Friday, May 31, 2024

Umrah e-visa requires biometric data.

Elderly pilgrims may be affected, according to HAAB. News Desk : In order to receive their Umrah e-visas, pilgrims from Bangladesh and four other countries must submit biometric data, including “fingerprints,” to the Saudi authorities. According to a report citing an announcement by the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, the other nations include ... Read more

Umrah visa validity limited to two weeks

The Hajj Ministry of Saudi Arabia has decided to limit the validity of Umrah visas to only 14 days because of the ongoing work to expand the mataf – the circumambulation area, reported Arab News on Sunday. According to a circular sent to Umrah agencies in the Kingdom and Saudi missions abroad two days ago, ... Read more