Nitaqat is a Saudization program. As per the Nitaqat program, every company in the private sector has to employ a certain percentage of Saudi citizens. The Nitaqat program classifies the country’s private firms into different categories on the basis of Saudization: Platinum, High Green, Mid Green, Low Green and Red. You can check your employer nitaqat color category or “Iqama Red Green” status by visiting the Ministry of Labor “MOL KSA” website.
Procedure to check Iqama color status on MOL KSA website
Nitaqat color status You may check on the MOL KSA website using one of the following ID numbers:
- Iqama Number
- Passport Number
- Border Number
Below is the Step-by-Step Procedure on how to check “Iqama red green” color status,
Visit the Ministry of Labor website from the link below,
Enter the IQAMA NUMBER or BORDER NUMBER or PASSPORT NUMBER in the middle column (as indicated in the screenshot).
Enter the Captcha image code.
Then press the button below (see image above).
In the next window, you will be able to see the following details:
- Your Full Name
- Work Permit Number
- Employment Status (Currently working or absent from work)
- Iqama Color Status
- Establishment / Company Legal Status