Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Starts Receiving Applications for Privilege Iqama

Saudi Arabia’s Premium Residency Center starts receiving applications for the Special Privilege Iqama on Sunday through the electronic platform “Saprc” (

The “Saprc” platform is ready to serve residents seeking Special Privilege Iqama. Related: Things to Know About Premium Residency in Saudi Arabia

Applicants can upload all the required documents and complete electronic payment for the Privileged Iqama.

Saudi Arabia offers two types of special residencies, a permanent one for SR 800,000 and one year, but a renewable one for SR 100,000.

Special residency permits offer foreign expats free movement and also permits them to own property and to do business in the kingdom.


Mohammed Ameen is an expatriate blogger who loves sharing his experiences of living and working in the Gulf countries.