Hyderabad: Indian Umrah Tour operators and Pilgrims travelers Rejoices as Saudi Arabia Exempted Mandatory requirement of Institutional Quarantine in KSA for fully vaccinated (Covishield) .
The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced it is now issuing visas for Indian pilgrims.
According to the notification, Umrah visas are will be issued for India, Pakistan and Egypt and intending pilgrims from these countries can now enter the kingdom directly.
Pilgrims who have had both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine will be exempt from quarantine, but single-dose pilgrims.
While Haj is performed annually , in the Islamic month of Zilhajj, Though Umrah can be performed through out the year As of now saudi arabia started issuing Umrah Visas for Indian, Pakistan and other countries. The Government of Saudi Arabia release guidelines for issuance off Visa to Indian Registered Haj & Umrah Travel Agents & Tours operators.
Now its a good relief to all Saudi Umrah travelers, its no more needed to spend 15 Days Quarantine in a Third Country like UAE, Bahrain, Oman and other & also no more needed 05 Days Institutional Quarantine for Umrah Travelers, Its a relief to both the tour operator and Umrah pilgrims ,
Earlier on, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah had limited Umrah permits for overseas Muslims to those aged between 18 and 50 years.