Nitaqat and Color Categories
Nitaqat is a Saudization program. As per the 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 the number of Saudis employed: Platinum, High Green, Mid Green, Low Green, and Red. You can check your establishment’s or employer’s nitaqat color category (Iqama Red Green status) by visiting the Ministry of Labor’s (MOL KSA) website.
How To Check Iqama Color Status on MOL KSA Website
Nitaqat color status can be checked on the MOL KSA website using one of the following ID numbers:
Here is how to check the “Iqama red-green” status.
- Go to MOL website: https://mol.gov.sa/Services/Inquiry/NonSaudiEmpInquiry.aspx
- Enter your “IQAMA NUMBER” or “BORDER NUMBER” or “PASSPORT NUMBER.”
- Input the “image code”.
- Click on the search button (green button).
In the next window, you will be able to see the following details: