MAKKAH: The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced that the new Umrah season will begin from Muharram 1st, 1444 for pilgrims coming outside the Kingdom.
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah also announced that those present in the Kingdom can obtain permits for Umrah from Monday, 19 Dhul Hijjah 1443 while Umrah will be resumed from Tuesday, 20 Dhul Hijjah 1443.
Several Precautionary measures such as requiring COVID-19 vaccines and PCR tests have been removed and Pilgrims above the age of 5 can obtain permits of Umrah from the Eatmarna Application. Children below the age of 5 can accompany parents for prayers in the Two Holy Mosques.
Pilgrims can obtain visas and packages via accredited agencies in their countries or via approved OTAs online.
Further information can be obtained on the website of the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah: www.haj.gov.sa