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No upper Age Limit Requirement for Umrah: Hajj Ministry

MAKKAH: The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has clarified the age limitations to obtain Umrah, Tawaaf and other permits pertaining to the Two Holy Mosques.

A source familiar with the matter told Haramain Sharifain on Thursday that the upper age requirement for Umrah has been removed and various media reports regarding the age limit being between 18-50 were inaccurate.

Okaz on Friday confirmed the same same quoting a source in the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah

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Accordingly, the age limit as of November 26, for those who are above the age of 18 and are coming from abroad and meet all the other requirements can perform Umrah and visit the Prophet’s Mosque.

For domestic visitors, those who are above the age of 12 and are completely vaccinated can perform Umrah and visit the Prophet’s Mosque.

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