The unified regulations for internal audit units in public institutions issued by Council of Ministers Resolution No. (129) on 4/6/1428 AH Article Two stipulated the goals of the Internal Audit Department as follows:


- Safeguard public funds and property and minimize the cases of fraud.
- Ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial statements and accounting records.
- Ensure the effectiveness and adequacy of administrative and financial operations.
- Comply with the regulations, instructions, policies and plans to achieve the desired objectives.
- The integrity and effectiveness of internal control systems.