Guests who hold a Tourist type visa to visit Saudi Arabia can now perform Umrah during their stay in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced on Thursday.
Below the List of Saudi Arabia Tourist E Visa Eligible Countries.
The Saudi eVisa will be a one-year, multiple entry visa, allowing tourists to spend up to 90 days in the country. It covers tourism-related activities and Umrah (excluding Hajj season) and excludes other activities as studying.
United States Of America
- UNITED KINGDOM
CHINA (INCLUDING HONG KONG AND MACAU)
- SOUTH KOREA
Eligible Guests and who can apply for The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia Tourist Evisa online, will benefit from evisa services, The ministry said, that those Guests are eligible for e-visas can also obtain a tourist visa.
The ministry of Saudi Arabia also said that holders of US, UK and Schengen visas Holders are also qualify to perform Umrah while visiting The Saudi Arabia, adding that Guests who hold family visit visas can also apply to perform Umrah while in the Kingdom by applying through the Eatmarna app.
Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia removed barriers that were placed around the Kaaba just in time for Umrah season.
The barriers in Makkah had been placed during the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the Kingdom’s preventative measures.
Over the years, Saudi Arabia has spent billions of dollars on making one of the world’s biggest religious gatherings and more secure for all the Pilgrims and Guests to Serve them Better.
An economic reform plan by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman aims to increase Umrah and Hajj capacity to 30 million pilgrims annually and to generate $13.32 billion (50 billion riyals) in revenue by 2030.