How to Correct Names on Iqama

How to Correct Names on Iqama

You can correct the name written on Iqama if it is different from writing on your passport. Sometimes, there will be mismatches in English and Arabic names written on Iqama.

Here is the procedure to change or correct names on Iqama.

Changing English Names on Iqama

Changing the English Name on Iqama is an easy process. Your sponsor can do it online or by visiting a Jawazat office.

Changing Arabic Names on Iqama

Changing the Arabic name on Iqama is a bit lengthy procedure. First, you will have to fill up a form in Arabic and sign it. Then, you will need to send it to Jawazat with supporting documents with your company representative or Agent. They will verify and process it.

Also Read: How to Check Iqama Expiry Date


Mohammed Ameen is the author behind KSAExpats.com. With a decade of experience in Saudi Arabia and a Master's in Business Administration, he shares practical tips and insights on expat life in the Kingdom.
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