7 Types Of Visas that Are Available To Perform Umrah

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Saudi Arabia receives Umrah pilgrims from all over the world during the current season of 1444 AH, through 7 types of visas available to holders to perform Umrah.



These include: visas for family visits, personal visits, electronic tourist visas and when coming to Saudi airports, tourist visas for holders of a “Schengen” visa and entry to the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and other Umrah visas through licensed tourism and travel offices abroad and through the “Maqam” platform. . According to the newspaper previously.


Those coming to perform the Umrah ritual can obtain an Umrah visa and choose the service package through the “Maqam” platform via the link: https://maqam.gds.haj.gov.sa In addition to the possibility of applying through the Egyptian portal for Umrah, by submitting through local tourism agencies approved in the Republic of Egypt, in addition to obtaining a family visit visa for their relatives residing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or a personal visit visa for a Saudi citizen through the website of the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


The regulations in the Kingdom also allow Egyptians obtaining visas of all kinds to visit the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and the European Union “Schengen” countries, as well as for Egyptians coming from a number of countries around 49 countries in the world.


Umrah visas can also be issued directly through the unified national visa platform, via the link: https://visa.mofa.gov.sa/


The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah confirmed that it is required to book an appointment for Umrah through the “Umrahna” application, for pilgrims abroad to arrive in Saudi Arabia no less than 6 hours before the appointment, and in the event of flight delays, the appointment is automatically canceled.



The ministry clarified that if the Umrah permit was reserved and the pilgrim was unable to attend, from within the Kingdom, he is allowed to book a new appointment immediately after the permit expires, and if he wants to change the date, it can be canceled four hours before through the “Umrahna” application and re-book a new permit after the expiry of the period The first statement.



It is noteworthy that Umrah visas witnessed wide facilities for their issuance, most notably extending the duration of the Hajj visa to 3 months instead of one month as in the past.


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