Muqeem Identity Cards To Supplant Iqama

Expatriates inwards Kingdom of Saudi Arabia volition survive issued novel identity resident cards-Muqeem cards from 14, Oct 2015 (1437 Hijri) instead of the Iqama.


Expats amongst expired Iqama volition survive issued amongst a Muqeem bill of fare which volition survive valid for five years from the issued date

Muqeem card was launched past times the crown prince of Riyadh, Mohammed Bin Naif along amongst the Ministry of Interior too Deputy Premier. The services of issuing too renewing Muqeem cards volition survive online too the Saudi post service volition survive utilized to post service Muqeem cards to the individuals too companies. Earlier the Iqama had to survive renewed on a yearly footing whereas Muqeem volition convey to survive renewed exclusively later five years too at that spot is no alter inwards the fees.
Postal addresses volition non convey to updated or nor create the expats convey to catch the Jawazat to collect their Muqeem cards.
The of import characteristic of Muqeem cards is that they volition survive difficult to forge.
The Muqeem bill of fare volition incorporate the operate permit number, Nationality of the employee, Name of the employer, Photo of the employee, contact number, Date of birth, Religion, operate eligibility
The rules of the Iqama convey non changed; it’s only that the cite has changed from Iqama to Muqeem.
Since the validy of Muqeem bill of fare is five years, it does non convey an kicking the bucket date. However, the employer may/shall renew the employees Muqeem bill of fare through abshir or Muqeem online service.
If the employee doesn’t come upward dorsum to Saudi on the larn out re-entry visa, too then the employee faces a 3 twelvemonth ban too if the employee wants to come upward dorsum too then he/she may create hence later 3 years are completed.
Benefits of Muqeem cards
  1. Muqeem cards tin survive read at banks, checkpoints, institutional places every moment they are made readable past times particular machines that volition survive installed to tape too read information.
  2. This novel electronic bill of fare volition survive a novel stride inwards digitizing the province too volition survive an slowly to travel along a tape of past times the government.
  3. The renewal hassle associated amongst Iqama volition survive reduced past times the introduction of these novel readable cards. 

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