If you’re living in Saudi Arabia as an expat, you might find yourself with several SIM cards for different needs like personal calls, work, or internet access. It’s important to know how many SIM cards are linked to your Iqama to avoid any issues or even legal problems that can arise from having SIM cards registered in your name without your awareness. Luckily, you can easily check the number of SIM cards registered under your Iqama through the CST’s Mutasil portal, and we’ll show you how in this article.
Checking SIMs on Iqama
To find out the number of SIM cards linked to your Iqama, you can use the Mutasil portal by the communications space and technology commission (CST formally CITC). This portal provides two methods to check and is useful for spotting any SIM cards registered without your permission. We’ll explain how to use the CSTs Mutasil portal to see how many SIM cards are linked to your Iqama in this guide.
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Method 1. Using Your Registered Mobile Number
In this method, you will need to provide your personal information, including your Iqama number, date of birth, and the mobile phone number registered under your Iqama. Additionally, you will have to enter a verification code that you will receive on your mobile number. Here’s a step-by-step guide to assist you:
- Go to the Mutasil Individuals portal: https://mutasilind.cst.gov.sa/Arqami/Inquiry
- Select ENGLISH.
- Enter your “Iqama Number” in the Person ID field.
- Then enter your “Date of Birth” in the Birth Date field.
- Select the “Yes” in the “Do you have mobile number” question and enter your Registered Mobile Number.
- Click on the “Inquire” button.
- You will need to enter an OTP received on the registered Mobile Number you provided. Enter the Secret Code and click on “Submit.”
You will see a list of mobile numbers and data SIMs linked to your Iqama in the next window.
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2. Only Using Iqama Number
If you want to check Iqama SIMs without using a mobile number, it is possible. However, this method will only show you the total connections, not the specific numbers. Follow these steps to do so:
- Go to the Mutasil Individuals site: https://mutasilind.cst.gov.sa/Arqami/Inquiry
- Enter your Iqama Number and Date of Birth.
- Select the option “No” to the question “Do you have a mobile number?“.
- Then, click on the “Inquire” button.
You’ll see the number of mobile connections associated with your Iqama number.
Understanding how many SIM cards are registered under your Iqama is important to avoid any complications that may arise due to unauthorized SIMs. By following the methods outlined in this article, you can easily find out the number of SIM cards registered under your Iqama.
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