Managing your trip

Visas and passports

How can I apply for a visa for Umrah and Hajj?*

Electronic visas for Umrah during 2017 are available for residents of the following countries:
  • United Arab Emirates (for expatriates), beginning March 15, 2017
  • Turkey, beginning April 1, 2017
  • United Kingdom, beginning April 1, 2017
  • Bangladesh, beginning April 1, 2017
  • Malaysia, beginning April 1, 2017
  • Indonesia, beginning April 1, 2017
Please note no visa is required for GCC nationals.

For both Hajj and Umrah in 2018, the Saudi Government will issue electronic visas for all countries. You can learn more on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website(opens in a new window).