Muslim passengers arriving on Saudi flights will be able to enjoy Umrah through transit visas.Those who come on transit visa will be able to perform the rites of Umrah, in addition to this, they can also have the privilege of visiting the Prophet’s Mosque. A free Umrah visa will also be issued as soon as the ticket is purchased by the Saudi airlines, which will be valid for 90 days, the period of Iqama will be at least four days, and the facility of transportation between the regions and cities of Saudi Arabia will be available.
Saudi Arabia Free Transit Visa Service Online Apply
Saudi Arabia has launched an online transit visa service for passengers. Passengers can get a visa by getting a Saudi Airlines ticket. Transit visa has been started by Saudi Arabia from January 30, for which passengers can apply through the electronic platform of Saudi Airlines and FlyNAS.
Online transit visit visa service aims to facilitate entry to Saudi Arabia for various purposes. Visa processing has been made easier with the new service. The Saudi Foreign Office said in a statement that those who wish to come to Saudi Arabia will be allowed to perform Umrah, visit the Prophet’s Mosque, participate in tourism programs and visit the cities of the kingdom on a transit visa. you can now apply for a transit visa, free of cost at www.Saudia.com.
This transit visa will be provided free of charge and will be valid for 3 months. Stopover passengers with this visa will be able to stay, eat and travel in Saudi Arabia for up to 96 hours. This visa can be obtained in three ways, by booking a travel ticket, by submitting an application through airlines and Flynas, and through the Ministry of External Affairs’ national visa platform and by email.
The decision to provide free transit visas for pilgrims and tourists is part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s Vision 2030, which pledges to make Saudi Arabia the best country for tourism. After obtaining the visa, the Umrah permit will need to be booked through the Tawkalna app. Tourist visa holders from other countries like UK, USA and permanent residents of any EU country will be eligible for this new visa. However, there is an exception for those who have a UK or US business or tourist visa in an EU country, if they have visited Saudi Arabia before applying for an e-Visa.
Families of above visa holders will also be able to get immediate visa on arrival. However, this visa will not allow the applicant to perform Hajj or Umrah during the Hajj season.