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Changing the Nationality in iqama for Dependent

Kindly advice the procedure, documents and process time required  to change my nationality in my iqama.

Please note that I am a dependent and I currently hold dual nationality.

Reason for change in Nationality is, my country of origin does not permit dual citizenship. As such I need to renounce my citizenship at the soonest.

To do so, I first need to change the nationality in my Iqama first.

Alright here are the steps

1) Go to Jawazat office and tell them you need to change your nationality on Iqama. They will give you a form/letter addressed to police for fingerprints
2) Fill up this form /letter and go to the police station for fingerprinting report. It will take 10-15 days
3) Visit the embassy/consulate you wish to renounce citizenship and get the letter from them that you wish to cancel this so called 3rd world country citizenship because they are not worth it for letting you keep dual nationality (I like to exaggerate)
4) Or skip 3rd step and wait till fingerprint report is back, once everything is clear go to step 3.
5) go back to Jawazat and viola...your said nationality is part of you new Iqama

Hi Hamudi,

Thanks for the reply and the direction given. Appreciate it.

Just to check, did you follow this procedure with success.

Also does that mean we can go directly to the Jawazat office and there is no need for us to go through my spouse company to assist us with the change in Nationality.

Lastly are you able to share how long this process took for you to change the nationality.

Thanks in advance.

Angeline J :

Hi Hamudi,

Thanks for the reply and the direction given. Appreciate it.

Just to check, did you follow this procedure with success.

Also does that mean we can go directly to the Jawazat office and there is no need for us to go through my spouse company to assist us with the change in Nationality.

Lastly are you able to share how long this process took for you to change the nationality.

Thanks in advance.

The procedure was followed by a close friend. It usually takes approx. 20 days, the issue is finger printing, from what I heard it goes to Interpol for verification. No need of your husband's company assistance as they have nothing to do with this unless he's some sort of exec and the company will be obliged to do so.

Hi Hamudi,

Thank you so much for your prompt reply.

I am relieved to hear that it takes about 20 days or so. I was told by the company that it will take anywhere from 3 months to a year. Which meant we could not travel out of the kingdom during this time.

thanks once again.

Hello,
Can you update us on what happened with you? I am about to start the same procedure for my wife.

thanks

Hi ,
What happened with your case ? How long did it take for u to receive ur new iqama.
Please let us know .
I submitted my documents for change of nationality , it's been more than 2o days :

Hi guys,

Could anyone pls update what happend, Angelina or sshaik667?The jawazat are telling me it will take 6-7 months. Pls would really appreciate your help.

Thanks

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