We have written a detailed procedure in our previous article related to the Procedure related to applying and issuance of E-Umrah visa. We have mentioned in detail to our website readers that from now onward the Umrah Visa will not be issued to the pilgrims without using the E-Umrah Visa Services Portal.

We also mentioned in one of our previous article where we mentioned that the the expected prices for the Hajj, Umrah and the Visit Visas will be fixed at SAR 300 for each category of Visas.


Recent Announcement fixing the Cost of Hajj, Umrah & Transit passengers to SR.300

The Council of Ministers has recently approved restructuring of visa system for Haj and Umrah pilgrims as well as for visitors and transit passengers. This is through unifying the visa fee for issuing visa for each person at a rate of SR.300. The Cabinet also canceled fee for repeating Umrah pilgrimage. Read more: No More Additional Payment of Second Time Umrah Visa Fee

SR.2,000 Visa fee in case of Repeat/ Second time Umrah within 2 Years of First Umrah has been revoked

After the decision of the Cabinet, the earlier rule to the effect that an Umrah pilgrim had to pay SAR 2,000 in case of repeating the pilgrimage during a period of three years has actually been revoked by the Cabinet.Read more: Get Umrah E-Visa within 24 hours without submitting passport in Saudi Embassy


We have enlisted below the Types of Saudi Visit Visas, their Validity, the Period of the stay allowed and the Cost of the Visa Fees for the ease of our website readers for their ease and proper analysis. Just note that the cost of the Visit Visa for all the below mentioned types of Visit visas is fixed as SAR. 300Read more: Procedure for Applying and Issuance of New E-Umrah Visa

Type of Visit Visas      Validity Period of Stay Fees
Umrah Visa

Single Entry:    3 months

Multiple Entry: 1 Year

Single Entry: 1 month

Multiple Entry: 3 months

SR.300
Tourism Visa

Single Entry: 1 month

Multiple Entry: 1 Year

Single Entry: 1 month

Multiple Entry: 3 months

SR.300
Business Visa

Single Entry: 1 month

Multiple Entry: 1 Year

Single Entry: 1 month

Multiple Entry: 3 months

SR.300
Visiting Friends or Relatives

Single Entry: 1 month

Multiple Entry: 1 Year

Single Entry: 1 month

Multiple Entry: 3 months

SR.300
Other purpose

Single Entry: 1 month

Multiple Entry: 1 Year

Single Entry: 1 month

Multiple Entry: 3 months

SR.300
Hajj Visa Hajj Season Hajj Season SR.300
Transit visa for visit (Air, Sea or Land) 96 Hours (4 days) 96 Hours (4 days) SR.300

New Regulations to be announced soon for Hajj and Umrah pilgrims related to selection of Travel & Compliance with health Insurance

There are some new regulations for Haj and Umrah pilgrims, including selection of travel with an organized trip by licensed companies, as well as complying with health insurance regulations, and insurance of vehicles for visitors and transit passengers. Read more: Procedure to check Umrah Visa status online

Source: Saudi Gazette