Umrah 2022 Travel News Saudi Arabia updates entry procedures for Pilgrims and visitors.

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced that it had updated pilgrims entry procedures for guests travelling to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah and visit.

The ministry of Saudia declare that all Guests Pilgrims or visitors coming from outside the kingdom of Saudi Arabia are required to submit an approved negative RT PCR test or negative antigen test 48 hours before their departure, regardless of their immunization status.

The updated procedures will come into effect starting at 1 am on Wednesday, Rajab 8, 1443 AH, corresponding to February 9, 2022, the ministry of Saudi Declare.

It is note worthy that the kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced earlier the new travel restrictions starting on Wednesday, Feb. 9 2022.

The ministry of Haj & Umrah  new restrictions were introduced in line with constant follow-up to the epidemiological situation locally and globally, and as part of the measures being taken by the Saudia to counter the spread of Covid 19 and preserve public health.