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Reviewed January 2024

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To check your Iqama expiration date, follow these steps:

  • choose your preferred method: the MoL (Ministry of Labor) KSA website or the Absher portal
  • on the chosen platform, enter your Iqama number and other required details
  • follow the steps to find out your Iqama’s expiry date

Every Iqama in Saudi Arabia has a minimum validity of one year and a maximum validity of five years. As an expatriate residing in Saudi Arabia, it is crucial to keep track of your Iqama expiry date. Understanding the implications and procedures of Iqama renewal is essential to maintain your legal status and pursue your activities within the Kingdom.

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Iqama expiry date 2024

Iqama is a residence permit issued to all expat residents in Saudi Arabia by the Ministry of Interior. All expat residents arriving in Saudi Arabia on work and dependent visas must be in possession of a valid Iqama ID since its importance cannot be overstated. Check our article below to know more about Iqama:

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You have the option to check the status and expiration date of your Iqama ID online, either through an Absher account or even without one.

Iqama expiry date check

There are several ways to check your Iqama expiry date online. The methods include platforms such as the MoL (Ministry of Labor) KSA website, the Absher portal and others. Please choose your preferred method and follow the steps thoroughly.

MoL KSA website

You can check your Iqama expiry date through the official Ministry of Labor KSA website. Here is how you can do it:

  1. go to the official MoL gov KSA website 
  2. select your preferred language: English, Arabic, or Urdu
  3. enter your Iqama number
  4. provide your date of birth in either the Gregorian or Hijri calendar format
  5. enter the captcha code, then click on the “Next” button
  6. the screen will then display your Iqama’s expiry date and other relevant information about your residence status in Saudi Arabia

Absher portal

Another method to check your Iqama expiry date is using the Absher portal. Please follow the simple steps below:

  • go to the Absher portal
  • select your preferred language
  • login to your Absher account
  • input the OTP sent to your mobile
  • select the ‘Query Iqama Expiry Service,’ and the expiration date of your Iqama will be displayed

Absher mobile app

If you want to check your Iqama expiry date in a more convenient way, you can download the Absher app. You can download the app from the App Store or Play Store. Please kindly refer to the steps below:

  1. after installing the app on your mobile, log in to your Absher account
  2. tap on “Profile” in the “My Services” section
  3. access your Iqama information by tapping on “My Iqama”
  4. the app will display your Iqama expiry date along with other details about your residence status in Saudi Arabia

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