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Passport and Iqama Validity Requirements for Exit/Re-Entry Visa Issuance

Expat residents in Saudi Arabia need an exit re-entry visa for temporary departure from the kingdom. This type of visa can be obtained electronically through the Absher or Muqeem portals. The Saudi Directorate General of Passports (Jawazat) has specified the minimum passport validity required for …

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How to Report and Replace a Lost Iqama: 2024 Guide

What to Do If Your Iqama Is Lost If you’re an expatriate employee and have lost your Iqama card, it’s important to act swiftly to replace it to avoid any legal issues. Here’s a straightforward guide on how to manage this situation using the Muqeem …

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How to Check Your Iqama Expiry Date Online

5 Methods to Check Your Iqama Expiry in Saudi Arabia Iqama or Muqeem is a residency permit in Saudi Arabia that allows expatriates to live and work in the Kingdom. Therefore, it’s essential to keep track of your Iqama expiration date. In this article, we …

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Saudi Arabia Lifts 3-Year Ban on Exit-Reentry Visa Violators

Saudi Arabia has recently updated a crucial policy, impacting many expatriates. The Kingdom has now lifted the three-year ban on expatriates who couldn’t return before their visas expired. With this change, expatriates who recently left Saudi Arabia on an exit-reentry visa and were unable to …

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How to Change Your Mobile Number on Absher: 3 Easy Ways

Changing Mobile Number in Absher Absher is a digital service offered by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior, enabling users to manage various government tasks like passport, visa, and vehicle services online. This guide will show you how to easily update your registered mobile number or …

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Iqama Issuance and Renewal Fees 2024: Everything You Need to Know

For expatriates residing in Saudi Arabia, understanding the fees and procedure for Iqama issuance and renewal is beneficial, even though it is primarily the responsibility of your employer. This guide provides a comprehensive overview of the Iqama renewal process, detailing necessary fees, insurance requirements, and …

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