detailed résumé with job description
– School credentials, relevant to the position applied for (authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs and/or Commission on Higher Education or notarized, whichever is applicable)
– Employment certificates, relevant to the position applied for
– Valid Passport and  two (2) pieces 2×2 recent picture

Also required is a Certificate of POEA online PEOS (log in to and a printed copy of Worker’s Information Sheet/E-Registration (log in at

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The POEA is urging applicants to submit the requirements starting next week as representatives from Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health will be in the country to conduct job interviews from November 12 to 16.