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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.

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Citizen, Resident, Individuals
Target audience
1.0 Days(s)
Service duration
Arabic and English
Service provided in
Mobile apps, Portal,
Service channels
Service cost

Customer support

  • 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).
  • The Residency Identity Card will be delivered via the Saudi Post to your address; if you do not have an address, please create one through the Saudi Post website.

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