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Saudi Arabia to receive foreign pilgrims from Sunday

Mecca, October 26, 2020

Foreign pilgrims between the age of 18 and 50 will be allowed to perform Umrah from November 1. Saudi Arabia permits entry of pilgrims from outside the Kingdom during the third phase of the gradual relaxation of Umrah service, SaudiGazette reports.

The pilgrims must remain three days in quarantine upon their arrival in the Kingdom, according to the precautionary measures and preventive protocols, issued by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah to stem the spread of coronavirus.

Foreign pilgrims must have a PCR medical test certificate showing that they are free from coronavirus, issued by a reliable laboratory in their country, not more than 72 hours from the time of taking sample until the time of departure to the Kingdom.

The pilgrims shall have obtained reservation for the performance of Umrah as well as to the visit of the Two Holy Mosques and prayer at Rawdah Sharif by registering through Eatmarna application, as well as having confirmed return flight reservations in accordance with the approved program for each pilgrim.

The regulations include reservation for comprehensive accommodation, and this must include at least three meals during the three-day period of medical isolation.


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