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We provide the Umrah Visa services for our customers, please see below the requirements for obtaining the Visa from the Saudi Consulate and the rules that apply.

New Visa Fee and Saudi Consulate Policies regarding the Fee

Saudi Arabia Government has increased Umrah Visa Fee from this Islamic year H 1438.

  • Normal administration fee per person for Umrah Visa will be charged for first time visitor in Hijri Year 1438.

If there will be any further update or changes, we will receive from Ministry of Saudi Arabia, we will update accordingly.

Umrah Visa requiremnets from UK - 2017

  • Each Umrah application form must be fully signed by the individual travelling in block letters by using black ink.

  • If one has a non-Muslim name, he or she should submit a certificate from a masjid or an Islamic center confirming that the applicant is a Muslim.

  • 2 Recent passport size colour photograph with white background and facing the camera frontally are to be attached with the application.

  • Travellers must have an EC/British passport which should be valid for a minimum of six months or else the Umrah Visa can be declined by the Embassy.

  • Confirmed and non-refundable airline ticket; departure from Saudi Arabia should be within two weeks from the date of entry.

  • Women under 45 years and children under 20 years should be accompanied by husband/father or a male relative (Mahram). Proof of relationship is required (a marriage certificate for a wife, a birth certificate for a child indicating the names of both parents). The Mahram must travel into and out of Saudi Arabia on the same flight as his wife and children. in the case of other relative traveling with Mahram, please ask your travel agent for further details.

  • In case a woman wants to travelalone she has to be 45 years and above, and require a NOTARIZED permission letter from the Mehram which states that he has no objection and permits her to travel unaccompanied for Umrah. The Mehram in Saudi Umrah Visa Requirements is the Father, Husband, Brother, Uncle, Grandfather, or Son who is of 18 years or older.

  • In case of females who have a different Last Name than the Mehram, submit a proof of relationship like Marriage Certificate, Birth Certificate, etc.

  • If the applicant is not a national of the country he/she is applying from, a valid residency permit must be submitted with the application.

  • A vaccination certificate against Meningococcal Meningitis should be attached. The certificate of vaccinations should have been issued not more than three years and not less than 10 days prior to entry to Saudi Arabia and it should be valid for three years. The vaccination certificate must be with the applicant on entry to Saudi Arabia.

  • Passengers with Hajj or Umrah visas can only disembark and leave Saudi Arabia though Jeddah or Madinah airports.

  • Travelers should ensure they are not barred from travel by any general travelling, airport and airline rules / laws and regulations that are not listed above, for which Saifi Travels representative can advise you.

  • Children under the age of 18 are not granted Umrah Visa unless accompanied by an elder.

  • An Umrah Visa is only for the purpose of Umrah, and one is not allowed to undertake any type of work on this Visa, in case of violation the Saudi authorities take a stringent view and apply the laws of the country to the full.

  • If you hold a valid visit or business visa for Saudi Arabia you cannot apply for an Umrah Visa.

Other need to know item

Visa of Umrah will be valid for thirty days only but validity of thirty days do not allow a traveler to stay in Saudi Arabia for thirty days and you have to perform Umrah within thirty days. Traveler will have to departure from Saudi Arabia within fourteen days from the date of entry. Prospective pilgrims will have to keep in mind that visa of Umrah will be granted from the starting date of Safar till the mid of Ramadan because after this time Hajj session will be started and so visa of Umrah will not be issued. Validity of visa starts from the issuing date and despite the validity of thirty days, pilgrims may not able to stay in Saudi Arabia more than fifteen days.

People who want to travel anytime for pilgrimage during the year should have an Umrah visa from UK 2017 according to the rules of embassy of Saudi Arabia Umrah visa UK. Applications of Umrah visa will be accepted till the mid of Ramadan. Applications for the visa of Hajj will be accepted from the mid of Shawwal till the 25th of Dhu'l-Qada according to the Hejira calendar.

To get information about the Umrah visa services, feel free to contact Saifi Travels for our trusted guidance and enjoy the ATOL covered services.

Hajj and Umrah visitors are strongly advised NOT to take any pictures, posters or written material of a political nature or for propaganda purposes with them, and respect the rules, regulations and customs of Saudi Arabia. Failure to comply will result in prosecution under Saudi laws.

Children aged one year and above and traveling on a parent's passport must have their photograph affixed to the passport and endorsed by the authority concerned. Their photograph must also be affixed to the application form. It is preferable for parents to have separate passports made for all children.

Umrah Visa applications are accepted till the 15th of Ramadan. Hajj visa applications are accepted from the 15th of Shawwal and the last day is the 25th of Dhu'l-Qada in accordance with the Hegira calendar.

*All fares (inc. tax) advertised are subjected to the availability mentioned in our website.                        

*Seats are available on the first-come, first-serve basis. Offers may be withdrawn without notice.                        

Download the Visa Application Form here


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