This is the first thing anyone should know when coming to Saudi Arabia. Kafeel is basically your sponsor in Saudi Arabia. He can be individual or a company.
Sponsor (kafil) has the following responsibilities/authorities:
- Issue of employment visa
- Issue of iqama (work permit)
- Issue of exit re-enty visa when you want to go out of the country for business work or vacation
- Responsible for salaries for the employees
You can check the status of your sponsor (kafeel) – Green, Yellow, Red here.
Also, you can check the name of your current sponsor online (click here)
You can check the sponsor name (kafeel) on the iqama as shown below.