Hajj 2024: Saudi Ministry Announces Deadline For Umrah Pilgrims to Leave Kingdom

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced a deadline for Umrah Pilgrims to leave the Kingdom. Foreign pilgrims holding Umrah visas will have a duration of 90 days starting from their entry into Saudi Arabia. 

Now, the visa validity lasts for three months after entering Saudi Arabia, expiring by May 23, 2024 according to Gregorian calendar or the 15th of Dhul Qa’dah in the Hijri calendar.

Saudi Ministry provides clarification by giving answers to people’s queries received on its “Beneficiary Care” account on a social media platform. Before, the final day for Umrah visa holders to come to Saudi Arabia this year was Dhul Qadah 15, 1445. Moreover, the validity of the Umrah visa extends for three months from its issuance date. It will not vaid from the date you arrive in Saudi Arabia. 

The deadline for pilgrims to depart the kingdom is set for Dhul Qa’dah 15, 1445, according to the Saudi Gazette. This measure aims to ensure a smooth flow of pilgrims to the holy cities for the annual Hajj 2024 pilgrimage. 

It is also important to note that after the 90-day duration expires, you cannot extend Umrah visas. Additionally, if you take an Umrah visa and then you want to convert it into another type of visa. It will not be possible. 

Also See: Iranian pilgrims Travel to Saudi Arabia for Umrah

The ministry recommends using approved Umrah services social platforms for people who are searching to apply for Umrah visas. You can use the following link to submit your applications for Umrah: https://nusuk.sa/ar/partners.

This announcement from the Saudi ministry highlights the commitment of Saudi Arabia to continue its efforts to facilitate the journey for pilgrims from around the world. They manage a lot of pilgrims effectively and also make sure that people visiting the holy places have a safe and organized pilgrimage experience. 

As the annual Hajj 2024 pilgrimage approaches, Saudi Arabia continues its efforts to facilitate pilgrims. Their announcement for the Umrah visa deadline reflects the government’s dedication to maintaining religious observances in the country. 

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