If you have lost your Saudi Iqama or residential permit , then to answer his query of which department he has to move and what next he has to perform, The Passport Department (Saudi Jawazat) made an official statement on Twitter. According to the News website, you have to pay the replacement fee of a 1,000 rivals along with different legal proceedings.
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What are the steps to be taken to avoid any mess?
According to the Saudi Jawazat following nine (9) steps should be taken by the Saudi expats if they lose their Saudi Iqama or any mishap steals it. They are,
1 — Saudi expat has to file a missing report in any branch of the Saudi Jawazat office or police.
2 — The Saudi expat has to get a letter from his sponsor/ employer, explaining where and how Saudi Iqama lost.
3 — The Saudi expat’s original passport should be submitted.
4 — If there is a copy of Saudi Iqama, it should be submitted as well.
5 — Fill out the form obtained from the Saudi Jawazat office or website.
6 — The admission form must be filled out.
7 — In case the term of admission is one year or less, a fee of 500 riyals will have to be paid.
8 — Saudi expat has to attach two fresh pictures.
9 — A fine of SR.i,000 is to be paid for missing the Saudi Iqama.