Requirements for Umrah Visa
- Passport (minimum 6 months valid on visa application date)
- One recent passport size clior photograph with a white background.
Tips to Remember:
- Photograph must be a full-face view in which the visa applicant is facing the camera directly, side or angled views are NOT accepted.
- Women and children should be accompanied by husband/father or a male relative (Mahram). Proof of relationship is required (a marriage certificate for a wife, a birth certificate for a child indicating the names of both parents). Female and Children must travel into and out of Saudi Arabia on the same flight with Mahram. The accompanying Mahram must be at least 18 years old.
- If a woman is 45 years old or older, she is allowed to go without a Mahram if she travels with an organized group or family and submits a notarized No Objection Certificate from her Mahram.
- A vaccination certificate against Meningococcal Meningitis should be attached. The certificate of vaccinations should have been issued not more than three years and not less than 10 days prior to entry to Saudi Arabia and it should be valid for three years. The vaccination certificate must be with the applicant on entry to Saudi Arabia.
- All non-UK passport holders must have a residency permit in the UK.
- If a person is Muslim and has a non-Muslim name, Certificate is required from a mosque or an Islamic Center stating that the applicant is a Muslim which he or she should have to submit.
- Same Visa cost applies to child & Infant.
- It is a well-known saying in the Muslim world that an Umrah or Hajj journey is a 'call from Allah (SWT)'. It was described from Ibn Umar (RA) that the Prophet (PBUH) stated,
- “The one who fights in the cause of Allah and the pilgrim performing Hajj and Umrah are delegation to Allah. He invited them so they responded to him, and they ask him and he gives to them.”