Iqama Can be used as Health Insurance Card

Iqama Can be used as Health Insurance Card – As per instructions of the Council of Cooperative Health Insurance (CCHI) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that Iqama (Resident ID) can now be used as a Health card in any hospital from 1st January 2020.


Iqama as Health Insurance Card

Now no need to keep 24/7 your health insurance card with you because now the Expatriates can use their iqama while visiting any clinic or hospital or pharmacy of Saudi Arabia. Your Iqama will work as an Insurance card.

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How to check your Iqama is linked with your Medical Insurance?

If you want to know that your medical insurance card is linked with the Iqama or not then you have to visit the link below. Then you need to enter your iqama number.

Once you entered the Iqama number the CCHI will depict all details related to your insurance like

  • Insurance company.
  • Policy number.
  • Insurance class.
  • Deductable rate % on Maximum Limit.
  • Issue Date.
  • Expiry Date.
  • Beneficiary date.
  • Beneficiary Type.
  • Beneficiary Number.

When did this Rule Implement?

The process of linking Iqama with medical health insurance started in January 2020 in most of the clinics, hospitals, and pharmacies. For the full-fledged implementation, it might take some time.


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