Muslims who are willing to come for Umrah, will not have to go to Saudi Consulates or Embassies are this new website allows you to get Umrah Visa within 24 hours.
Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah have started giving out e-visas to Umrah Pilgrims within 24 hours through a special website, given above, a senior official of Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said.
Abdulaziz Wazzan said that with this new e-visas thing 10 million Umrah pilgrims can get Umrah visas within 24 hours in the upcoming season.
People intending to perform Umrah will not have to go to Saudi consulates and embassies as they can get their visas issued digitally within 24 hours.Abdulaziz Wazzan while talking to Okaz Arabic Daily
Abdulaziz Wazzan has named this new portal “The central platform for the electronic issuance of Umrah visas” which will be used at a rapid scale during the upcoming Umrah season.
He also added that for the first time in history, free transportation was provided to the pilgrims moving between Mina and Masjid al-Haram in Makkah was a successful experiment during the Hajj 2019 time. Incharge of Transport at Tawafa establishment, Adil Qari said that 43,000 pilgrims took advantage of the transportation, and those pilgrims came from North America, Australia, Europe, and Turkey.
Adil Qari also added that the Hajj Pilgrims were transported during 10th Dhul Hijjah which was the Eid Al Adha day and the next day. The pilgrims were transported in 150 businesses for 30 hours continuous to take Hajj pilgrims to Masjid Al Haram and then coming back to Mina.