19 Iqama Professions That are not Renewed

19 Iqama Professions That are not Renewed


In Saudi Arabia, not all rules are announced in the media. They are implemented as a policy. The rule is confirmed once it is implemented and experienced by few individuals.

It has been reported that 19 iqama profession are not getting renewed as they are reserved for Saudi Arabian nationals . The following the list of professions :

  1. Accountant
  2. Secretary
  3. Salesman
  4. Administrator
  5. Sales Manager
  6. Sales Supervisor
  7. Finance Manager
  8. Chief Accountant
  9. Senior Accountant
  10. Office Manager
  11. Sales Assistant
  12. Administration Manager
  13. Office Boy
  14. Driver
  15. Receptionist
  16. Warehouse Manager
  17. Forklift Operator
  18. Logistics Supervisor
  19. Human Resource Manager

The verification of above list is still awaited from official sources but quite a few individual with the above professions have reported that their iqama were not renewed.

In addition to above, Engineers with less 5 experience will not be able to come to Saudi Arabia on Engineer visa. Those Engineers who 5 years experience or more will have to write a test by Saudi Council of Engineers to validate their specialization. For more information see http://qsaudi.com/expatriate-engineers-5-yr-experience/


  • Mohammed Wajid

    fake news

    • Ahmed

      yes indeed this is a fake msg circulating on wats app without any proof no news paper has published this crap yet these are the main professions if they are vanished all expats will be no more seen on roads and malls lolz

    • Adhil Saleem

      you are right there is no official statement…

  • jibon

    what about sales Representative? when its going to be effect?

  • Adhil Saleem

    Guys dont believe this roumers this is absolutly fake news….. if this is true they might be officialy announces in news pappers….

    • riyal

      If its fake news, better to punish them to teach them a lesson.

      • Adhil Saleem

        Yeah, Its fake…….

  • Shadab

    my iqama renewed 2 days ago !!!
    category : financial analyst

    Still this news is not published officially

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  • Lutfar Rahman

    What about profession (Mohaseb Aam) General accountant. Is this profession restrict or its out of restriction.

  • Farman Ullah Jan

    What about safety officer iqama??? Anyone please give information

  • M. Sameer Butt

    My profession is General Accountant and I’m not able to renew my iqama. My sponsor has also received message from MOL for the same. So the rumour seems to be true.