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Procedure to Register Vaccine in Tawakkalna for Saudi Expats

The Saudi Ministry of Health has issued a procedure for registration of the corona vaccine abroad. People who have received the corona vaccine outside of Saudi Arabia can transfer the record to the Saudi Health System and Tawakkalna app.

What is the procedure for the transfer of information? What are the requirements for applying? What if the person does not have a national identity card or Iqama? Keep reading.

Transfer of Information in Tawakkalna Application

According to the sources, the Ministry of Health said in a statement on Twitter that,

if anyone has received doses of corona vaccine outside Saudi Arabia, it can be registered in the system of the Saudi Ministry of Health. The Ministry of Health also provided a link on Twitter through which registration will be possible.

Requirements for the Registration of Vaccine Record

The Saudi Ministry of Health says the information can be easily entered in record time. Satisfaction with the accuracy of the information required as the request for entry of incorrect information will be rejected. The things required for registration are,

  1. Saudi Iqama
  2. Other required documents should be in PDF format and not less than one MB in size.

Procedure to Apply


Open this link: (


Choose your language ‘English‘ and ‘Arabic


Tick the box ‘I have read the instructions at top of the page‘ and click Next button.



Select Saudi Resident or Saudi National


Fill the following details.

  1. Saudi Iqama No.
  2. Saudi Iqama expiry date
  3. and Code.


After that you will receive OPT on your registered number (i.e. registererd on Absher)

Vaccine Certificate

About the vaccine certificate, they must meet the requirements of the Ministry. The certificate should clearly state the personal information which should be in English, Arabic, or French languages ​​or contains authentic Arabic translation. The name of the vaccine, its date, and its operational number should be written on the certificate.

What are the Other Requirements for Applying?

Along with the application, a copy of the passport and a copy of the vaccine certificate should be attached. However, a new application cannot be submitted in the case of a previous application. The application processing takes 5 working days.

Which Vaccines are Approved in the Kingdom? 

The Ministry of Health has directed that the vaccines approved in the country include:

  1. Pfizer-BioNTech
  2. Moderna 
  3. Oxford AstraZeneca
  4. Johnson & Johnson

Saudi Arabia is one of the few nations that do not recognize COVID-19 vaccination certificates of China-made jabs.

The Ministry of Health says that those who do not have a Saudi Iqama issued by Saudi Arabia and want to come to Saudi Arabia can register their vaccine online. For the other, the above-mentioned procedure and requirements must be met to register their record in the system of the Saudi Ministry of Health. Stay tuned to our website, Saudi expat news, for more.

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