Payment of Fee for Transfer of Wife’s Sponsorship

We have explained in detail in one article about getting married in Saudi Arabia. Once you got married, you need to get the sponsorship of your wife transferred to your name. The procedure to transfer sponsorship of wife is explained in this link “Transfer of Sponsorship of Wife in Saudi Arabia”. You need to make payment of SR 2,000 to transfer the sponsorship of wife in Saudi Arabia. We have explained below the step by step procedure for the Payment of Fee for Transfer of Wife’s Sponsorship.

Today we will guide you about the procedure to pay Transfer of Wife’s Sponsorship fee using internet banking in Saudi Arabia. We are using Al Rajhi Internet Banking here. However, the procedure for other banks is also the same. You need to login to your internet banking account first.

Now you need to click on the “Payments” and then “Government Payments” tab. A new screen will open from where you need to select “Expatriate Services” as shown in the below screenshot.[irp]

After this, you will have to select “Payment” in Transaction Type and “Transfer Dependent to a New Head of Household” in the Application Type. You will be required to enter the Iqama number at step 3 and then click on the “Proceed” button as shown in the below screenshot.[irp]

A new screen will be opened where details about the iqama holder are mentioned. Make sure that all the details entered are correct. The system will fetch the amount of fee to be paid automatically. If details are correct, just click on the “Confirm” button.  It is important to mention here that fee for the transfer of wife’s sponsorship is always SR 2,000 irrespective of the number of transfers already made.[irp]

Once the amount is paid in the system, you can check on the MOI website that the amount is successfully paid. You can check this by following the instructions given in this link “Check Available Funds under Iqama


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