Renewing Residence Permit (Iqama)

General Directorate of Passports

This service enables the user to renew residence permit (Iqama) for a family member or domestic worker (the person being sponsored) via Absher Platform.

Citizen, Resident, Individuals
Target audience
1.0 Days(s)
Service duration
Mobile apps Portal
Service channels
Service cost
  • Enter the username or ID number and password via Absher Platform.
  • A text message will be sent to the registered mobile number in Absher.
  • You will be directed to the main page of Absher services.
  • Click (e-services) then select (sponsored services).
  • Choose (Renewing Iqama) from the list.
  • Read the service instructions and then click (Next).
  • Select the worker who you want to renew his/her residency permit.
  • Select the period, confirm the accuracy of the entered information, and then click (renew Iqama).
  • Pay the fees for renewing the residence permit and penalty for delay, if any.
  • Pay the traffic violation registered on the domestic worker’s driving license.
  • The domestic worker should have a fingerprint and photo in the passport system, as well as the family member who is over 15 years old.
  • The passport must be valid at the time of renewal.
  • The domestic worker should be in Saudi Arabia.
  • The domestic worker should not be reported as absent from work.
  • More details in the service user manual.

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Last Modified Date: 26/10/2021 - 12:05 PM Saudi Arabia Time


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