Iqama Check Kafeel Name – Saudi Arabia

Learn how to iqama check kafeel name in KSA following different methods. There is a number of procedures to know about your sponsor/kafeel name and ID details in Saudi Arabia. All you need is a valid iqama number. The official online tools such as MOL and MOI etc, allows all expats to check the iqama status of kafeel name and other ID-related details.

I will show you iqama check kafeel name status in English. But the popular official websites (for the query of kafeel ID and origin in English) are in the Arabic language. Which is the main reason expatriates are having difficulties. However, on the same websites, the Egnlish version is also available. The video guide is also available below.

What is Iqama Check Kafeel Name in Saudi Arabia?

It is one of the most common and popular terms using expatriates living in Saudi Arabia. So that they know the procedure of checking their sponsor name and Id etc by Iqama number online.

Both MOI (Ministry of Interior) and MOL (Ministry of Labor) has official online tools. These tool helps expatriates and citizens to make a search for different kind of e-Services and find relevant information. So it is the one included.

Check Kafeel Name on Iqama – Method 1

If you are a new expat and don’t have an Iqama ID card. Then you should skip this method and follow the below ones. But if you have already an Iqama which is also known Muqeem card. You can easily find your sponsor details on our Iqama ID offline. The following is the easiest method.

Just pick your iqama id card and have a look at the front side of it. You should see the last line on your iqama id (Saheb-e-Amal), next to (Saheb-e-Amal), there is your sponsor/Kafeel/employer name. See the below picture with an example.

Check Kafeel Name on Iqama ID

Iqama Check Kafeel Name Through MOL

MOL one the best online portal by the Ministry of Labor in Saudi Arabia. It allows expats to query their company, kafeel or mosasa Nitqata status as well as employer details.

Still, the worst thing is, the MOL online portal is the Arabic language only. But don’t worry I will guide you, so won’t face any troubles. Please follow the simple steps.

  1. Visit MOL official online portal (وزارة العمل)
  2. Select the “نقل خدمة عامل وافد” from the drop-down list. It means “Transfer Request Inquiry”. Don’t worry this inquiry will lead us to our employer name.
  3. Check the round radion option right to “Iqama number in Arabic”
  4. Enter Iqama number
  5. Enter the image code
  6. Click the “Bihes” option “بحث”. See the screenshot below
  7. The page will reload you will immediately see your Kafeel name is highlighted in red color below.

MOL Kafeel Name Inquiry

Query sponsor name via MOL

Finally your sponsor name through MOL

Iqama Check Kafeel Name Through MOI

MOI online portal by Ministry of Interior allows all expatriates living in KSA to query their employer names. But before that, you must have a registered Absher account and it is important to activate your Absher account. Skip the account registration and activate process if you already have one. Simply follow the below steps.

  1. Login to your MOI Absher account
  2. Click on “My Dashboard” option at the top
  3. Now click on “More Details” under personal info in your account
  4. You will see your sponsor name and ID both there. Check the screenshot below

Query sponsor name via MOI

Finally your sponsor name through MOI

Check Kafeel Name Through Your HR Office

Are you working in a company or mosasa? If yes then skip all the above procedures and visit your company’s HR office. Ask for the HR responsible person and meet him. Then humbly ask him for the kafeel name.

There is no reason he may reject your request. But if he is, then go ahead follow any of the above methods. I will suggest you go for MOI procedure. Because it is in English you will understand better rather than the Arabic language on MOL.


Check Your Kafeel Name Through Agency

A lot of people are curious before or after visiting Saudi Arabia to know about their employer name or company name. In that case, you can follow the below procedure.

  1. You must know the Agency or traveler responsible for your Visa right? Just try to arrange a meeting with him/her
  2. Keep in mind that do this process before or after stamping the visa
  3. Humbly ask the person to provide all the information you required, such as your company or kafeel name, phone number and address, and city, etc.

Check Sponsor Name on Muqeem Card or Resident Permit

If you are not familiar with online procedures and sort of things. Then this offline method is the best for you for knowing about employer details.

  1. Grab your Iqama from your pocket or bag
  2. Read the last line on the front side of your resident permit or Muqeem card, that is your employer name
  3. If you cannot read the Arabic language, ask someone else to read for you.

Know your Sponsor Name and ID Through your Passport Visa

All the companies in Saudi Arabic have been told by the Government to provide the passport to their owners (expatriates). It clearly means that you have your passport in your bag or somewhere else right? If yes, then follow the below steps.

Now pick up your passport and open the page where the visa attached and stamped. There you will find all your employer details. If you cannot read it, request someone else to read it for you.

Iqama Check Kafeel Name via Embassy

No matter where is your kafeel and you wanna know about him. Now let me tell most people don’t find their kafeel on their first arrival in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabic. In that, you don’t need any online or offline procedure.

You quickly may want to go to your country’s Embassy for help. Explain everything there and ask them to provide you your kafeel name, address, phone number, email or anything you can contact him with.

Check Sponsor Name from Jawazat Office

Do you know about JAwazat? It is also called GDP General Directorate of Passport in Saudi Arabi. The most powerful place in Saudi Arabia. You can visit the nearest Jawazat office and let them know your concern. They will help and provide the information required to you about your kafeel.

Most people do afraid and don visit there for help. I thought they are really fools. They must visit and get help as per your query. There is nothing to be afraid if you legal staying in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Check your Sponsor Details on Visa

Do you know that you can check and know about your kafil or company through your visa page? Yes, you can, all you need your passport. Just pick up your passport and next to the Arabic word “Alghariz” is your kafil details.

Top Reasons for Checking Iqama Kafeel Name

If I talk about my self, I was curious to know every single detail about my sponsor. So each and every expat may have the kind of feelings. Anyhow, let’s talk about the reasons below.

Your sponsor is a bad person you wanna report him or wanna fight against him. An expat may get surrendred and in Jail and wanna query these details. Iqama renewal issues, Accidents, and death. Filling out an online form or a document and you are required to put your kafil name on it. Driving license issues. Other JAwazat issues. Getting a vacation visa and family visa and wanna get help from your sponsor but you don’t know anything about him or her.

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