Many of our regular website visitors and readers continuously keep on requesting us to write the detailed procedure of checking the Umrah visa status online. Most of the Umrah visitors visiting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah are still unaware of the required Umrah Visa process and especially when it comes to cross-check and validate whether the Umrah Visa has been granted by the Saudi Embassy or not.
Is there any electronic means or online procedure to track the Umrah Visa process by Umrah visitors?
For those who are still unaware, we would like to draw their attention towards the fact that the Saudi Government in the recent past has already launched Umrah E-services portal. This portal provides the facility to the Umrah visa applicants whereby they can access to this portal and inquire their Umrah Visa status.
How Umrah Visa applicants can inquire about their Umrah Visa status through this E-portal?
Any Umrah visa applicant who has already applied and submitted his required documents for the Umrah visa to the Saudi Embassy in his home country can just check his Umrah visa status by just entering his passport number on the required portal. Read more: List of Violations by Hajj & Umrah Pilgrims for 2019
What has become easy through this Umrah E-services portal for the Umrah Visa applicants?
The Umrah visa applicant has to access this portal, generate an inquiry by just entering his passport number and he will immediately get to know the status of his Umrah Visa. Due to implementation of this E-services by the Saudi Government, it has become very easy for the Umrah Visa applicants to track, verify and print online their Umrah Visa copy. Read more: Smart bracelets for Umrah pilgrims with GPS technology
Different issues raised by the Umrah pilgrims earlier have been resolved due to this E-portal services
Now there will be no more complain by all those Umrah pilgrims who earlier used to complain that the agents in their home countries charge excessive Umrah visa amounts and sometimes they provide the Umrah visa but don’t provide the related facilities like Hotels, transportation, and related issues, etc.
After the launching of this E-services portal as explained above, now no agent can mislead the Umrah Visa applicants and the Umrah Visa holders now can pay the required amount of Umrah Visa fee after checking their Visa issuance through this portal. Read more: Saudi Arabia Announces to Start Issuing E-Visas for Hajj and Umrah Pilgrims
What are the steps involved in checking the Umrah Visa status Online?
|1st Step||Just click the above (Click Here) link and open the Umrah E-Services Portal to generate the inquiry of your Umrah Visa status.|
|2nd Step||In the 2nd step, you need to enter your Nationality, your passport number, and the Image code appearing on the website to raise the inquiry of your Umrah Visa status.|
In the 3rd step, after entering your required information as mentioned in the 2nd step, it will show you the status of your Umrah Visa. If your application has not been submitted to the Saudi Embassy yet, the message on the screen will appear as “No Umrah Visa request available”. Read more: SR 50,000 Fine and 6 Months Imprisonment for Umrah Pilgrims
In the 3rd step, it will show on the screen whether you need to pay for an additional amount of SAR 2,000 as Umrah Visa fee or not. In the below screenshot, it can be viewed easily as its appearing clearly that “Not required to make payment for Umrah Visa”
|In the 3rd Step, you can find another message appearing as “Umrah Visa Request Sent to Embassy” instead of “No Umrah Visa request available”. This message will appear only if your Umrah Visa application has been sent to the Embassy but has not been stamped as yet. On the same screen, you can view the package details appearing as well along with the Hotel and Transportation of Details.|
Most of the people when they get back to their home country wish to know the status of their Umrah Visa online. Just to add to the information of those, once any Umrah pilgrims return back to his home country and he checks his status online after returning back, the message appears online as “Exit from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.