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HOW TO CHANGE IQAMA OR VISA PROFESSION IN SAUDI ARABIA

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Today we are sharing the way of changing Iqama or Visa Profession in Saudi Arabia. Let you know there is necessity for people to change their Iqama/Visa profession whose profession is different from their work. What are things that people don’t know about is its illegal to work different from your Iqama profession. Similarly, Saudi officials (Jawazat) office can raid anytime at any company so, if you caught in this case. Jawazat officials can detain you in Saudi Arabia.

CHANGE IQAMA OR VISA PROFESSION IN SAUDI ARABIA

Before requesting for changing Iqama or Visa profession make sure you have checkout benefited professions. This is how you can perfectly choose the profession that matches your work as well. Through these prominent and benefited professions , you can invite your families for visit or permanent etc.

Requirements for change of Muqeem profession in Saudi Arabia

These are some requirements for changing Muqeem Profession in Saudi Arabia that you need to follow.

  1. Firstly, get attested your higher education certificates from Saudi Embassy and Saudi culture of your home country as well.
  2. Also have a look on Saudi Embassy procedure of attestation of certificates.
  3. Make sure that your attested degree certificates should matches your Iqama that you’re applying for. Don’t miss to checkout how to check your Muqeem Profession.
  4. In order to change Profession in HRD dept of your company will required SR 1000/- from you to change the Muqeem Profession.
  5. Your Iqama can be reject if your Iqama profession is lower (Driver, Helper, Labor) as compared to these benefited professions list.

Reasons for Rejecting profession change on your Iqama / Visa

Here are some reasons for which your changing profession request will be reject by Saudi Authorities.

  1. If you have a lower side profile Iqama Profession such as Driver, Labor, Helper etc.
  2. Traffic violation against you or your sponsor will be in result of rejecting profession change. Also you should checkout your Traffic violation status on your Iqama through MOI (Minister of Interior) site online.
  3. If you are unable to pay sufficient Fees for changing Iqama Profession.
  4. In any case, if minister of labor did not approve your request.
  5. Helper, Driver, Labor for home on individual or domestic visa will never be able to change their Profession.
  6. In case of expiry of your Iqama. Checkout your Iqama status through MOI site.
  7. Employee run away from Employer status on Iqama. How can you remove illegal Huroob in Saudi Arabia.
  8. If you applied already for your Iqama and waiting for its receiving. Also follow this article about checkout profession change status.

Read More: HOW TO CHECK THE STATUS OF PROFESSION CHANGE OF YOUR IQAMA

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