Many of our readers frequently ask how to cancel unwanted mobile SIMs registered on Iqama in Saudi Arabia.
How to Cancel SIMs Registered on your Iqama
In order to cancel mobile numbers under your Iqama, you must visit to any of your nearest service provider’s offices. At the moment no carrier is allowing us to cancel the numbers through a customer care call or by online. But you can block unwanted numbers by calling the customer care.
Maximum of Two Connections Restricted for Expatriates
Saudi Arabia currently restricts maximum of two mobile connections for expatriates due to security reasons. If you are currently having two or more SIMs it will work without any issue, but to get a new SIM you have to cancel the old one.
How to Check How Many SIMs Registered on your Iqama
You can check how many mobile connections registered under your ID by visiting CITC website. Here is how to check SIMs registered on Iqama.
Mobile Number Portability in Saudi Arabia
You can also transfer your current mobile number to a new service provider. It is a free service. Read: Procedure of Mobile Number Portability in Saudi Arabia
Transfer of Ownership
You can also consider transferring your mobile number to another person. If you want to keep more numbers, this is the best option for you. In this case, you can transfer the number to your friends or relatives name. Procedure is simple: visit both parties together for any of your nearest service provider office and make a request over there. The whole transfer process only takes a few minutes.