Y-Axis Immigration Services

Sign up for free

expert consultation

Down Arrow

I accept the Terms & Conditions

Don' know what to do?

Get Free Counseling

Posted on February 28 2023

Saudi Arabia announced “NO cap for overseas pilgrims on Umrah Visa”

By  Editor
Updated May 10 2023

Highlights: Overseas pilgrims to perform Umrah with NO cap  

  • Umrah Visa is now extended from 1 month – 90 days for overseas pilgrims.
  • There will be ‘No Cap’ on the number of overseas pilgrims who wish to perform Umrah in Saudi Arabia.
  • New facilities have been introduced, particularly for foreign pilgrims who come for Umrah.
  • A stopover transit visa was introduced earlier this month with 90-day validity.

The latest revisions by Saudi Arabia for pilgrims

  • Saudi Arabia has cleared the path for foreign pilgrims who visit to perform Umrah.
  • There will be no limitations on the count of people that can perform Umrah with new facilities and amenities.
  • People who enter the country with visitor, tourist, and labor visas can perform Umrah.
  • Pilgrims can now switch their mode of transportation at the time of their entry and exit in Saudi Arabia.
  • Dates are given in the license to be strictly followed by tourists who wish to perform rituals at the Mecca Masjid. 

Benefits of Umrah visa

Pilgrims can now partake in multiple activities, including performing Umrah and visiting the holy mosque, amongst other pursuits, with the introduction of the transit visa. The transit visa was introduced earlier this month with a validity of 90 days.

Visa types that are eligible for Umrah

  • Umrah Visa
  • Umrah e-visa
  • Tourist Visa
  • Tourist e-visa
  • Hajj card
  • Work Visa

Steps to apply for Umrah Visa

Step 1: Check the requirements.  

Step 2: Arrange all the requirements.

Step 3: Apply for the Umrah Visa.

Step 4: Await the Visa status.

Step 5: Fly to Saudi Arabia.

Planning to visit Dubai? Contact Y-Axis, the world’s No.1 Immigration consultancy.

Found this article interesting? You may also read....

UAE attracts more global talent by expanding Golden Visa Program


Umrah visa

Visit Saudi Arabia


Options for you by Y-Axis

phone 1

Get it on your Mobile


Get News Alerts

contact 1

Contact Y-Axis

Latest Article

Related Post

Trending Article

5 countries offer work visas with proof of funds starting as low as GBP1270!

Posted On June 10 2024

5 countries that offer work visas with proof of funds starting as low as GBP1270