Saudi Passports issues the most important statement in the lives of expatriates and residents regarding residence and fees
This morning, the Saudi passports issued the most important statement in the lives of expatriates and residents regarding residence and fees.
The process of transferring a resident and issuing a new passport is one of the important procedures that residents of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia must complete. In order to facilitate this process, the General Directorate of Passports in the Kingdom published a diagram showing 11 steps that can be followed to transfer the resident and issue a new passport through the Absher platform. The business owner or the resident head of the family can take these steps easily to transfer the information from the old passport to the new one.
Steps to transfer the resident and issue the new passport
1. Log in to the Absher platform
The first step requires the business owner or the resident head of the family to enter the Absher platform through the website or the dedicated application.
2. Update personal data
After logging in, the user must update the required personal data such as name, date of birth, and current address.
3. Verify the required documents
After updating the personal data, the documents required for the resident transfer process and the issuance of the new passport must be verified. These documents may include a copy of the identity card and a copy of the old passport.
4. Pay the required fees
After verifying the documents, the user must pay the required fees to complete the resident transfer process and issue the new passport.
5. Confirm the information and agree to the terms
After paying the fees, the user must confirm the information provided and agree to the terms and conditions related to the resident transfer process and the issuance of the new passport.
6. Set an appointment to deliver the documents
After confirmation, an appropriate time is set for the employer or resident head of the family to hand in the required documents at the specified passport office.
7. Visit the passport office
On the specified date, the employer or the resident head of the family must visit the passport office to complete the necessary procedures.
8. Submission of biometric documents and fingerprints
Upon visiting the passport office, the required documents must be submitted and the necessary biometric prints must be taken.
9. Receiving the old and new passport
After completing the required procedures, the old and new passports are handed over to the employer or the resident head of the family.
10. Verify the validity of the new passport
After receiving the new passport, the employer or the resident head of the family must verify that the passport is valid and that it matches the information provided.
11. Using the new passport
After verifying the validity of the new passport, the business owner or the resident head of the family can use the new passport in various procedures that require identity documentation.
The facilities provided through the Absher platform
Absher platform provides many facilities to transfer the resident and issue the new passport. These facilities include easy and direct access to the platform, updating personal data online, uploading required documents easily, scheduling document delivery, and providing clear information and directions to users.
Important directions for the transfer of the resident and the issuance of the new passport
- Users must ensure that their personal data is updated, accurate and correct.
- The required documents must be fully viewed and collected before the process begins.
- It is preferable to pay the required fees through the electronic means available on the Absher platform.
- The deadlines set for submitting documents at the passport office must be adhered to.
- In the event of any inquiries or problems, you must contact customer support via the Absher platform.
Frequently asked questions about the process of transferring a resident and issuing a new passport
1. What are the documents required to transfer a resident and issue a new passport?
The required documents include a copy of the personal identification card, a copy of the old passport, and any additional documents required by the General Directorate of Passports.
2. How long does the process of transferring a resident and issuing a new passport through the Absher platform take?
The process takes only a few seconds through the Absher platform after completing all procedures and submitting the required documents at the passport office.
3. Can I use the old passport until I receive the new one?
Yes, the old passport can be used until the new passport is received and the data is updated.
4. Can I schedule documents to be delivered on a holiday?
Yes, an appointment can be set for document delivery on working days and official holidays.
5. Can I amend the data after confirming it on the Absher platform?
Modifying the data after confirmation may require contacting customer support via the Absher platform to assist you in this.