Iqama Renewal Fees, Procedure, & Application Form 2020

Iqama Renewal Fees 2020

Iqama Renewal Fees 2020 – Iqama Holder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has to renew his/her iqama every year. But before the renewal of Iqama, you have to follow a certain process and have to pay the Iqama Renewal fees. Officially validity of Iqama is just 1 year and that’s why every expat needs to renew iqama before it getting expired. You might be wondering what is the Iqama Renewal Fees. Read more about Iqama & Check Iqama online.

Hold on, once you go through the entire article you will get to know the Iqama Renewal fees 2020. It is good practice to check the Iqama fees before renewal because since last few years the Iqama fees increased a lot & it also includes now the Health Insurance because according to new rules & regulations of Iqama your Iqama is your Medical insurance.

In this comprehensive guide about Iqama Renewal fees 2020 we are going to discuss each and every aspect of Iqama Renewal. And above all, we will do compare the Iqama Renewal fees of 2018, 2019, and 2020. Through this comparison, we will try to understand how this fee increased to such an extent.

Iqama Renewal Fee 2020

There are 2 scenarios of Iqama Renewal in 2020. And luckily we are going to discuss both of them.

Iqama Renewal Fees 2018, 2019, 2020

Case # 1 – Companies with More Than 50% of Saudi Employees

If your company has more than 50% of Saudi Employees, then you have to follow these rules of Iqama Renewal. And you will be charged Iqama Renewal fees 2020 as described below.

  • Work permit fee: 8400 Riyal
  • Iqama fee: 750 Riyal  
  • Insurance(Avg): 450 Riyal
  • Total Iqama renewal fees 2020: 9600 Riyal

Case # 2 – Companies with less than 50$ Saudi Employees

If your company has more than 50% of Saudi Employees, then you have to follow these rules of Iqama Renewal. And you will be charged Iqama Renewal fees 2020 as described below.

  • Work permit fee: 9600 Riyal
  • Iqama fee: 750 Riyal
  • Insurance(Avg): 450 Riyal
  • Total Iqama Renewal fees 2020: 10800 Riyal

Iqama fees for Wife

In 2020 the government of Saudi Arabia has fixed the Iqama Renewal fees of the wife is 500 Saudi Riyal per year. If any of the expat has a wife with him in KSA he has to pay 500 SAR.

Driver’s Iqama renewal fee

Driver falls under the generic category of employment that’s why the Iqama Renewal fees for Driver in 2020 is the same as we mentioned above.

  • The Iqama Renewal Fees for Driver is 9600 SAR or 10800 SAR.

Fee for Family

According to new rules & regulation, Iqama Renewal fees for dependent is fixed. The Kafeel of the family has to pay 500 SAR per member for iqama renewal every year.

  • The Iqama Renewal fees for a family dependent may vary from school going kids to adults.

Iqama Renewal Fees 2019

As we promised earlier, we will also mention Iqama Renewal fees 2019 in order to make comparison & try to understand why the Iqama Renewal Fees has been increased since last few years.

In 2019 there were also 2 cases.

Case # 1 – Companies with More Than 50% of Saudi Employees

If your company has more than 50% of Saudi Employees, then you have to follow these rules of Iqama Renewal. And you will be charged Iqama Renewal fees 2019 as described below.

  • Work permit fee: 6000 Riyal
  • Iqama fee: 750 Riyal
  • Insurance(Avg): 450 Riyal
  • Total Iqama fee: 7200 Riyal

Case # 2 – Companies with less than 50$ Saudi Employees

If your company has more than 50% of Saudi Employees, then you have to follow these rules of Iqama Renewal. And you will be charged Iqama Renewal fees 2019 as described below.

  • Work permit fee: 7200 Riyal
  • Iqama fees: 750 Riyal
  • Insurance(Avg): 450 Riyal
  • Total fee 2019: 8400 Riyal

Iqama Renewal Fees 2018

Here we are going to deal with the Iqama Renewal Fees 2018. The cases were the same as we mentioned above. If you have more than 50% of Saudi Expats in the company, then you will be charged as mentioned below.

  • Work permit fee: 3600 Riyal
  • Iqama fee: 750 Riyal
  • Insurance(Average): 450 Riyal
  • Total fee: 4800 Riyal

If you have less than 50% of Saudi Expats in the company, then you will be charged as mentioned below.

  • Work permit fee: 4800 Riyal
  • Iqama fees: 750 Riyal
  • Insurance(Average): 450 Riyal
  • Total fees: 6000 Riyal

Conclusion

That’s all about the Iqama Renewal Fees for years 2020, 2019, and 2018. It is very important to keep on checking the Iqama Renewal fees before ever apply for Iqama Renewal.

If you are failed to renew your Iqama on time, then you might face some of the fines. As per new rules, you will face 5 SAR penalty for the first time but after 3 days of Iqama Expiry, you have to pay 1000 SAR as a penalty. & there is no third time. You will be deported back to your country in case you have been caught by the police. So, renew your Iqama 2020 before it getting expired.

Iqama Application for Dependents or Wife

Iqama Application for Wife Dependents

Iqama Application for Wife & Family Dependent – Here comes another useful article for expatriates of KSA. If you want your family resides with you in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, then I Must say that you are very much at the right place. Today in this comprehensive guide about Iqama Application for Wife or Family Dependents we are going to discuss each and every detail of Family Iqama 2020. You will get an answer to your questions related to Iqama for a wife. When I was new in KSA I have questioned a lot to my peers because I really want my family to stay with me & it is your legal right to call your family anywhere in the world not only in KSA.

