How to change religion on Iqama?

The 10th line on Iqama is about the religion where it is written if you are a Muslim or a Non-Muslim. We have explained the process to change the religion in Iqama.

Why should you change it?

The religion on your Iqama determines if you can enter the two holy cities of Saudi Arabia namely Makkah and Madina. It is important to mention here that Non-Muslims cannot enter these two holy cities.

How to change religion on Iqama?

Apply for the change

In case the religion is written by mistake or if you have embraced Islam after entering Saudi Arabia, you need to change the religion on Iqama. The GRO of your company will have to;

  • Book Jawazat Appointment with the option Resident Services.
  • Fill out the following form to change Iqama information. 
  • Point 9: تغيير الدين على الإقامة
  • Point 10: غير زلك /غير مسلم
  • Point 11: اسلام
  • Submit it to Jawazat.
  • How to change the name on Iqama?

How to change religion on Iqama?

Get the print of the iqama

After submitting the form to Jawazat, the officer might ask you some questions if you have converted to Islam recently or may congratulate you.

Soon he will ask you to get the print of the new Iqama from another window with the changed religion.

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.