Istaqdam also pronounced as istigdam, is one of the government departments under Ministry of Interior.
For expatriates, this is the place where they can get permanent family visa and also visit visa. There are big lines at these offices in the morning where expatriates line up for visa and it is preferable to be there early in morning to get your work done. This situation may change from city to city.
Locations for isteqdam offices in various cities are given below:
RIYADHإدارة شئون الاستقدام Ministery of Interior (MOI) King Abdulaziz Rd, Al Murabba Riyadh 12628, Saudi Arabia, Riyadh GPS location : 24.666737, 46.717606
JEDDAHمكتب الاستقدام Bishir Ibn Muawiyah, As Safa Jeddah 23454 Saudi Arabia GPS location : 21.575415, 39.212176
DAMMAMIstiqdam Office, 6c Street, Dammam, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia GPS location : 26.437891, 50.122732