What / Who is Kafeel ?

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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:

  1. Issue of employment visa
  2. Issue of iqama (work permit)
  3. Issue of exit re-enty visa when you want to go out of the country for business work or vacation
  4. 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.

What is kafeel