In 2013, Saudi Arabia began offering several new types of visas, each with a separate purpose. One of these is the Umrah visa. This visa is designed for Muslims who wish to go on a pilgrimage to Mecca and other holy sites outside of the traditional Hajj period.
iVisa is pleased to offer Saudi e-Visa applications online. The simple and secure application only takes minutes to complete.
Umrah Visa Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
The following FAQs about visa regulations are based on the United States as an example country. For details about your specific country’s visa policies, please use our Visa Checker Tool to see the Umrah e-Visa requirements for your country.
Saudi e-Visa Processing Time
Your waiting period will depend on the speed you choose at checkout.
- Standard processing will take 5 days to review and approve your e-Visa application.
- Rush processing will take 3 days for approval of your application.
- For the fastest processing speed, choose the Super Rush option. You will have your visa within 24 hours.
e-Visa Expiration Date
Your e-Visa will expire 1 year after issued.
How many times can I enter Saudi Arabia with an Umrah e-Visa?
A Saudi Umrah e-Visa is a Multiple Entry visa.
Online e-Visa Price for Saudi Arabia
The total cost of your Saudi Arabia Umrah e-Visa with processing will be:
- USD 162.00 for Standard processing.
- USD 187.00 total for Rush processing.
- USD 212.00 if you choose Super Rush processing.
What documents are necessary for my Saudi Umrah e-Visa application?
These documents will be needed before applying for your e-Visa:
- Departure Ticket - Show officials your ticket to leave the country.
- Proof of Lodging - A hotel reservation document will work for this.
- Travel Authorization - Present your host's letter or statement demonstrating the reason for your visit.
- Applicant Photo - You’ll need to have a recent color passport photo.
- Bank Statement - Proof you can pay customs officers for your trip.
- Passport Details Scan - Scan your passport bio page.
- National ID Card or Birth Certificate - You’ll need this to prove your identity.
Saudi Arabia Stay Limits with Umrah e-Visa
Your maximum stay will be 90 days in Total.
Is the Saudi Arabia visa a multiple-entry visa?
Yes, the Saudi Arabia eVisa is a multiple-entry visa.
The Saudi Umrah e-Visa for Citizens of the United States
Let iVisa help you take the hassle out of obtaining the correct visa with our safe and easy online e-Visa application.
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