Issue #1 – Can I Perform Umrah On Visit Visa?

Issue #1 - Can I Perform Umrah On Visit Visa

Violating rules in Saudi Arabia reminds the stick behaviour of Saudi officers, penalties, deportation, etc. You can’t win an argument with any Saudi officer if you lose your temper. Now the question is what do you still need to worry about if you are going to perform Umrah on visit visa? Labbaik Hajj Umrah always provides the right information to its customers. As mentioned in the official Saudi visit website, you can perform Umrah on a visit visa. Non-Muslims can’t enter in Makkah and Madinah on visit visas, and it can’t be used for any purpose other than a visit.

Saudi Visit Visa

Saudi Arabia published a list of 49 countries whose citizens are eligible for Saudi tourist E-visa. If you are living in the UK, you can avail of our Umrah packages to perform Umrah on a visit visa. Unfortunately, if your country is not in the list contact the nearest travel agent to obtain a Saudi visit visa. It will be a game-changer for the Saudi tourism industry as they are detaching dress code for foreigners. Abaya will not be necessary for any female visitor, but an adequate dress is.

Some of the fruitful benefits of Saudi visit visa is here:

  • You can travel to the whole of Saudi Arabia without any restrictions.
  • You can issue it on your own. (by providing the required documents)
  • You pay only SR 440 = £ 96 ( excluding VAT and Processing fee)
  • You can perform Umrah as well.
  • If you are not accompanied by Mahram, you can go alone.
  • You don’t need to be Muslim, but for Umrah you do.

Process of E-visit visa

You can get your online e-visa online if you are among the 49 country’s list with a valid passport of six months (US citizens have extended validity of 6 months after passport expiration). You need to create an account, provide passport details, accommodation details, medical insurance, agree to terms and conditions, and pay the fee. If you are planning a family tour, you will have to get an e-visa for each family member separately.

After your submission, you will receive a message to wait until your application is under review. According to the Saudi visit visa’s official website, it may take 5 to 30 minutes to process. To take the hassle away from your shoulders, simply contact Labbaik Hajj Umrah and book your
flights.

Umrah Visa VS Visit Visa 

According to new Umrah visa rules and prices (£230), it becomes much harder to go on a DIY Umrah. On the other hand, you can perform Umrah on a visit visa by paying almost half the visa fee (£120 approx. including VAT and processing fee) as compared to the Umrah visa fee. You will not see any non-Muslim visitors in the city of Makkah and Madinah as they are not allowed to visit in both holy cities.

Nature of Visa

It is a multiple entry visa that allows you to enter KSA numerous times. It will be valid for one year. The duration of stay per entry is a maximum of 90 days means a total of 180 days in a year. If you are overstaying in the state, you will be fined as SR 100/day.  All the information mentioned above is enough to understand about Saudi visit visa. If you still have any queries call us 24/7 to get assistance from our experienced staff. Ready to answer all of
your questions and provide you with the best Umrah packages.

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