What is the Procedure to Use Awdah Service in Absher?
Awdah Service in Absher will make it easier for expatriates on an exit-re-entry visa or final exit visa to travel back to their home nations in the midst of an ongoing coronavirus outbreak. According to the Saudi Press Agency, the new decision was made as per King Salman’s order.
All residents (legal and illegal) inside the kingdom are now able to file an application to return to their home countries electronically via the Absher site. This is done with the help of a new service known as “Awdah”. The travel arrangements will be made once the request has been granted.
Service of Awdah in Absher
Below is the procedure to use Awdah service in Absher
- Go to Absher site.
- You can access the Awdah service without logging into Absher.
- From the bottom of the screen, choose “Awdah Service.”
- Next, enter your Border Number (if you don’t have an Iqama) or Iqama Number.
- Type in your birthdate using the Gregorian or Hijri calendars.
- Next, input your mobile number.
- Last but not least, type the Image code and click Continue.
You will receive an SMS when your application has been accepted, and you can also check the status on the Absher portal.
Procedure for Awdah service in Absher – Expats Who Want to Return
Legal expatriates or violators residing in Saudi Arabia can now ask for a return to their home countries through this service; if their request is authorized, the necessary travel arrangements will be made for them. The Ministry of Interior upgraded its Absher portal’s “Awdah (Return)” function. To use this service, you must have a valid exit, re-entry, or final exit visa, or a valid visitation or tourist visa. Those without a re-entry visa can request their sponsors or employers for one.
How to Apply for Awdah Service in Absher while Leaving Saudi Arabia for Home Country
Visit Awdah Service – You can also go to Absher, where you will locate the Awdah Service logo to the right of the Login button.
To apply or to check the status of an application that has already been submitted, click “New Travel Request” or “Travel Request Inquiry.”
You must fill out the application page with information such as
- Iqama number
- Border Number
To receive an approval message, enter your mobile number in the box, type the image code and then click “Continue.”
Note: If you don’t have a current Exit Re-Entry or Final Exit visa, you’ll get a warning saying that your request can’t be processed. If you plan to apply using your Iqama number, you need to get a visa first.
On the next page, you have to enter passport information, including the names of the departing and arriving airports
After submitting, wait for approval before requesting the travel information.
In order to use the Awdah service person should not be involved in any police cases, have a valid passport, a fingerprint in the Jawazat systems, and travel to one of the participating nations. Only flights from the airports in Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, and Madina will depart.