It is a known fact that the Hajj pilgrimage is one of the important pillars of Islam. Before the pandemic, millions of Muslims tended to travel to Mecca from all over the world to visit the Masjid-al-Haram and perform different religious devotion and rituals. However, apart from this act of worship, there is also a minor Hajj, called Umrah. It necessitates Muslims to make their way to Mecca and complete their rituals. Expatriate residents, Saudi nationals, and foreign pilgrims have been able to do Umrah after last year’s successful Hajj. However, what about the Umrah? Is Umran open now for the UK in 2022? Here is a quick guide!
Applications for Umrah 2022 are open to all applicants from the UK. But, only a restricted uber of visas would be given because of the global pandemic. Saudi Arabia announced that there will be a million pilgrims performing Umran, where international pilgrims would be preferred. There is a specific number of pilgrims allocated to every country worldwide.
You have to prepare the following documents before you submit your Umrah visa application in the UK:
Make sure to note that the Umrah permit would be canceled immediately in case: