It is mandatory for an expatriate to get a Residence Card also known as Iqama once they are in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. When an expatriate both workers and dependents lands in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on a residence visa, they have to obtain a medical test report from an authorized medical center to apply for an Iqama or residence permit. Although they have already been medically tested before arriving in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, but they again have to give a medical test. Children are expected of some medical tests. They will have to visit the hospital for the medical test with the passport, copy of visa and a passport size photo. The cost of the medical test is currently SAR 200 and it might change in future. The responsibility of the payment is of the company. The medical test centre will take a blood sample, X-ray, stool test, and urine sample. The medical reports will be updated online by the medical authorities. You can check the status of the medical report online in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. You can also pick up the test results from the centre after two days. The test results can be kept as documentary proof. The results will be uploaded on Efada which is similar to the Gulf Health Council GCCHMC. You will have to enter the border number which is written on passport. The number on the stamp of the immigration is the border number. Here is the procedure to check the status of the medical report.
Procedure To Check Medical Report
- Visit The Efada Website https://www.efada.com.sa/
- Choose Certified Results From The Drop-Down Menu.
- Enter The Border Number.
- Then Enter The Mobile Number
- Then Click On Search
- Here You Will Be Provided The Result Status.