Absher is an online portal offered by the Ministry of Interior in Saudi Arabia. Absher registration enables citizens and residents in Saudi Arabia to access a number of government services online. This article explains how to register with Absher and activate it.
Visit the Absher website: https://absher.sa/
Select English from the top menu
Click on “New User?“
Enter the following details:
- Mobile Number
- Username in English
- Email ID
- Select Preferred Language
Click on “NEXT”
Enter the “Activation Code” received on the mobile number.
Click on the “Register” to complete the registration.
Once the Absher registration is completed, you will have to activate the Absher account. Absher account can be activated through the Absher Self Service Kiosk Machines or by visiting your Nearest Jawazat Branches or through your Bank Accounts.
Absher Activation via Self Service Kiosks
You can find your nearest Absher self-service kiosks by visiting this link: City-wise locations of Absher machine. Absher activation through the Absher machine is explained below.
- Visit your nearest “Absher Self Service Kiosk Machine”
- Select English.
- Enter the “Iqama Number“
- You will be asked to place your “right-hand index finger” on the fingerprint reader
- Repeat the same with the “left-hand index finger“
- Enter your “mobile number“
Enter the Secret Code (OTP) received via SMS and complete the activation.
Absher Account Activation via Jawazat Branch
To activate your Absher account through the Jawazat office, you must make an appointment through the Absher website. Visit the Jawazat office as scheduled and present your User ID and Iqama over the counter to activate your account. Your account will be activated immediately upon verification.
Absher Activation Online through Bank Accounts
Additionally, you can complete Absher activation through your bank accounts as well. Activation can be completed through ATMs, over the phone, via the website, or via the mobile application. The following is a list of the banks and activation methods for Absher that are currently available.
|Bank||ATM||Phone Banking||Website||Mobile App|
|Al Rajhi Bank||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|SNB Al Ahli||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Saudi Investment Bank||✖||✔||✔||✔|
|Banque Saudi Fransi||✖||✖||✔||✖|
How to Activate Absher Account through Online Banking
Absher can be activated online by visiting your bank’s online banking portal. Follow the steps below:
- Launch your online banking.
- Find and select the option “Absher Activation“.
- You will see your personal information like your Iqama number and registered mobile number. Verify it.
- Select “Activate” to complete the Absher activation process.