How to Make & Activate Absher

Absher account is a must to have for any expatriate and also for the local resident in Saudi Arabia. Most of the MOI Iqama queries are being solved through an Absher account.

Saudi Arabia is one of the fastest-growing developing countries and the reason is very adaptive to new technology.


In this blog, I will try to cover important aspects of the Absher account. But first, we will see how we can make one.

At the end, you can also see a video guide explaining all the process

How to Make Absher Account?

Follow the below easy steps and you can make it easier.

1: Go to official website by clicking here Absher & You can also download a Mobile App here MOI Absher

2: Once you are in the MOI Absher website then you can choose your preferred language English/Arabic only

3: Now,  ‘Individuals’ at the right-hand option as in below snip

This is how Absher look like

4:  Select a “New User”

5: Fill the data accurately that includes,

Iqama ID Number or Muqeem Card Number, Mobile Number, Name in English, Set your Password & Password Confirmation, Your Email, Language.

MOI Absher Details Required

6: Image Code – Fill the ‘Image code’

7: Read & accept the terms and conditions

8: You will get a confirmation code (4-digits) at your registered mobile

9: Enter that code & press register

Your account is successfully created and now need to activate it.


Activation of Absher Account

Now, for activation you need to opt any below option;

  • KIOSK – Self Service Machines
  • Bank ATM
  • By Internet Banking
  • By Visiting Jawazat

By Visiting KIOSK Self Service Machines

You can find KIOSK machines installed in Malls, Hospitals or any public area in major cities as well in smaller cities around KSA.

Once you locate one nearby, go there and follow the instruction like biometric on Index finger and also the same finger for left hand.

You will receive an SMS. Enter that code and your Absher s activated. Simple 🙂

By Internet Banking or ATM’s

If you have a bank account under your name then In internet banking or ATM, just go to MOI services and activate it. Rather simple!

By Visiting Jawazat

You can do it by visiting the Jawazat office if you are staying in a big city.

Benefits of Absher

There are huge benefits of having an Absher account in Saudi Arabia like;

  • You need not to go & meet government officials
  • You can check your Iqama Expiry Date
  • You can check Traffic Violation
  • You can check your Huroob Status
  • You can renew your driving License
  • You can manage your dependents without giving personal information anaywhere
  • & much more

Read More: How to Check Iqama Red Green

Video Guide

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