Iqama

How to Read Your Iqama (Residence Permit)

Saudi Arabia’s residence permit is known as Iqama or Muqeem. Iqama needs to be renewed periodically online. Your basic residency information like your residence permit number, issue date, sponsor name and profession is printed on your Iqama card.

Iqama card is in Arabic. If you are not familiar with the language, you can find Iqama information in English at Absher portal.

How to Read Your Iqama

Your Iqama card contains the following information:

IQAMA ISSUE DATE, HOW TO CHECK IQAMA ISSUE DATE
  1. Name in English
  2. Name in Arabic
  3. Iqama Number
  4. Iqama Version
  5. Iqama Issue Place
  6. Iqama Issue Date
  7. Date of Birth
  8. Profession
  9. Nationality
  10. Sponsor Name
  11. Religion
  12. Photo
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