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How to Apply for a Driving License in Saudi Arabia

In recent years, Saudi Arabia has taken huge strides in terms of transportation, especially when a decree allowing women to drive was issued a couple of years ago. Indeed, getting around the Kingdom these days is definitely easier and more convenient! ALSO READ: Saudis Post Selfies with Female Drivers Of course, before anything else, you’ll need to [...]

A few weeks ago, Finnish national Laura Alho made history as the first European woman to receive her driving license in the Kingdom. Today, more and more women are taking to the streets of Saudi Arabia, since the driving ban on female drivers was lifted on Sunday. Right before the clock struck midnight on June 24th, women [...]

Starting June 24th, women in Saudi will be officially allowed to drive. Prior to this date, several women have already obtained their driving licenses. These include Laura Alho, a Finnish national and the first European woman to receive her driving license in the Kingdom. Alho is the author behind Blue Abaya, which is described as [...]