Naqal Maloomat: How to Update Your Passport in Absher

By Mohammed Ameen

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Naqal Maloomat, Update Passport Information on Absher

Naqal Maloomat

Naqal Maloomat is a term generally used for updating renewed passport information on the Jawazat system in Saudi Arabia. Previously, it was necessary to visit the Jawazat office in person to perform this update. However, now it can be done online through the Absher platform. Using this online method, both workers and their dependents can update their passport information, and the process is detailedly explained in this article.

Conditions for Updating Passport Information on Absher

  • Your passport information can only be updated through Absher once every five years.
  • Previous passport with more than 12 months of validity remaining cannot be updated on Absher.
  • If you have outstanding traffic fines, you need to settle them first, to perform your naqal maloomat.

Absher Passport Update Guidelines for Various Categories

Here are the guidelines for updating passport information on Absher for different categories.

  • Foreign investors can update their passport details on Absher by themselves.
  • Foreign workers need their Sponsor or Authorized Agent to update their passport details through Absher.
  • Dependents of expatriate workers (family members) can have their passport information updated by the head of household (father or husband) on Absher.

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How to Update New Passport in Absher (Naqal Maloomat Procedure)

You can update your passport information on Absher using either the Absher app or the Absher portal. Here are the steps to follow if you choose to update your passport information through the Absher portal.

  • Go to the Absher portal:
  • Select “Individuals”.
  • Select English from the top of the page.
  • Log in with your username and password
  • Go to eServices > Passports > Update Resident Passport Information
  • Select the individual’s name.

Then enter the following details

  • Passport Update Type
  • New Passport Number
  • Optical Character Recognition (see above screenshot)
  • New Passport Issue Date
  • New Passport Expiry Date
  • New Passport Issuance Country
  • New Passport Issuance City

Once you enter all the above information, click the “Submit” button.

That’s it! Once the update process is complete, your updated passport information will appear in your profile on the Absher website.

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