Anyone living in Saudi - how strict are the rules in practice now for couples on an Iqama wanting to live together? Is it possible in a compound to live together unmarried, or still out of the question?

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In a compound it’s fine, you really shouldn’t have an issue for the most part. I knew folks on my compound with girlfriends who mostly lived with them. However Maybe the compound would have trouble registering you both in the same apartment if you’re not married but as a practical matter the managers of the compound and or certainly won’t care.

Just check with the compound. Honestly there’s a good chance you’ll be fine IMO.

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