Saudi to Launch "Individual Pilgrims" Service for Hajj and Umrah

  • Publish date: Thursday، 05 January 2023 Last update: Saturday، 07 January 2023
Saudi to Launch "Individual Pilgrims" Service for Hajj and Umrah
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The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah in Saudi is set to launch the "Individual Pilgrims" service which allows individuals to apply for the Hajj from outside the kingdom. Pilgrims will also be allowed to issue Umrah and prayer at Rawdah Sharif permits via Nusuk app.

A service for registering the vital features of biometrics for pilgrims online will be launched for an immediate Visa for applicants from 5 countries. These countries are: Tunisia, United Kingdom, Bangladesh, Malaysia, and Kuwait, via the (Saudi Visa Bio) app of the Interior Ministry.

The ministry will also announce an insurance service for Hajj pilgrims and Umrah performers, covering emergency health cases, COVID-19 infections, general accidents and deaths, and also flight cancellations or delays.

The kingdom aims to provide online solutions starting from the idea of arrival to Saudi to departure, passing through all the stations of hotels reservations, transportations, services, and crowd management.