Absher undertakes 11.6 million e-transactions in 6 months
The Ministry of Interior, through its electronic platform Absher, has scored remarkable achievements in the first half of 2022 and that contributed to raising the level of electronic services provided to citizens, residents and visitors. Absher has facilitated more than 25 million digital IDs to have access to as many as 350 electronic services provided through it.
During the first six months of the current year, Absher carried out more than 11,600,000 electronic transactions, with a rate of more than 64,000 daily transactions. It provided with integrated electronic services for 64,000 beneficiaries on a daily basis for which they did not need to personally visit the headquarters of the Ministry of Interior and its branches.
During this period, the platform managed to renew 330,230 Saudi passports, handling 3,693,930 mail delivery requests, carrying out 176,509 transactions in Bayanati service, 377,004 driving authorization requests, 452,968 driving license renewals, 343,566 vehicle repair paper requests, 612,454 vehicle registration and renewals, in addition to renewal of 2,362,199 residency permit (iqama), issuance of 1,937,737 exit-re-entry visas, issuance of 726,591 residency visas, handling 336,061 job transfer services, and extension of 287,939 exit-re-entry visas.
During the half-year period, the Ministry of the Interior launched, through Absher, many services, including the services of number plate with a logo and electronic renewal of the national identity in addition to several electronic services that benefit citizens and residents.
Absher is a smartphone application which allows citizens and residents of Saudi Arabia as well as visitors to use a variety of government services. It entails three divisions (Absher Individuals), (Absher Business) and (Absher Government). It is the leading platform in providing e-services in Saudi Arabia.
Absher’s birth over ten years ago, marked the Kingdom’s transition to the e-government era; one of the main milestones in Vision 2030. This facilitated government transactions and electronic services with utmost transparency and objectivity. The platform is committed to implement an innovative version of e-services in an automated and secure manner by featuring the latest technologies.
Absher is a pioneer in digital transformation to achieve the goals of Saudi Vision 2030, through its electronic services that aim to develop the concept of e-government, automated government services, and raise the level of security of information.