Absher account holders can get many benefits like you can find the name of your kafeel, find the expiry of your iqama, vehicle insurance, eligibility for Hajj and many more features. As you know it is mandatory nowadays to have an Absher account for may transactions including to check Iqama expiry status, driving license, Istamara, etc.
I will show how easily you can get an Absher account.
- 1 How to Make an Absher Account?
- 2 How to Activate an Absher Account?
- 3 Benefits of Abshir Saudi Account
- 4 Change Mobile Number & Email ID
- 5 Final Words
- 6 Watch Video for Absher
- 7 FEATURED POSTS
How to Make an Absher Account?
On Friday 5th July 2019 MOI redirected its old web portal moi.gov.sa to www.absher.sa. You must have an Absher account now to use most of the services now. The procedure is the same.
Absher is an online portal by the Ministry of Interior to facilitate its citizens as well as the Residents (expatriates).
Follow the below simple steps to make an account online at the new Absher website;
Step – 1: Go to Absher.sa official website by clicking here Absher
Step – 2: Make sure to change the language in English for your convenience.
Step – 3: Select ‘Individuals’
Step – 4: You will see a window like below. Click on “New User”
Step – 5: Now, it will ask you some important information. Make sure to fill it accurately that is
ID Number, Mobile Number, Username in English, Password, Password Confirmation, Email, Preferred Language.
Step – 6: Image Code – Fill the Captcha displaying there.
Step – 8: You will receive a confirmation code at the mobile number you just entered.
Step – 9: Enter that code 4 digits normally
Step – 10: Press ‘Register’ and your account is created but now you need to activate it.
Step – 11: Take a print or screenshot to use it during activation.
How to Activate an Absher Account?
Once you are done with the Absher website. Now is the process to get it activated.
There are three possible ways to do it. I will explain below and you can choose as per your convenience.
By Visiting KIOSK Self Service Machines
These machines are installed in big Malls, Hospitals, and other public areas to help the residents. Make sure to find any machine nearby. Take your mobile and Iqama with you.
Once you reach there, just you have to do biometric of your Index finger of the right hand and counter one of the left hand.
You will receive the SMS, enter that code. Now you will receive another SMS after a successful process that your Absher is authenticated. You are done!
By Visiting Jawazat
If you are not a tech guy then you can visit Jawzat office. They will entertain you in this case as they normally have separate sections in bigger cities. The passport department will activate your Absher immediately.
By Internet Banking or ATM’s
You can do it via different banks, ATM’s and Applications as well.
Activate through Arab National Bank
Arab National Bank Internet Banking
To Activate through Arab National Bank, follow these steps;
Step -1: Login to ANB NetBanking
Step -2: Go to MOI Services
Step -3: Go to Absher Activation
Step -4: Confirm
Step -5: Once done you will receive a confirmation SMS.
Arab National Bank ATM
Step -1: Insert ANB Mada card into the ATM
Step -2: Select English as preferred language
Step -3: Go to Main Menu
Step -4: Go to Absher activation
Step -5: Once done you will receive a confirmation SMS.
Arab National Bank App.
Install the ANB App at your mobile-first
Step -1: Open and go to other services.
Step -2: Select Absher Activation
Step -3: Check Agree
Step -4: Ask the verification code sent to your mobile.
Step -5: Accept
Step -6: Once done you will receive a confirmation SMS.
Other Banks in Saudi Arabia have the same kind of procedure. If you know about any other bank you can comment below and I am glad to help you guys.
Before you go you can read more about the benefits of having an Absher account.
Benefits of Abshir Saudi Account
- You can check the sponsor’s ID and name through an Absher account.
- You can extend visit visa of your dependents
- As your family is under your sponsorship hence you can manage their exit re-entry.
- Check Hajj eligibility (An expatriate can go for hajj once in 5 years as per Saudi)
- Traffic Violations with details you can find here in Absher account
- Expiry of your Iqama, Muqeem or Resident Card.
- You can check the expiry of your vehicle License.
- You can check if you are inside or outside Kingdom as in case you exit, re-entry is not processed at the airport. Very important to confirm every time you go out or come in KSA.
- Renew your Istamara for Vehicle Online.
- You can check your Sponsorship change status.
E-services portal launched by the Ministry of Interior – MOI Saudi Arabia is a blessing for expatriates as well as for Saudi citizens. MOI Absher is now a vital entity solving thousands of queries across Saudia residents.
Today, I am going to discuss how you can change your mobile number or email ID or both if you want to.
Read More: Iqama Validity & Fee Check
Change Mobile Number & Email ID
There are two easy ways to do it. One is through the Absher MOI web portal and the other is through Self Service Kiosk machine.
Let us see one by one in easy steps;
Change via MOI Absher
You must have access to process through this method otherwise choose the second method
Step – 1: Go to Absher.sa or by clicking here Absher.sa
Step – 2: Change the Language in English if you like
Step – 3: Click Login into Absher Account
Step – 4: Click on a small drop arrow icon and go to User Information.
Step – 5: You will see the below screen
Step – 6: Fill your new number in the mobile number area
Step – 7: Add or edit the email ID if you want to change.
Step – 8: Click on Save
Step – 9: You will see in next window that “Your account information has been successfully updated”
Step – 10: Exit the system now. You are done.
Change via MOI Absher Self Service KIOSK
Locate any nearby Kiosk self-service Machine
Step – 1: Once you are at a machine, choose preferred language
Step – 2: Enter your 10-digit Iqama number
Step – 3: Choose update phone no
Step – 4: On verification put your index finger
Step – 5: Repeat the process as per instructions
Step – 6: Now enter the new number
Step – 7: You will receive an SMS, enter it in machine
Step – 8: That’s it you are done. You can now use Absher Saudi.
New Absher is quite secure and fast to resolve the queries and is under vision 2030 KSA. Keep Update your profile there.
Read More: Haroob Status of an Iqama
One Small Request
If you can share it with your friends on Facebook or any other platform is a reward for my effort. Thanks for visiting anyway!
Watch Video for Absher
Read More: Ways to find Kafeel name & ID