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Iqama (Saudi Arabia)

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Residence permit (رخصة اقامة)
Issued by  Saudi Arabia
Type of document Residence permit
Purpose Identification (for Non-Saudis)

"Iqama" (Arabic: رخصة اقامة) is an Arabic term commonly and officially used in Saudi Arabia for residence permit which is given only to Non-Saudis living in the country. Iqama is issued by Ministry of Interior in Saudi Arabia.

Contents of Iqama[edit | edit source]

Iqama consists of:

  • The person's photo
  • Name (in Arabic and English)
  • Date of Birth (in Gerogerian calendar and Arabic Hijri calendar)
  • Religion
  • Date of expiry of ID
  • ID Number (in English and Arabic)
  • Profession
  • Nationality
  • Sponsor name


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