If you are looking to check iqama renewal procedure then this guide is for you by myiqamastatus.com
How To Renew Iqama
In KSA it’s very important for every expatriate to renew their iqama before its expiry. If the expats failed to renew his iqama before its expiry, then it creates trouble for him on the time of renewal. And the jawazat imposed a fine and penalty on him.
So it’s very necessary to renew it before its expiry and check your iqama expiry status time by time to get rid of facing issues and save yourself from heavy fines and penalties.
We are discussing the renewal of Iqama in detail. So you and your dependents living in Saudi Arabia will not face any issue.
Requirements for Iqama Renewal.
The process is same for everyone for Engineers, Doctors, labor, technician, Driver, nurse or any other occupation. For the process of renewal, you need fee deposit slips and medical test reports slips.
- Payment of iqama Renewal fee.
- Payment of your dependent fee.
- Conducting medical tests.
- Payment of Maktab Amal Fee.
NOTE: The house drivers and maids Iqama renewal fee are ( 600 Riyals) and their medical health insurance fee is (400-500 Riyals) and they don’t need to pay Maktab Amal fee.
Payment of Renewal Fee.
You have to pay SR 650 as a fee of renewal of Iqama.
Payment of Your Dependent Fee.
According to the new rules of Saudi iqama renewal if you have dependents living in Saudi Arabia so you have to pay the dependent fee online. if you don’t have any dependent so you don’t need to pay this fee.
Conducting Medical Tests.
If the Expatriates are from these mentioned countries Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia, Djibouti, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Eritrea have to pass the Medical test of Hiv/Aids test, sight test, cholera, blood test, stool test and provide medical test reports for the renewal process.
Expats From other countries of World don’t need the medical test reports for their renewal.
Payment of Maktab Amal Fee.
The Maktab Amal fee is the labour office fee also we say the work permit fee which is increased from SR 7200 in 2019 to SR 9600 in 2020 you need to pay this for your iqama process.
The Renewal Process
Once you provide the above requirement for your process to your sponsor then he will have login to his muqeem system and press the button to renew iqama.
When your sponsor provides your details to the MOI website for your renewal of Iqama. You will receive a message from MOI when your iqama is renewed.
After the renewal process make a Hard copy (Print you iqama). In case if the validity of your Muqeem Card is for Five years then you don’t need to print your iqama. Otherwise, you have to print a new card.
The Government relation officer of your company take your iqama card from you and give a receipt by which you get your new iqama card within a few days.
The purpose of the receipt given by relation officer to you is for record of your old and new iqama card.
How to check Iqama Renewal ?
Once if you receive a confirmation message from Ministry of Interior that your iqama has been renewed then you don’t need to check Iqama renewal status.
But If you want to check it for your satisfaction you can easily check it through MOI official website by checking iqama expiry date if your iqama expiry date is extended it means your iqama is renewed.
If the expiry date does not extend you need to contact with your sponsor.
Frequently Asked Question – FAQs
The Bank Receipt for Iqama renewal is (SAR 500 for one year and SAR 1000 for two years), for domestic servants the renewal fee is SAR 600 per year
You can renew your iqama before its expiry. You can renew your iqama before 3 months (90 days) before its expiry.
Yes, According to the latest update on the ministry of labor and social development official website, the expatriates can get their final exit with expired iqama but iqama expiry date limit not exceed than 30 days.
Iqama Validity is for One year and it needs to renewed annually.
The Renewal of iqama is not a difficult process. Nowadays the new online procedure makes it very easy for expatriates to renew their iqama. You can even renew your iqama before 90 days of its expiry.