SAUDI ARABIA

No age requirement needed to enter the Two Holy Mosques

February 26, 2022
There is no age requirement for Umrah pilgrims to enter the Two Holy Mosques, Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced on Saturday.
There is no age requirement for Umrah pilgrims to enter the Two Holy Mosques, Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced on Saturday.

Saudi Gazette report

JEDDAH — There is no age requirement for Umrah pilgrims to enter the Two Holy Mosques, Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced on Saturday.

The ministry said that in order to issue a permit to enter the Two Holy Mosques via "Eatmarna" application worshippers must have their health condition as “Immune” in the "Tawakkalna" application.

Wearing masks and maintaining physical distancing are still implemented at the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah.

The authorities called on all visitors and the workers at the Two Holy Mosques to comply with the precautionary measures, by wearing masks and maintaining physical distance.

This is in addition to adhering to the timing for the entry on the basis of the stipulated time mentioned in the Umrah and prayer permits issued by Eatmarna and Tawakkalna applications, and complying with the instructions issued by the authorities at the Two Holy Mosques.


February 26, 2022
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