In Saudi Arabia, when a worker transfers his sponsorship from one sponsor/company to another, it requires paying a certain fee to MOI- Saudi Arabia. This deposit is refundable. If the sponsorship transfer (naqal kafala / tanazul) is not done, the payee can refund the amount.
How much is the fee?
Following are the fees for different transfers
1st time Transfer
3rd Transfer and after
Who should pay this amount (Employer or Employee.?)
The amount should be paid by company or sponsor but most of the companies paying only SR 2000 and the rest adjusting from workers salary.
How to Check & Pay the Sponsorship Transfer Fee
1-By Online Banking
follow below instructions at ATM
SADAD >MOI > ALIEN CONTROL > PAY > TRANSFER OF SPONSORSHIP
SADAD >MOI > ALIEN CONTROL > REFUND > TRANSFER OF SPONSORSHIP