Kafeel is actually your sponsor, might be an individual or a company/mosasa. The word “Kafeel” or “Kafil” means a sponsor, a responsible person for you and have lot of authorities. Before checking the kafeel red and green status, it is important to know the sponsor ID first. There are several ways to find out the sponsor ID or name in Saudi Arabia. (Video guide available below).
The simple and easiest way is to ask your sponsor or the HR office. Why do you need to ask them first? Because you have the full right to ask them. Alternatively, you can go to your MOI Absher account, if you have not created one, make one here. Then go E-Services, Unders expats affairs click on family visa services, a new page will open. There at the end, you will be able to see your sponsor’s full details.
So now that you know your sponsor ID or name, you can find out or check Kafeel red or green status. Not just Kafil but Mosasa, iqama check institute, or company red or green as well. Do you know what is red or green or Nitaqat colors? Well, let me explain it below. (2018, 2019)
What are the Nitaqat Colors?
The Nitaqat system was introduced in 2011 by MOL (Ministry of Labors). The colors such as red, green, yellow and platinum are categories of Saudization. Saudization means the number of Saudi citizens. Red color means, lowest saudization, green means average saudization, yellow means low and platinum means the highest numbers number of Saudi citizens in a company, mosasa, institute, or Kafeel.
Now that you know your sponsor ID and Nitaqat system. Let’s go ahead and check Kafeel, Mosasa, Institute, company red or green.
Check Kafeel Red or Green:
- Go to the MOL (Ministry of Labor) official website.
- Put your “Iqama” ID number.
- Put the “image code” (CAPTCHA) in the box
- Click the “Enter” button in Arabic it’s “BEHIS”.
A new will open when you click on the “Enter” button and will display your Kafeel red or green color. You can the same query for checking out a red/green status of the company, or mosasa as well.
However, if the status color is “Green” then you are good to go. But if it is “Red” then it is just to change the sponsor or company. Because low Saudization means low benefits.
Check of Mosasa, Kafeel, Institute or Company Red or Green
In order to find out the color red, green, yellow, and platinum of a company, sponsor, mosasa or institute. All you need is to go to the MOL (Ministry of Labor) official website. Put your Iqama ID number in the box, put CAPTCHA code in the box, and hit enter.
For your information, if you are changing the company or kafeel while they are in the “Red” category. Then there is no need for there permission. Just talk with another company and they will prepare the documents for your transfer right away. They will let you know once everything is ready and then you can simply transfer from one kafeel, or company or another one.