How to obtain Iqama for newborn?

Procedure to Obtain Iqama for Newborn Baby in Saudi Arabia

Requirements for Obtaining Iqama for Newborn Baby:

  • Birth Certificate for the newborn
  • Baby’s Passport
  • Valid Insurance in the system
  • Payment of Dependent Fee
  • Photographs of the newborn
  • Father’s passport copy
  • Mother’s passport copy
  • Father’s Iqama copy
  • Mother’s Iqama copy
  • Baby’s vaccination card
  • SR 1,000 fine for applications after 12 months of birth (only applicable for babies born in Saudi Arabia)
  • Original Marriage Certificate attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (if applicable)

Additional Requirements for Babies Born Outside Saudi Arabia:

Step 1: Application Process

  1. Log in to your Absher account.
  2. Navigate to the “Services” tab under “My Services”.
  3. Select the “Passports” option, then click on “Tawasul”.
  4. Click on the “New Request” button.
  5. Choose the appropriate service based on the birth location.
  6. Fill in the necessary details and attach the required documents in a single PDF file.

Step 2: Handling Rejection Reasons

  • If rejected, address issues with insurance linkage, attachment problems, or name discrepancies on documents.

Step 3: Printing the Iqama

  1. Upon receiving a notification of request status, log in to your Absher account.
  2. Go to “General Services”, then “Passports”, and select “Tawasul”.
  3. Choose “Inquire for Requests” to check status.
  4. If accepted, visit Jawazat office with necessary documents to obtain the Iqama.

Note Regarding Final Exit without Newborn Iqama:

  • Newborns delivered in Saudi Arabia cannot obtain a final exit visa without an Iqama if both parents hold residency in Saudi Arabia.