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When Muslims can perform Umrah?

Umrah is not obligatory and it can be performed at any time of the year.

Where a person who wishes to go for umrah can apply for Umrah visa 2016?

Person should apply for Umrah visa through any authentic and approved Umrah travel agent or agency.

Requirements for Umrah Visa 2016:

  • A completed original Umrah visa 2016 application form. The statement that is written at the end of the application form should be carefully read and signed by an applicant.

If a person has a non-Muslim name than he or she must submit a certificate from a masjid (mosque) or any Islamic authentic center stating that the applicant is a Muslim.

  • One recent passport size coloured photograph with a white background must be attached to the application form. The photograph should be a full-face view in which the visa applicant is directly facing the camera. Side or any kind of angled views will not be accepted.
  • Passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of submission of the application form.
  • Non-refundable and Confirmed airline ticket. Departure from Saudi Arabia must be within two weeks from the date of entry.
  • Children and Women should be accompanied by mehram husband or father or a male relative (Mehram). Proof of relationship with mehram is also required (for a wife marriage certificate and birth certificate for a child representing the names of both parents). The Mahram should travel into and out of Saudi Arabia on the same flight as his children and wife.

Note:

If a woman who is going for umrah 2016 is 45 years old or older than she is allowed to go without her Mahram if she is travelling with an organized group or with her family should have to submit a notarized No Objection Certificate from her Mahram.

Note:

If the applicant is not a national of the country from he or she is applying, a valid and legal residency permit should be submitted with the application.

  • A vaccination certificate against Meningococcal Meningitis must be attached with the application form. The certificate of vaccinations must have been issued not more than three years and also not less than 10 days prior to entry in Saudi Arabia and it must be valid for three years. The vaccination certificate should be with the applicant on entry to Saudi Arabia.

Validity of Umrah Visa 2016:

Umrah visa 2016
is valid for only 2 weeks. Within these 2 weeks you must perform Umrah, making sure that your departure from Saudi Arabia is within two weeks from to the date of entry.

Note:

The visa for Umrah 2016 in Ramadan cannot exceed the last day of month of Ramadan. You must leave Saudi Arabia by the end of Ramadan month and a person cannot have Eid-ul-Fitr there.

Sauditours.co.uk is one of the authorized Hajj and Umrah travel agent based in UK offers a range of Umrah Visa 2016 from UK.