Issuing a Residence Permit (Iqama) - Absher Business

General Directorate of Passports

This service allows institutions to issue residence permits (Iqama) for their employees through the Absher Business platform.

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1.0 Days(s)
Service duration
Kiosks Mobile apps Portal
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Customer support

  • Log in to the Absher Business platform.
  • Choose (Absher Business).
  • Choose (My Business Services), then Service (Issuing a Residence Permit (Iqama)).
  • Choose the activity, then the worker for whom you want to issue a residence permit, and then choose (Next).
  • Enter the worker's data correctly, and agree to the terms and conditions.
  • Confirm the worker's data if it is correct by selecting (Confirm).
  • If the data is confirmed, the residence permit will be issued successfully.
  • The presence of the worker inside the territory of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Pay the residence issuance fees and the delay fine, if any.
  • Pay the traffic fines.
  • Register and pass the medical examination for the worker in the approved medical centers.
  • Provide medical insurance for the worker and his family members if they are with him.
  • Validity of the worker's passport.
  • The worker must not be registered in the system as "Absent from work".
  • The worker must have a work permit for some of the required jobs.

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