Iqama Red Green and Yellow Status Check 2020 (Nitaqat)

Iqama Red Green and Yellow Status Check 2019

Here I will show you how to check Iqama red green & yellow or platinum 2019. Also Nitqat category of your Sponsor, Kafeel or Company. Iqama red and green status, yellow and platinum are color categories divided by Government of KSA. The system was introduced a couple of years ago. The system can respond to your query either your company or kafeel status is good or bad. It’s all about reputation and Saudization.

Saudization if the most important factor or local and international companies and kafeel. Because more Saudization means the more excellent reputation of the company in the eyes of Government. Moreover, every single expat and Saudis have the full right to know about it.

That is the main reason Saudi Government implement MOL service to let expats and Saudis know who they are working with, and how good they are. So let get to the procedure/steps for how you can find out”Nitaqat status” in KSA.

Check Iqama Red Green Yellow and Platinum

  1. Go to MOL website
  2. Enter your Muqeem card or Iqama card number
  3. Enter the Image (reCAPTCHA) Code “see the image below”
  4. Now click the “View” button
  5. In the results, you will identify Iqama color, Sponsor or kafeel, and Company

Query iqama color MOL Query iqama color MOL red green result

Make sure to double check everything like your ID number etc. Sometimes users do mistakes while in a hurry and they realize the wrong color of their kafeel or sponsor or company. So be patient with that and just double check everything.

What is Iqama Red Green Yellow and Platinum Means?

  1. Iqama color will be Platinum if, the company have a large number of Saudis or Saudization.
  2.  If the MOL shows Green color, it means a company has an average number of Saudization or Saudis. Which is Good.
  3. If your Iqama color is Red Yellow then, it means that your company has a very low number of Saudis. Which is considering not as a good company.
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The above is the quick tour through how you can easily check out your Iqama red, green and yellow color in KSA. Don’t forget to comment below if you have any confusion. Share the article to help others as well.


Check your iqama status red or green, platinum and yellow online in KSA. As an expatriate, it is very important for you to know about the iqama status color. The color is also called Nitqata system. The Nitaqat program is implemented for checking out and know about the current status of your company, kafeel, mosasa. Also how the company is doing either good or bad.

Nowadays it is very easy to check your iqama status red or green online. The government of Saudi Arabia implemented MOL (Ministry of Labor) online service for such queries. So that citizens and non-citizens can find (Saudization) the good or bad status of their kafeel or company or mosasa.

All you need for iqama check red green is your iqama number and stable internet connection on your smartphone or PC/laptop. The video guide is available down below.

Check Iqama Red or Green Status Online

Pick your Iqama or muqeem card, and open your smartphone/PC with a stable internet connection. But you need to ensure first your iqama is not expired. Then follow the below/easy steps:

  1. Visit MOL which is the official site for query Ministry of Labor online services
  2. Enter your Iqama number (as shown in the image below)
  3. Now enter the image code
  4. Click the below “View” button which is “Behes” in the Arabic language
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Iqama status check red green yellow platinum
Iqama status check red green yellow platinum

As soon as you click the view button, the official MOL page will reload and display the following information.

  • You will see your full name in English (capital words of English).
  • Your iqama or muqeem card number.
  • An Iqama color such as red, green, white, platinum, and yellow (refer to the image below).
  • Last but not least, the company status code.

That is all, now that you know about your company, institute, or mosasa, color iqama status color. If the iqama check red green is in red or yellow, then it would be better and the right time to get transfer to another good company. However, if the color is green, white or platinum then you are in a good company. So, there is no need to transfer somewhere else.

What is Iqama Red or Green

The Iqama is your residence permit, legal proof of your living in Saudi Arabia. The red or green, yellow, white and platinum are color categories. The four main categories including all these colors are called Nitaqat. Nitaqat is also called Saudization, which is the quantity of Saudi citizens in a single company and mosasa/institute.

The Nitaqat is a program introduced by the KSA government years ago. Which aims to identify a company or kafeel status via colors either it is good/very good or bad or very bad as per Saudization.

What is Iqama Red Color Category

The red color means the lowest/very low number of Saudi citizens in a company. This means the company is not good anymore and may not provide benefits to its workers. The government doesn’t provide benefits to such companies and mosasas. Such as higher iqama renewal fees, iqama renewal will be late and so on. In such a case, a transfer would be the best decision for an expat to take.

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What is Iqama Green Color Category

Iqama green color means the heigh above the average number of Saudi citizens in a single company/institute. This means the company is good and healthy in terms of providing benefits to its workers/labors. The government does provide lots of benefits to such companies, institutes, and mosasas. Such as low iqama renewal fees, iqama renewal will be quick and so on. In such a case, staying in the company or with kafeel would be a good decision for an expat.

What is Iqama Yellow Color Category

The yellow color status of Iqama means a little low, below the average number of Saudi citizens in one company. That identifies the company is doing good so far and may get a little priority in terms of benefits to its labor/workers. The government may provide some benefits to such companies or institutes and mosasas. Such as a little concession in the iqama renewal fee, iqama renewal will be late but not as red category and so on. Well, expat needs to wait and watch the game and decide after a few months if the company is getting better or not.

What is Iqama Platinum Color Category

A platinum color is one of the best Nitaqat color categories. And show the highest number of Saudi citizens (Saudization). This clearly means the company is best and evergreen in terms of providing more than enough benefits to its workers/labor/management. The government does provide the highest number of benefits to such companies. Such as the lowest iqama renewal fees, iqama renewal will be quick and faster and so on. You definitely need to stay for the long term in these kinds of companies.

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