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How foreign pilgrims will perform Umrah during Ramadan — Saudi Arabia





The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah recently announced the procedure for the performance of Umrah by foreign pilgrims.

1. Check if you are not in the 20 countries from where Travel is suspended.

Saudi Arabia with relevant data from the Ministry of Health imposed a travel ban from 20 countries in February where COVID-19 situation has been deemed unsafe. These countries include Argentina, the UAE, Germany, the US, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Pakistan, Brazil, Portugal, the UK, Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, France, Lebanon, Egypt, India, and Japan.

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This means that people residing in these countries cannot travel to the Kingdom through direct flights. It is however possible in some cases that travelers transit over an allowed country for 14 days and travel to the Kingdom. It is best to gain guidance from the Embassy in these countries before planning any travel.

2. Producing Mandatory Vaccination Certificate

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The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has said that it is mandatory for pilgrims to produce a vaccination certificate which is approved by the Word Health Organization.

3. Book your trip with an authorized Agent

One of the conditions imposed by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah was that ‘individual Umrah’ (Booked by self) remains suspended, one can book their trips through authorized agents picked by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah

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4. Arrive in the Kingdom and spend 3 days in Quarantine.

Three Days quarantine is a mandatory requirement after arrival in the Kingdom

5. Get Umrah permit

Book Umrah permit using the government-approved application ‘Eatmarna’

6. Arrive at Inaya (Care) Center 6 hours before Umrah.

For verification of the status of their vaccination, assigning digital wristbands,

7. Arrive at Al Shubaika Assembly Center

Present bracelets upon arrival at the Al-Shubaika Assembly Center to verify the data and permits and abide by the date and time assigned to them to perform Umrah. From here the pilgrims will be transported to Masjid Al Haram for the performance of Umrah


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