Issuing a Residence Permit (Iqama)

An e-service enabling the beneficiary to issue a resident identity card (iqama) for a family member or domestic worker who is electronically registered with that beneficiary in the Absher platform.
  • Enter your username and identification number in the Asbher platform.
  • You will receive a text message with an OTP on the mobile number registered in your Absher account.
  • Click on E-services, then select Worker Services. If you would like to issue a residency permit (iqama) for a family member, select Family Member Services.
  • Choose Iqama Issuance from the list.
  • Read and understand the service instruction, then click on Next.
  • Select the worker of family member you wish to issue a residency permit (iqama) for.
  • click Issue.
  • The residency permit (iqama) is delivered via the Saudi Post Office based on the Wasel address. If you do not have a Wasel address, please visit the Saudi Post website to create one.

Service Insights

Service Fee :


Payment method :
Target Audience :

Citizen, Resident

Service Channels :

Mobile apps, Portal,

Service Response Time :

1.0 Days(s)

Service Level Agreement :

Customer Support

Office Locations :
View locations
Customer Support Hours :
07:30 AM - 02:30 PM
For compliant, help, abuse :
Complementary Content