15 Facts About Jawazat Fees, That Must Be Paid By a Saudi Expat

Jawazat is one of the most important immigration offices in Saudi Arabia. National documents such as the iqama and others are applied for and obtained in these offices. Charges are associated with any of the services they offer, where expats are not sure of the exact charges for specific services. Some people complain of those charges since they perceive those charges as free. Consequently, questions are raised on the credibility of paying for such services.

The following are some of the charges you are supposed to incur to be served in any Jawazat office for any of the services they offer.

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How to Pay Iqama or Muqeem Transfer Fee Online?

According to the Saudi Arabian Labor Law it is clearly stated that the responsibility of paying the fee of transfer of sponsorship lies with the new sponsors. Now, the unanswered question that rings in the mind of most expatriates is, how much is the fee for transfer of sponsorship? The precise answers to this question have been summarized in the table below.

Fee for Iqama Transfer Amount (SR)
Fee for First Iqama Transfer SR 2,000
Fee for Second Iqama Transfer SR 4,000
Fee for Third Iqama Transfer and Onwards SR 6,000

However using the Internet Banking in Saudi Arabia I am going to take you through the steps you will have to pass through in order to pay Transfer of Sponsorship. This procedure is more or less similar to that of other companies.

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How to Replace a Lost Iqama…and Its Surprising Penalties?

Iqama is the most essential document for you as an expatriate in Saudi Arabia. The consequences that you could be prone to in case you are caught without your Iqama would be a jail term, a fine or even worse of deportation.

It is a must by the Law that you should carry your original Iqama wherever you go to while you reside here in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

In case you would like to have a look at whatever you would be facing as penalty and fines due to traveling minus your Iqama then read further:

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