Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced that current Umrah season for Muslims traveling to Saudi Arabia from outside the Kingdom will end on 30 Shawwal

In a statement, the ministry said the deadline for applying to obtain an Umrah visa for those outside the Kingdom is Shawwal 15

It pointed out that Umrah visas for foreign visitors could be applied for through approved online platforms, adding that dates for registration and submission for this year’s Hajj would be announced in due course.

In April, Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced that the Kingdom would be increasing this year’s Hajj capacity to 1 million pilgrims as part of the country’s efforts to enable the largest number of Muslims around the world to fulfill their religious duties.