Ministry of Hajj and Umrah
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced that only fully vaccinated pilgrims with two doses will be allowed to apply for the permit for performing Umrah and prayer at the Grand Mosque in Makkah starting from Sunday, Oct. 10. The same condition..
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has canceled its earlier directive to impose a gap of 15 days between the performance of two Umrah pilgrimages, Okaz/Saudi Gazette has learnt. The ministry stated that any pilgrim can now book an appointment to perform ..
Saudi Arabia and Qatar have recently agreed to reopen all airspace, land and sea borders, ending a blockade between the two nations that began in 2017. As Saudi border reopens, a number of tour operators in Qatar have already started promoting Umr..
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah revealed that the mandatory interval of 10 days between the issuance of two Umrah permits is applicable to pilgrims of all age groups, including foreign pilgrims. “Foreign pilgrims can perform maximum three Umr..
Foreign pilgrims travelling to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah are required to present a negative PCR or rapid antigen test certificate on arrival in the Kingdom, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said on Monday. The test must be taken no more than 48 ..
Saudi officials call on pilgrims to comply with permitted timings Over 4 million Muslims have performed Umrah or lesser pilgrimage in the first 20 days of the current sacred Islamic month of Ramadan, a Saudi official has said. “Since the ..
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has approved the quotas for pilgrims from all over the world for the Hajj season 2022, local media reported. According to Okaz newspaper, Indonesia, the most populous Muslim country, has been given t..
The Department of Hajj and Umrah Affairs at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs announced that the registration for citizens who wish to perform Hajj for the year 1443 AH, will start on Wednesday, Ramadan 26, April 27, 2022 via the website http..
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has fined 10 Umrah companies $13,000 each for failing to provide adequate services to pilgrims. The companies were fined for negligence, breach of duties, and failure to fulfill their obligatio..
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