How to get Iqama for a newborn baby in Saudi Arabia
In this article, we cover how to get the Iqama for a newborn baby.
No matter whether a child is born inside or outside Saudi Arabia, you need to follow the below procedure to get the Iqama for the newborn baby.
Step 1: Paying the Fees for the Iqama of a newborn baby
Baby born in Saudi Arabia
Dependent Fees only
Baby born outside Saudi Arabia
Dependent Fees and
Iqama Fees SAR 2000/-
Step 2: Uploading the documents for verification on Tawasul on Absher
Baby's Birth Certificate
Payment of Dependent Fees
Father's Passport Photocopy
Mother's Passport Photocopy
Father's Iqama Photocopy
Mother's Iqama Photocopy
If your child was born outside of Saudi Arabia, the following documents are required.
Saudi Visa Copy of the baby with arrival stamp & border number
Payment of SAR 2000/- Iqama charge for the newborn
Polio Immunization Certificate acquired from the hospital
Once you have all the above documents arrange them in the above order and convert them to a PDF.
Note: One PDF for each dependent. Use an online compressor on Google to compress the document to less than 1MB
Login to your Absher Account
Click on the “Services” tab under “My Services”
Select the “Passports” Option
Click on “Tawasul”
On the next page, click on “New Request”
On the next page select the following:
Service: If the child is born inside Saudi Arabia select the below:
Service: If the child is born outside Saudi Arabia select the below :
Request Description: Write the Border Number of the dependent
Attachment: Attach the PDF you have created above.
You can upload only one form at once. If you have twins or more, you need to repeat the above steps for each of your children separately.
You will receive an SMS once the form is submitted with acknowledgment no.
Once verified and approved you will receive another SMS
Login back to Tawasul Services and Print the Approval Acknowledgement.
Step 3: Appointment with Jawazat Office for Iqama Collection
Once you have received the approvals for all your dependents proceed for an Appointment with Jawazat, you can collect all Iqamas for your dependents at once.
Tawasul Approval Letters
Printout of the above PDF
Original Passports of the dependents
Pictures of the Dependents
Appointment with Jawazat Office:
Login to Absher Account
Scroll down and click on “Appointments”
Select the “Passport” Option
Click on the “Proceed to Service” button
Click “Book New Appointment”
Select “Resident Services”
Region: Select the Region
Select the Jawazat Office you want to visit
Select the date and time of the appointment
Click the “Confirm Appointment Details” button
Take the printout of the Appointment Slip
Proceed to the Jawazat office on the scheduled date and time.
Produce all the above documents and collect the Iqamas for your family (shouldn’t take more than 15-20 mins)
Verify all the details on the Iqama and Congrats!
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