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Umrah Age Limit relaxed to 7 years and above

MAKKAH: The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has relaxed age requirements for those who are aged 7 and above provided they are “Immune” as displayed on the Tawakalana Application.

A source told Inside the Haramain on Monday that the Ministry is relaxing the age requirement to 7 and above as the campaign to immunize children between aged between 5-11 gained pace in the Kingdom. The source further said that the Ministry will lower the age to 5 and above in the near future.

Okaz confirmed the news on Friday and further said that an indiviual can perform one Umrah every 10 days, and that the Ministry source further said “and on whether there are arrangements to change it, especially with the approach of the month of Ramadan, it clarified that if there is any update regarding the 10 day recurring period, it will be announced at the time”

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