Ministry of Hajj and Umrah
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has revealed that it will open the booking for Umrah from July 19 after the completion of this year’s Hajj season. The ministry stated that people wishing to perform Umrah will be able to book an appointment st..
Requests from foreign pilgrims will receive from Thursday The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced on Wednesday that the new Umrah season will begin on Muharram 1, 1444 corresponding to July 30, 2022. The requests to issue visas for the pilgrim..
Expats, Saudis were allowed to host overseas Muslims to undertake umrah Saudi Arabia has cancelled a plan allowing its citizens and foreign Muslim residents to host relatives from abroad to perform umrah or lesser pilgrimage, dubbed the “hos..
Minimum age of 5 required for obtaining umrah permits Saudi Arabia has outlined terms for issuing permits for children escorted by parents to perform umrah or lesser pilgrimage at the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca during the new season du..
Saudi Arabia is prepared to welcome the first group of pilgrims coming from abroad on Saturday as the Umrah season starts for the new Hijri year. Umrah companies and institutions have begun to issue visas for pilgrims, which will be for a period o..
Saudi Arabia has set Saturday as the deadline for overseas Muslims, who performed the recent Hajj pilgrimage, a Saudi newspaper has said. The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has requested companies in charge of pilgrims to abide by departure timetables..
Holders of all types of visas including the tourist visa to Saudi Arabia are allowed to undertake Umrah or minor pilgrimage, a Saudi official has said. “It has become possible for anyone coming to Saudi Arabia on any type visa, be it for tou..
A high-speed train service makes it possible for pilgrims to travel between the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah in just two hours and 20 minutes. The Haramain Express, which travels at a top speed of over 300 kph, is part of the Kingdom’s ..
Saudi Arabia has made it easier for foreign pilgrims to choose Umrah packages through the electronic platform Maqam and complete the issuance of visa procedures within a short period of time. Pilgrims can quickly apply and get issued an Umrah vi..
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