October 4, 2022
New Umrah Season starts on July 30

The Saudi authority announced on July 13 that the new Umrah season for all Muslims around the world will begin on July 30. Saudi Press Agency (SPA) has confirmed the Umrah 2022 update. The authority added that Muslims can apply this new season from July 14. This is a piece of good news (New Umrah season starts on July 30) from the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah. So, take full advantage of this time to apply for the new Umrah season through Umrah packages. Any recommendations for what to add this season? If so, what is it?

Let’s know all these recommendations for locals and foreigners:

  1. Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate Plus Booster Job
  2. Under 12 years old can also join the new Umrah season
  3. Use Mobile Apps to Get Umrah Permit

Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate Plus Booster Job:

Every pilgrim coming from outside the Kingdom will require to present a booster jab in addition to a Covid-19 vaccination certificate. The traveller should obtain a valid vaccination certificate from an authorized medical centre. Today, the markets are full of different Corona vaccines but use the one recommended by the Saudi Ministry.

Which names are:

  • Comirnaty
  • Johnson
  • Sinopharm
  • Covishield
  • Sinovac
  • Oxford AstraZeneca
  • SK Bioscience
  • Vaxzevria
  • Pfizer BioNTech
  • Moderna
  • Spikevax

No one can reach Mecca without presenting the correct document, as this is the only rule for foreigners to enter Haram. Social distancing need not be kept in mind, as social distancing stickers have been removed from the floors of all mosques in the Kingdom. And spending time in quarantine is now a joke here.

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Under 12 years old can also join the new Umrah season:

Muslims between the ages of 12 and 65 could apply for Umrah before the Hajj season began. But this limit has now been increased and children aged 5 to 12 years are also included in the passenger list for the new Umrah season. According to a survey report, almost all of Saudi Arabia’s child population above the age of 5 is vaccinated. Therefore, there is no prohibition on performing Tawaf or Sa’i for them with parents and praying in al-Haram mosque or al-Nabawi mosque. 

Use Mobile Apps to Get Umrah Permit:

Today our lives are becoming dependent on mobile apps, for example, if one needs to cook food then install a cooking app and if one needs calculation or some other mobile apps have every solution. In the two years since the outbreak of Covid-19, we have been forced to think about technology to solve our daily or official problems through apps. The Saudi government introduced many apps to protect the Saudi population from epidemics. Which Eatmarana, Tawaklana, and Umrahna are still available.

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced that the Eatmarana app is only for all Muslims who are temporarily and permanently residing in the Kingdom. They can get their Umrah permit through Eatmarana mobile app.

And foreigners or Muslims living outside the kingdom need to use Tawaklana or Umrahna to get an Umrah permit here.

Try a licensed travel agency for Umrah packages:

The Saudi government urges you to book your Umrah packages through an agency that has received a licence from the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah. Visa, flight ticket, hotel reservation, travel to the holy land and all the facilities to reach the desired destination are available in Umrah packages.

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