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Saudi Arabia allows the performance of Umrah for those coming to the Kingdom with all types of visas


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The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced that, in conjunction with the start of the Umrah season for the current year 1444 AH, holders of all types of visas and those coming from all countries of the world for the purpose of tourism and visits, the ability to perform Umrah during their stay in the Kingdom.

The ministry also made it possible to perform Umrah for those coming to Saudi Arabia who obtained visas from the United States, the United Kingdom and Schengen countries, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

This is within the framework of the efforts exerted to facilitate the procedures for the arrival of pilgrims to perform the Umrah rituals, to provide all services with high quality, and to enrich the cultural and religious experience of pilgrims, in accordance with the objectives of the programs of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

The “Maqam” platform, in cooperation with a number of approved tourism companies and agencies, allows the possibility of obtaining an Umrah visa for pilgrims coming from outside the Kingdom, and choosing the package of services available on one of the approved electronic platforms through the link:

While the “Spirit of Saudi” platform offers various electronic facilities to issue an electronic visa to visit the Kingdom to perform the Umrah ritual, visit the Prophet’s Mosque, and design the Umrah package according to the applicant’s needs via the website:

Those who issued immediate visas upon their arrival at a Saudi airport, within the countries eligible for electronic visas and for pilgrims (the United States of America, the United Kingdom and the Schengen countries), can perform the Umrah ritual with ease and ease, provided that they are used once, and that they carry an entry stamp from the issuing country. .

Those who have obtained a family visit visa and a personal visit can perform Umrah with ease and ease by booking an appointment through the “Umrahna” application while visiting their relatives and friends in the Kingdom, by applying on the unified national platform for visas.

To perform Umrah, it is required to obtain comprehensive health insurance for visitors, which includes coverage of treatment costs from infection with the Corona virus, personal accidents resulting in death or disability, flight delays or cancellations, and other matters.