Saudi Arabia sets 10-day mandatory interval between two Umrahs

Saudi Arabia sets 10-day mandatory interval between two Umrahs

Saudi Arabia sets 10-day mandatory interval between two Umrahs

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has set an interval of 10 days between the issuance of two Umrah permits for pilgrims of all age groups.

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A pilgrim, who obtained a permit to perform Umrah, can book an appointment for a second Umrah through the Eatmarna or Tawakkalna applications at the end of the specified 10-day period after the performance of the first Umrah.

This restriction has been attributed to the recent re-imposition of the coronavirus health precautionary measures and preventive protocols such as wearing masks and maintaining social distancing at the Two Holy Mosques following a surge in coronavirus cases, especially the new mutated Omicron variant, in the Kingdom.