Check Iqama Profession Change Status Online

Iqama Check Profession Change Status

In order to check your Iqama profession change status in Saudi Arabia through the Ministry of Labor website, you must have a reference number generated during the profession change request submission process.

Iqama Profession Change Reference Number

The reference number consists of three parts (NUMBER/YEAR/MONTH) (Example: 861271/1440/01). You can obtain this reference number from your sponsor or any other individual who has submitted the application online.

Iqama Profession Change Fee

A fee of SR 1000 is required to change one’s Iqama profession.

How to Check Profession Change Status in Saudi Arabia

Click Here to enter the Ministry of Labor website

Note- This is an Arabic language website. If you want to translate to English or any other language use a translator.

How to Check Profession Change Status in Saudi Arabia

Choose the Profession Change service (خدمة تغيير مهنة) option from the top drop down menu.
Enter your “Application Number”.
Then press the “search” button to get your status: Check Iqama Red Green Status

If your application is approved, you will get a message “تمت موافقة الباحث” which means your application has been approved.

If the application is rejected you will get a message “لم تتم الموافقة” meaning Not Approved.

Once the application is approved, you will have to pay the Profession Change fee of SR 1000 so your sponsor can complete the procedure through his Absher Business account.

Once your sponsor has completed the Absher procedure, you can visit your personal Absher Account to verify the change. Here is how to verify your Profession Change in Absher.

Login to the Absher portal:

Go to Dashboard and find your profession under the Job category

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