In order to get an iqama for your newborn child in Saudi Arabia, first you need to get an Ahwal Madani appointment for the birth certificate. Here is the procedure.
Ahwal Madani appointment through Absher
In order to get a civil affairs appointment;
- Log in to your Absher account https://www.absher.sa/
- Scroll down and click on the “Appointments” button.
- Select the “Civil Affairs” option.
- Click on the “Proceed to Service” button.
- Click on the “Book New Appointment” button.
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- Select the Region.
- Select the Branch of the region.
You can book an Ahwal Madani appointment in any city within the region where your child is born.
On the next screen select the date for the civil affairs appointment.
- Print the Appointment paper.
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There is a Late Birth Registration Fee of SR 50 if you are going to the Ahwal Madani or Civil Affairs office after one month of your child’s birth. Make sure you pay the Late Birth Registration Fee online.