Now Saudi Govt has updated rules so You can check iqama expiry date only with help of Absher. We will explain all the procedure in detail. You can also watch a video at the end of this article which will help you to check your iqama details. You can also check Expiry with help of visa or passport numbers.
To check iqama details or any other details of expats you first need to install Absher. Then you need to follow this procedure.
Iqama expiry checking new method with Absher
write your username password and captcha here and click to login
Now you have entered in the portal so click bellow mentioned arrow.
Click on “query iqama expiry service”
In below fields type your iqama number and captcha code then press view button it will show the expiry date of iqama.
Iqama Expiry on phone:
Now iqama expiry facilities also available for Android and iPhone. Just visit play store and install it. It is easy to check all details related to iqama, Visa, and passport.
What to do if iqama Expires before final Exit?
In this case, you should contact with Kafeel or company they can guide you better. Because it is necessary to have a valid iqama if you are living in KSA as Expat.
If iqama expired how to go exit?
If Iqama has expired then you can not get an exit. If you are in contact with Kafeel or sponsor they can help in this matter. Otherwise, Jail is the only way. You can go to the police station they will send you in jail and after a few days, they will send you back to your country.
What is a penalty on Expiry of iqama?
If the police caught you with an Expired iqama. they will send you to jail. Now you should contact to the sponsor and the Kafeel can renew your Iqama. But if you don’t have contact with sponsor then-Police can send you back to your original country.
What to do if Iqama Expires while on vacation?
you should come back before expiry otherwise govt can stop you at the airport and this situation will create a lot of trouble for you. Your Sponsor can help in this situation. but to keep yourself safe it is best practice to extend iqama before going on vacations.
This video can also help you to check iqama expiry date with a new method in 2019: