How to Refund Money from Absher in Saudi Arabia

Do you want to get your money back from Absher?

Absher is a platform that lets you put money in for different things, but sometimes you want to take it out, right? 

So, I’ve got a step-by-step guide just for you to refund money from Absher.

Conditions To Withdraw Money

Before diving into the refund process, let’s understand the conditions for withdrawing money from Absher:

  • Unused Funds: First things first, the funds you want to take back must be sitting there in your Absher account, not spent.
  • Your Money, Your Refund: if you’re the one who put the money into your Absher account, you’re the boss of that cash. So, only you can ask for a refund. Nobody else can come and grab it.

How to Check Your Available Funds

Let’s make checking your available funds in Absher account a piece of cake by following these steps:

  • On your dashboard, look for the “Public Query Available Funds” option and click on it.
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  • Follow the prompts to enter the necessary information.
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  • The next screen will show you the available funds in your Absher account. 
  • If you don’t see any funds on the screen, that means you already spent it on a service.
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How To Refund Money From Absher Using Banking Applications

It is important to note that Absher refunds money to the same bank account you used to deposit it. 

Here’s how to do it using internet banking in Saudi Arabia:

  • Access your bank account through the bank’s online web portal or mobile app.
  • In the Payments menu, choose “Government Payments.”
  • Now select “Alien Control.”
  • You’ll be asked what type of application you’re making, and you should pick “Services,” and confirm the transaction details as a refund.
  • Provide your Iqama number.
  • When everything looks good, click “Confirm” to send your refund request.

The refund process typically takes up to 3 working days to reflect in your bank account.

List Of Absher Services

Here is a list of Absher services for which you can get a refund if you didn’t use it:

  • Iqama renewal fee
  • Sponsorees fee
  • Dependents fee
  • Driving License fee
  • Vehicles transfer fee
  • Labour Importation fee
  • Passports fee
  • Visit Visas fee
  • Exit re-entry fee

Banks for Depositing and Refunding Funds on MOI

To move funds from Absher to your bank account through MOI services, you must select your bank from the range of internet banking options available in Saudi Arabia.

Some of the notable banks include:

  • Al Rajhi
  • Al Ahli
  • SABB
  • Alinma
  • Saudi Francis
  • Riyadh Bank
  • Bank Albilad
  • Saudi Hollandi, and more.


Can we get a refund of the dependent fee?

A refund can only be obtained by withdrawing your application before processing initiates. 
If you choose to withdraw, you will need to submit a new application.
Prior to doing so, please verify if your child meets the criteria as an underage dependent.

What if I don’t receive the refund in my bank account?

In that case, you should contact your bank, they might help you get back your MOI balance.


Refunding money from Absher in Saudi Arabia is an easy process if you follow the rules for withdrawing. 

Just stick with the steps I’ve shared, and your unused funds will be safely returned to your bank account, quick and easy!

So, make the most out of your Absher account by handling your funds smartly and getting refunds when you need them.

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