Riyadh: The Ministry of Haj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia announced the last date for issuing Umrah permits. The last date for issuing Umrah permits will be June 23 corresponding to 24 Dhu Al Qaadah.
The ministry updated that the suspension of issuing the Umrah permits will extend for 26 days. But, there is a possibility of issuing Umrah permits again from July 19, corresponding to Dhu Al Hijjah 20, in order facilitate the pilgrims coming to perform Haj.
It said that a pilgrim can communicate with their Hajj group through the e-track of pilgrims from within the Kingdom or via Eatamarna app in case the nomination of Haj is from a different city than where the pilgrim resides.
The Ministry said it was mandatory for pilgrims to be completely vaccinated and gave a list of the country’s approved vaccines. They are:
The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, two doses.
The Moderna vaccine, two doses.
The Oxford-AstraZeneca, two doses
The Janssen, one dose.
The Covovax, two doses.
The Nuvaxovid (NUVAXOVID), two doses.
The Sinopharm, two doses.
The Sinovac, two doses.
The Covaxin, two doses.
The Sputnik V, two doses.