How to Read Iqama

The Residence permit of Saudi Arabia is popularly known as Iqama. Iqama or Muqeem Card is being issued by the Ministry of Interior in Saudi Arabia. The Iqama is issuing for 5 years and is required to be renewed every year online.

Everything is written on Iqama in Arabic. It is difficult to read iqama for a person who doesn’t have basic knowledge of the Arabic language. However nowadays all Iqama information’s are available online through Absher.

Expiry date will not be mentioned on newly issued Iqama’s.

Information on Iqama

Iqama Contains Following Information,

  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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