How to pay the Iqama fee for a newborn baby?

You need to follow a lengthy procedure apply for iqama of a newborn baby or child delivered outside Saudi Arabia. One of the steps to get the Iqama is to pay the fee of SR 2,000 for the newborn baby born outside Saudi Arabia through SADAD.

First of all, you need to login to your internet banking account. After logging in to your internet banking account, you need to click on the Payments tab given in the banner above and then select “SADAD”. A new page will appear with some other options from where you need to click on “MOI Payments”.

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The next page will appear with so many options and you need to click on “Expatriate Services” to proceed further.

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In the next screen, you need to select “Payment” as “Transaction Type” and “Dependents Entry Visa Fee Collection” as Application Type. Enter the Iqama number of the sponsor of the family (you are the sponsor of your family if they are your dependents) and the number of children for whom you want to process Iqama.

It should be noted that there is no need to pay the Iqama fee if your newborn baby is born in Saudi Arabia as you have to follow a separate procedure.

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A new window will open containing details of the sponsor’s name, Iqama number and the amount of fee. Just press the confirm button if details are accurate.

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Yes, you have paid SR 2,000 fee for Iqama of a newborn baby successfully but the process is not yet complete. You will also have to pay Dependent’s Fee for Newly Born Child as well. 

You can check available funds after given in the Absher account. The dependent fee, as well as the iqama fee for the newborn baby, should be deposited in the Passport Deposit. Normally it appears within 30 minutes of the payment.

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