7 Types of visa Holders can perform Umrah

Saudi Arabia will allow seven types of visa holders to perform Umrah this season. According to the local media, Gulf News reported this news in a report on Tuesday.According to the report of this Dubai-based media, family visit visa, personal visit visa, e-tourist visa, visa on arrival at Saudi airport, tourist visa for ‘Schengen’ visa holders, US and UK visa, Umrah obtained from licensed tourism establishments. Visa and visa holders obtained through the ‘Maqam’ platform will be able to enter Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah this year.

Those who are going to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, can choose the Umrah visa and related service package through the Saudi government’s online platform Makam. Apart from this, Umrah visa can also be issued through the ‘Unified National Visa Platform’ of the country’s government.

According to the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah of Saudi Arabia, Umrah pilgrims should make an appointment for Umrah through the ‘Itmarna’ app. And to book an appointment they need to reach Saudi Arabia at least 6 hours before the scheduled time. In case of flight delay, the appointment is automatically cancelled.

The Saudi government has also informed that if an Umrah pilgrim cannot appear in Saudi Arabia on time after obtaining an Umrah permit, a new ‘appointment book’ will be made for him as soon as possible after the expiry of the permit.

will be allowed. Before this, Umrah passengers can choose any airport in Saudi Arabia according to their convenience for coming and going, the country’s government said.