MINISTRY OF HAJJ AND UMRAH PLANS TO ISSUE E-UMRAH VISA

The Ministry of Haj and Umrah plans to issue electronic individual Umrah visas (E-Umrah Visa) for certain categories of people, according to a senior official of the ministry. Saudi Gazette reported.

The undersecretary of the ministry for Umrah affairs, Abdul Aziz Wazan, said individuals can apply for Umrah visas directly without approaching the respective Saudi diplomatic missions.

However, it is unclear which category of people will be eligible for E-Umrah Visa.