Minister of Haj Dr. Bandar Hajjar said that Umrah visas can now be
obtained electronically thanks to the activation of an
An intending Umrah performer fills an e-form through an approved
The application is linked with a
package of services that has been purchased from the agent.
The intending Umrah performer pays
the cost of the package linked with the visa through a bank
transfer to a recognized bank in the Kingdom.
The Ministry of Interior issues a
computerized entry number for him. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
issues the visa after getting the Umrah performer’s data from the
The visa is received within 48 hours
after the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has received the data. The
agent is informed to visit the embassy to get the visa stamped.
After the Umrah performer arrives in
the Kingdom, the Ministry of Haj starts monitoring to ensure that
all services are provided to him or her.
The Ministry of Haj ensures that
Umrah performers leave the Kingdom on time.
The new e-network is linked with the
ministries of interior and foreign affairs and the other