How to Check Iqama Number and Issuance Status

How to Check Whether a New Iqama Has Been Issued or Not in Saudi Arabia

If you are an expatriate living and working in Saudi Arabia, it is important to have an Iqama document. If you are new to the country, you may be wondering how to check the status of your Iqama issuance and find your Iqama number online. This blog post will provide you with instructions on how to check if your Iqama has been issued or not, as well as how to find your Iqama number using your passport number.

Step-by-Step Guide to Checking Iqama Issuance Status

To check the status of your Iqama issuance, you will only need your border number. Here is a simple process for finding this information:

  1. Go to the Ministry of Labor website (MOL KSA) at
  2. The website will open in Arabic by default, but you can change the language to English or Urdu using the top menu.
  3. Enter your ten-digit border number in the first field. Then, click on the “Date of Birth” field and select your birth date using either the Hijri or Gregorian calendar.
  4. Enter the verification code and click the “Next” button.
How To Check If Your Iqama Has Been Issued Or Not Online

If your Iqama has been issued, the next page will display your Iqama number and other personal information. If the page does not show your Iqama number, it means that your Iqama is still under process and has not been issued yet.


In conclusion, it is important for expatriates living and working in Saudi Arabia to have a valid Iqama document. If you are new to the country or are unsure of the status of your Iqama issuance. It is possible to check the status and find your Iqama number online using the Ministry of Labor website. By following the simple steps outlined in this article, you can quickly and easily verify if your Iqama has been issued or not. And ensure that you are in compliance with the laws and regulations of Saudi Arabia.

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I'm Mohammed Ameen, a blogger passionate about sharing insights and engaging readers with my articles. My commitment is to guide expats with firsthand insights from the Kingdom. Away from my desk, I'm always looking to learn something new.