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How to get 1st Iqama for your Family- Latest procedure 2017

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Hi Guys,

Today i got Iqama for my wife. I am sharing my experience, it may help you if you are going to apply for first Iqama for your family.

Documents Requirements:

1-IQama Form. Can get online and filled it with help of Arabic friend. Attached 02 pics of your wife and get it stamped one of them from your company. There is also other place on form where you need company stamp in front of your Details. (as a sponsor).  Put your details as a sponsor not company as your will be Kafeel of your family. Pics in white back ground.

2- Family Passport Copy. ( Take original passport also)

3-Family Visa page copy

4-Your Iqama copy. (Take Original also)

5-Medical Clearance copy (Take original also)

Location for Riyadh:

I was told to go in Jawazat office on King Fahad Road. But they are not issuing Iqamas, they refereed me to go in Azizia Branch. This branch is located in side of Saptaco Bus Station. You need to go there and show your documents, with in 05 minutes they will issue IQAMA. Check details on iqama, it anything wrong you can ask them to print again with correction

Fees:

No Fees

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Faraz048 Member
Member since 18 November 2016
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
19 Comments
roopesh91
roopesh91
3 weeks ago

Hi all, I'd like to update everyone on my experience in getting my wife's new Iqama issued today. She had landed on the family visa a few days ago, The above thread was helpful in getting the documents in order. 1. I tried paying the Iqama issuance fee, 500 SAR through my bank with her Border Number. It was debited from my account but was not shown on my Abhser Available funds even after 48hours and so was not able to proceed with Iqama issuance process on Abhser even though her details were shown as my sponsoree. 2. I had my company HR upload my Wife's details for addition and issuance of Medical Insurance. 3. I carried the Iqama issuance form, with one Picture stamped by company in two places with all the relevant data filled in arabic. 4. Also carried the original medical test report even though I received a notification saying it was updated in the government system. 5. I also attached her Passport copy, her visa page copy, my iqama copy and a copy of the medical report. 6. I went to the Passport office on the first floor inside the SAPTCO, Aziziyah. Be careful to park properly in the nearby areas either near NESTO or on the opposite street and walk a short distance. Muroor are ready to snap pictures of your vehicles to fine you for wrong parking. 7. I had the taken the token inside the office and waited my turn. Went to one of the two available officers who took the application form and the copies in addition to my iqama. 8. He then entered my details onto the system and wrote 510SAR on the sheet and asked me to pay the same downstairs and come back to him. There was a passport services booth who i believe are agents who pay for additional commision. I was asked 510 30 SAR to complete the payment. 9. After payment, I proceeded back to the upstairs office, submitted my documents again and received my wife's iqama in 10 minutes. Overall, I wasn't familiar of the 510 SAR payment as i couldn't find the same on my Bank page. Everywhere I had read that there is no payment required for the issuance of iqama but I was asked to pay 510 SAR to proceed, Any idea if this is a newly implemented fee? Thanks.

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vivek.roy
vivek.roy
last week

Hi Roopesh, Could you get your refund of SR 500 through Absher. Regards Vivek

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roopesh91
roopesh91
last week

Hi Vivek, Yes, I did receive the refund of the SAR 500 i paid through my bank by claiming refund option. It was credited back to my account the day after I raised the refund request. Regards, Roopesh

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Zohaib Gulzar Qureshi
Zohaib Gulzar Qureshi
3 months ago

Dear Shababs, i need help about to get 1st Iqamah of my wife, actually i applied already with the jawazat form but there is an issue, medical insurance not updated on their system, thats why they reject my application, what should i do now?

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Mumtazkhan99
Mumtazkhan99
3 months ago

Dear friends i need your kind help, my family already reached i also submit a app form for my family insurance to my company HR they sign and stamped, i also did family medical test but only worried, should i go to jawazat to get my iqama or need to wait for some confirmation, your kind help and advise will be highly appreciated.

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khadir.soni
khadir.soni
4 months ago

What is the working hours of Jawazat Aziziya Branch?

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D chris ldec
D chris ldec
4 months ago

Hi guys, please tell me the exact address of jawasat aziziyah branch. I am new here in Riyadh and I need to go there. Thanks in advance.

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ahmeds08
ahmeds08
4 months ago

There is SAPTCO bus station in Aziziyah.The jawazat office is located inside the SAPTCO bus station on the first floor.

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