Last updated: 30/3/2020
Programme objectives
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
Institutions and agencies involved
Programme components
Cash transfers
Conditionalities (if any)
Contribution type and amount
Targeted areas
Target groups
Type of benefits
Amount of benefits
Amounts are calculated based on household size (number of members) and economic well-being (income level); all eligible households will receive the first payment before the government implements the new energy price reforms
Payment/delivery frequency
Benefit delivery mechanism
Benefit recipients
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
Since its inception in February 2017, the number of households registered has reached about 3.5 million, with more than 12 million registered individuals, representing more than half of the Saudi population
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
MIS: Citizen’s Account registry system: the Saudi government opened an online registration portal, and participants input and update their information directly (self-declared information); for profile validation, supporting documents may be required
Legal Framework
Population Group