More Muslims will find it simpler to travel to Saudi Arabia and complete the trip now that the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has begun issuing electronic visas (e-visa) for Umrah. The program supports Saudi Vision 2030.
People can now submit their applications using the Nusuk platform’s website to get an e-visa. They can set out on their quest and enter the Kingdom starting on July 19 if allowed.
For Muslims, the Nusuk site acts as a gateway, providing a variety of services like lodging alternatives, help with transportation, and access to educational resources and interactive maps in many languages. It simplifies the entry procedure for tourists who intend to travel to Madinah and Makkah.
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has also declared that holders of Schengen visas and tourist visas from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nations may now make appointments for Umrah through Nusuk in coordination with the appropriate authorities.
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah chose new laws to better enhance the entire experience for Umrah tourists. These include a 63% decrease in insurance costs while maintaining the standard of healthcare for Umrah performers.
There are no special medical requirements, and the issuing of Umrah visas has been sped up to less than 24 hours. The visa’s duration has also been increased from 30 to 90 days.
Women can now do Umrah without a male guardian (mahram) because of enhanced protocols. In addition, Umrah pilgrims are now free to visit the Kingdom’s many historical sites.