How to check Iqama profession online?

There are 4 ways to check the status of change in the Iqama profession in Saudi Arabia, as explained below.

Article 38 of Saudi Labor Law forbids employers from employing workmen in a profession other than the one specified in his Iqama.

Iqama profession printed on the card

The job profession is one of the 12 details written on your Iqama, and you can find it on the 8th line of the card, as shown below. This is how government officials figure out your Iqama profession during a raid.

Iqama Mehna

Check Iqama profession – Absher

To check Iqama profession online through Absher;

  • Log in to Absher: 
  • Click on the 3 lines in the upper right corner.
  • Select “Dashboard” from the drop-down menu.
  • On the next page, click on “More Details“.

iqama mehna check through Absher

Here you can find your current Iqama profession under “Job Category.” If you find your new profession here, it is a confirmation of the change in your Iqama profession status.

Check Iqama Profession – Qiwa

You can also check your Iqama profession through Qiwa;

Check Iqama profession through Qiwa

On the next screen, scroll down until you find Your Resume.

  • Click on “Go to your Resume“.
  • You will find your Iqama profession under your name on Qiwa.

Finding your new profession here indicates that your Iqama profession status has been changed.

Check Iqama profession through Qiwa


Iqama Profession – MOFA

The fourth way to check your Iqama profession is through the MOFA website. 

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On the next page, you will be given many options, out of which you need to select;

  • Family Visit Visa Application for Residents.

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On the first page of the application, the system will fetch your details, and you can find the updated Iqama profession under the “Job” tab.

Congratulations if you find your new Iqama profession here. It is a confirmation of the change in your Iqama profession status.

Check Iqama Profession - MOFA

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