Ministry launches new website for Qatari Umrah applicants


Saudi Gazette report

The Ministry of Haj and Umrah announced on Tuesday that it has dedicated a new website ( to receive Umrah visa applications from Qatari citizens who want to perform the pilgrimage, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The move comes after Qatari authorities blocked access to the previous website (, which was dedicated to receive Umrah visa requests from the Qatari applicants.

The ministry’s decision comes within the framework of the keenness of the Saudi government to facilitate the procedures for the arrival of all pilgrims, as well as to overcome all obstacles that may face them while performing the ritual, SPA reported.