The Royal Commission for had received many prizes as a recognition to its efforts in various fields such as:
- Environment Protection
- City Planning
In 1988, The Royal Commission was presented with two awards in recognition of its work on behalf of the environment. One was from Kuwait-based Regional Organization of the Protection of the Maine Environment. The other was the United Nations' Sasakawa Prize, the highest International environment honor.
In 1995, the Jubail Directorate received the Arab Cities Award for Environmental Protection.
In 1998, the Arab League presented Yanbu Directorate with a certificate of honor for its achievements in the field of environmental awareness.