Iqama Procedure for newborn baby outside Saudi Arabia

You need to follow a lengthy procedure apply for iqama of a newborn baby or child delivered outside Saudi Arabia which has been explained below. It is important to mention here that if a child is born inside Saudi Arabia, you need to follow a separate procedure to get his iqama.

  1. Bring him to Saudi Arabia

The first step in the procedure apply for iqama of a newborn baby delivered outside Saudi Arabia is to bring your child to the Kingdom. It means the wife who already has Iqama will have to apply for the passport and visa of the newborn. Here you have two options, you can either apply for a visa for the newborn or get an on arrival visa if both parents have iqama.

  1. Deposit the Fee

The next step in the procedure apply for iqama of a newborn baby delivered outside Saudi Arabia is to pay the Iqama fee and the dependent fee for your child.

If you are registering baby after 12 months of birth, an additional fine of SR 1,000/- will have to be paid as per Article 61 of the Residence Law.  In order to check if your fee has been correctly deposited, follow the guidelines given in this link. Recommended: How to check available funds on Iqama?

  1. Get the Insurance

The next step in the procedure apply for iqama of a newborn baby delivered outside Saudi Arabia is to get the insurance for your child. Ask your company to make insurance using the border number.

  1. Appointment with the Jawazat

The next step in the procedure apply for iqama of a newborn baby delivered outside Saudi Arabia is to take an online appointment with Jawazat. Right now, the online appointment is not needed for the Makkah region. Recommended: How to Book an Appointment with Jawazat for the Iqama of NewBorn Baby?

  1. Required Documents 

The next step in the procedure apply for iqama of a newborn baby delivered outside Saudi Arabia is to arrange the required documents. 

  • Original passport of your newly born baby along with its photocopy
  • 3 photos of your baby make sure at least one picture of your baby must be attached on baby’s filled iqama form.
  • Copy of your Passport
  • Copy of your wife’s passport
  • Original Marriage Certificate duly attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs if your wife is not under your sponsorship.
  • Copy of your Iqama
  • Copy of your wife’s Iqama
  • Fill and submit an Iqama form for the addition of baby under your Iqama. The form must be filled in Arabic.
  • Copies of the pages where border number is written by the Immigration officer or visa is stamped by the Embassy
  • Copy of the insurance card of the baby.
  • Payment proof of SR 2,000 paid through SADAD and the dependent fee paid
  • Birth Certificate issued from your home country.
  • A copy of the polio immunization certificate received from the hospital in your country along with a translated copy in Arabic.
  1. Visit Jawazat

The next step in the procedure apply for iqama of a newborn baby delivered outside Saudi Arabia is to visit the Jawazat office. You need to establish which office to go to do this job as there are many Jawazat offices in the main cities of Saudi Arabia. Once the documents are submitted, the next step is to take the print of the iqama.

  • In Jeddah, you should go to the passport office located in Rehab to get an iqama for the newborn baby. Once you enter in Jawazat gate don't go in the main building, take your left and then right by the side of the building.

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  • In Riyadh, they do not issue resident ID for newborn outside KSA from the Regional passport office situated King Fahd road. This service is only for newborns in KSA at this location

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