HIV Test is made madnate before any Iqama Renewal. HIV test is done to detect if any HIV virus has infeted your body which causes AIDS. Most of the people come to Visit Saudi from African countries who have a high rate of HIV infections compared to other countries.
Its now complusary to do a HIV Test before Iqama renewal as per Madina Newspapers.
Expatriates who are from the below 10 countries Living in Saudi Arabia must have go for their health check-up and HIV blood testing before their Iqama renewal.
Th Ministry of Health in Sauid Arabia have also made a mandate to have Hepatitis Vaccine for all the Domestic Expat Workers such as Baby Sitters, Barbers, Drivers, Socail Care, Diagnostic Staff, Medical & Health department Employees.