Saudi Arabia outlines requirements for Umrah visa, quarantine
The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has listed the requirements for Umrah pilgrims coming to Saudi Arabia from non-restricted countries, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) tweeted yesterday (November 28).
Pilgrims who arrive in the Kingdom with an Umrah visa and have been jabbed with one of the Covid-19 vaccines approved by Saudi Arabia are allowed to perform Umrah without being quarantined.
Pilgrims who enter Saudi Arabia on an Umrah visa and have been vaccinated with one of the World Health Organization (WHO)-approved vaccines must be quarantined for three days.
Pilgrims must submit a negative PCR test 48 hours after quarantine to be allowed to perform Umrah, according to SPA.
All pilgrims arriving from outside the country must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.