How to activate and recharge sims in Saudi Arabia
The information regarding “how to activate and recharge sims” is not readily available in Saudi Arabia and due to the communication gap – Hajj and Umrah travelers face a lot of difficulty when it comes to activating and recharging sims during their visit to the holy cities of Mecca and Madinah . Hence we have complied brief information on how to activate and recharge sims when people visit the Holy Land. Even though we are the official distributor of Mobily sims in Pakistan, in order to facilitate religious travelers, we have complied information regarding the other big telecom providers as well.
Overview Telecom Providers in Saudi Arabia:
Saudi Arabia has three Major Telecom Networks Mobily, STC (Sawa) and Zain. Mobily Sim Card (with SAR 10) is available Free of cost through Aroma in Pakistan and religious travelers can collect it themselves by showing their Visa and Passport copies.
To Recharge a MOBILY sim:
1. *1400*<voucher number>*<Id or Iqaaama Number># OK or
2. Dial 1400 for Sawa users.
3. To Check your balance, enter *1411# OK
To Know your Mobily No. And Recharge ID please dial *222#
International Call Rate
SAR 0.55 /Min
Local Call Rate
SAR 0.25 / Min
Local & International SMS Rate
SAR 0.25 / Min
To Recharge a STC sim :
1. *155*<voucher number>*<Id or Iqaaama Number># OK or
2. Dial 1500 for Sawa users.
3. To Check your balance, enter *166# OK
To Recharge a ZAIN sim :
1. *141*<Id or Iqaaama Number>*<voucher number># OK or
2. Dial 1717 for Sawa users.
3. To Check your balance, enter *142# OK
4. To Check last 3 Calls, enter *143# OK
Free Mobily SIMs by Aroma
In-order to facilitate travelers to Saudi Arabia Aroma Offers free Mobily Sims with the aim to ensure that their travelling remain “tension free” even before they leave for their journey. The initiative was taken by us solely for the convenience of the pilgrims and each sim contain a balance of SAR 10 which is usable as soon as the sim is placed on the phone. All Umrah operators are welcome to collect Free Sims for their clients from office of Aroma Travel, Karachi.
If you are an individual, planning to go for Umrah, you can come and collect your Sim from Aroma’s Head office in Karachi. All you need to do is show a copy of your Umrah visa.
Head office address: 16, Sidco Avenue Centre, Strachen Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Or Free mobile SIM for Umrah
you can send in your request by filling out the form below: