Document required for Iqama

What is Iqama

New arrivals of Saudi Expat need Iqama. Iqama is Arabic word which mean is Identity Card and iqama have following info about expat.

  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Nationality
  • Date of Birth
  • Issuance Date
  • Iqama Number
  • Job Title
  • Validity Period
  • Employer Name
  • Expiry Date
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What Document required for Iqama

If you are going to apply your Iqama you must have following documents.

  • 4 passport sized, color photos, with a white background
  • Valid Saudi entry visa
  • Valid Passport
  • Bank receipt of Iqama fees for new resident (SAR 500 for 1st year and SAR 1,000 for two years)
  • HRD fee receipt of SAR 150
  • Passport sized photos of the employer
  • Completed Iqama application form
  • Medical check-up reports
  • Fingerprints (biometrics) taken at the airport by the immigration authorities.
  • Medical insurance document

Ministry of Interior introduce a facility of checking online your iqama status iqama expiry date and much

But first you must to be register in Ministry of Interior official website and create your account and in Arabic term this account is called Absher account if you are already member of Absher then follow the bellowing steps  in case of not member you must to register first.

Register in Absher Account

Detail Process to check iqama online.


Moi Iqama expiry  service

This article contain the information about to check  date of expiry of your Iqama and in case you submit your iqama for renewal purpose you can get informed through this service that your iqama is renewed or still in process. For renewing of your iqama you must pay some Jawazat Fees 

Procedure to check Iqama Status

For checking Iqama Expiry date or Checking the status of Iqama red blue green . you should following some steps

  •  open this link
  •  After Open this site you select english language
  •  You see a drop down menu for knowing your ” iqama expiry”  date you must to   Click on Electronic Inquiries from menu
  • A drop down list will be appear
  •   You select Passport from this list
  •   Now you Click on Query Iqama Expiry service
  • New Window will be appear now here you will put your Iqama number, and put image code and click on view button

Jawazat Fee about Iqama 

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