How to Cancel SIM / Mobile Number on your Name / Iqama / Muqeem

How to Cancel SIM / Mobiles on your Name / Iqama / Muqeem

Many people are facing difficulties with having more than one mobile number / SIM cards on their name. And the sad part is that many of the people do not know how many SIMS are their on their name or even who has issued it on their iqama/Muqeem id. Fortunately there is way to find out all the numbers registered on their iqama id / name and to remove them.

It is very important that SIMs / mobile numbers registered on your name are used only by you or your family for the following reasons:

  1. You can only recharge only by putting your iqama / muqeem number
  2. Security reasons – It is possible that there are sims issued in your name which you don’t know, they maybe used by un-social elements for crime or terrorist. In such case, the police will first arrest the person under whose name the sim is issued. So important that you make sure that there are no sims issued under your name about which you do not have any information.
  3. The number of sims person is restricted to 2 per person / iqama / muqeem. So, if there are other sims registered in your name, then you will unable to register new sims in your name.

Hence it is very important to know the SIM registered in your name and cancel those number which are not used by you.

To know all the SIMs cards / mobile numbers registered in your name, just follow the process give on this link –

Cancelling SIM card / Mobile Number Registered in your Name

After find out all numbers in your name, you can very easily cancel them by visiting offices of the respective service provider like STC, Mobily or Zain.

As of now none of the service provider (STC, Mobily, Zain) any process to cancel the numbers online or through their customer service call.

Do not delay and cancel all un-wanted numbers / SIM cards immediately.

Also, did you know that you can port (transfer) your number from one service provider (STC Zain Mobily) to other one without losing your original mobile number ? – For more details see –

Also, should your mobile be lost, what to do next ?  See –