Saudi Arabia to allow vaccinated pilgrims for Umrah

Saudi Arabia will start receiving Umrah pilgrimage applications from abroad for “Covid-19 vaccinated pilgrims” from tomorrow.

Saudi government is also considering increasing the overall capacity of the pilgrims to two million per month subject to specific conditions as per sources.

The official twitter handle of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has issued detailed tweets having information of the policies for Umrah pilgrims in view of the corona virus pandemic.

Earlied specific eligibility requirements for Intending Umrah Pilgrims from outside the Kingdom was also provided which includes information for Pakistanis too as Pakistan is among the 9 countries which are not allowed direct flights to Saudi Arabia but will have to observe 14 days quarantine in a third country prior to arrival to Saudi Arabia.