You will get the answer to the questions

  • What is Family Iqama?
  • How to Apply Family Iqama? Iqama for Wife?
  • What are the required documents?
  • What is the Iqama Application fee for wife?

So, mate if you have any other question related to Iqama then I must say that never ever be shy to ask that. The more you ask the clear the image is. We have open the discussion session at the end of each and every article. Must have a look before proceeding

Iqama Application for Wife

IQAMA APPLICATION FOR WIFE

There is nothing wrong with the saying that man & women are incomplete in Islam without being getting married. Actually not only in Islam but also in all religions. Once you get married husband & wife should stay together. But before living in any other country in the world you must comply with the rules & regulations of that country. Being expat in KSA you must need to apply Iqama for your wife, children, & parents. All in all, you need to apply iqama for all of your dependents.

Are you eligible?

  • Either husband or wife must be living in the KSA under green status company or kafeel.
  • Apply independent iqama if your dependent is above 18 years old else you can become the kafeel of your dependents.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • Two Photographs (Each Family member) attested from the Kafeel or employee’s company.
  • Family Passport (original + copies)
  • Family Visa (original + copies)
  • Your/ Kafeel’s Iqama copy.
  • Medical Clearance invoice
  • Family Iqama Filled

Family Iqama, Wife/DEPENDENTS IQAMA PROCESS

  • Once you landed in the KSA it is necessary for you to go through the medical procedures once again through approved medical labs. Must look at the MOI website to find out the approved labs.
  • You need to submit the medical to the Ministry of the interior.
  • Now you need to download Iqama Application form for Dependents/wife. Fill the form. If you understand Arabic well then fill it yourself else, you can take help from the agents sitting outside the Jawazat office or you can take help from your Arabic friend.
  • Visit the Jawazat office to take the token number & wait there for your turn.
  • Submit all the above-mentioned documents along with the Iqama Application form.
  • It is highly recommended to keep the Orignal documents of your wife, dependents, and yours with you at the time of visit for verification.
  • If Jawazat found nothing is missing, it will take some time & print out your Iqama for Wife instantly.

Download Iqama Application form for the wife/Dependent

finally, here is the last step for you. If you don’t want to navigate to the Abhser or MOI website to download Iqama Application form then here we have the facility for you. You can click on the button shown below to start to download the Iqama Application form for the wife/dependent. In case of any query don’t hesitate to ask. Our team of experts will try to resolve your queries as early as possible.

Iqama Application Process Newborn Baby & Fees 2020

Iqama Application Process Newborn Baby 2020

Welcome to Check Iqama website & a warm welcome to another wonderful piece of information for KSA Expats. Yes, it is about the Iqama Application Process Newborn baby. While going through this article you will find about

  • How to get Iqama for Newborn baby?
  • What is the Iqama Application process for newborn babies in 2020?
  • What is the Iqama Application fees of Newborn Baby Iqama?

Generally, if we think about the whole situation we can easily find that there could be 2 cases. The case in which the newborn baby born in KSA & the second one the baby born outside KSA. In this comprehensive guide, we are going to describe both of them one by one. Let’s have a quick look at them!

Guide to Get Iqama of Newborn baby

Iqama Application Process Newborn Baby 2020

Case # 1 – Baby Born in KSA

Here comes the step by step guide about how to get Iqama for Newborn Baby 2020 if your baby born in KSA hospital. All you need is to follow the guide steps one by one.

  • First of all, you need to get the Birth Certificate of the baby from the hospital.
  • Now you need to book an appointment from the Baby Birth Registration office. You can do this online with the help of Absher Online Portal.
  • Here you need to submit the following documents to get the birth certificate in Arabic which is considered as an official Birth Certificate of the baby.
List of Required Documents
    • Iqama of parents. (Make one copy of both father & mother)
    • Passport of Parents. (Make one copy of both father & mother)
    • Birth Certificate of Baby issued from the hospital.
    • Print out of appointment booked at Absher website.
  • Apply for the Passport of Baby as early as possible from your concerned embassy.
  • Now you have to pay all dependent fees from the time of birth.
  • Now you need to get Jawazat appointment. You can get the Jawazat appointment from the Absher online portal.
List of Required Documents at Jawazat
    • Original & copies of father & mother Iqama.
    • Original & copies of father & mother passport.
    • Original & copies of baby passport.
    • Biometric pictures of the baby.
    • Original & copies of (Hospital) birth certificate & Arabic Birth Certificate.
    • Printout of appointment.
  • Once you are done with the submission of fees & documents at Jawazat. The Jawazat will issue you Iqama of Newborn baby instantly.

Case # 1 – Baby Born outside KSA

If your baby was born in your home country, not in KSA then you have to follow the steps one by one in order to get the Iqama of Newborn baby.

  • Apply for the Passport of Baby as early as possible in your home country.
  • Once you & your baby are in KSA you need to pay 2000 SAR Iqama Fees! If you are late in applying the Iqama of your baby you may get fine of 500 SAR.
  • Now you need to get Jawazat appointment. You can get the Jawazat appointment from the Absher online portal.
List of Required Documents at Jawazat
    • Original & copies of father & mother Iqama.
    • Original & copies of father & mother passport.
    • Original & copies of baby passport.
    • Biometric pictures of the baby.
    • Original & copies of (Hospital) birth certificate & Arabic Birth Certificate.
    • Printout of appointment.
  • Once you are done with the submission of fees & documents at Jawazat. The Jawazat will issue you Iqama of Newborn baby instantly.