Umrah Packages

March 2022 Umrah Package

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Prepare for your trip

The details below are for information purposes only. The information is not intended as travel advice, and is subject to change at any time by Kingdom of Saudi Arabian Government.

It is your responsibility to check your travel and entry requirements prior to travel, and ensure you have met those requirements for entry.

Prior to Departure:

  • 12 years and over must be fully vaccinated, with approved vaccines
  • Have International Covid-19 Vaccine Certificate (this would be required to obtain the Visa)
  • Approved vaccines include:
    • 2 doses of : Pfizer BioNTech or Comirnaty
    • 2 doses of : Oxford AstraZeneca, Covishield, SK Bioscience or Vaxzevria.
    • 2 doses of : Moderna or Spikevax
    • 1 dose of Johnson & Johnson
  • Travelers who have completed two doses of the Sinopharm or Sinovac vaccines will be accepted if they have received an additional dose of one of the four vaccines approved in the Kingdom
  • The last dose must be administered at least 14 days prior to arrival into the Kingdom
  • If your 2nd dose of vaccination was completed more than 6 months prior to departure, you will need to have received the relevant booster for the vaccination you have taken. (This requirement in effect from 1st Feb 2022)
  • Negative PCR test required (within 72 hrs prior to departure)
  • Complete registration on Muqeem between 2 to 5 days prior to arrival (https://muqeem.sa/#/vaccine-registration/home ). This is important because Tawakkalna app will obtain your vaccine information from Muqeem
  • Airline will check these documents, make sure you have print outs with barcodes.
  • Download Tawakkalna and Etamarna apps on your phone (more on activation/registration of apps later do NOT try to activate in Australia)
  • Each person will require their own Tawakkalna and Etamarna apps on their phone. Can have children on parents app
  • Phone needs to be unlocked
For under 12 years old visitors that are NOT vaccinated:
  • They have to be accompanied by an immune/vaccinated guardian.
  • They have to be home/hotel quarantined for at least 5 days
  • PCR test (8 years and older) is done on the fifth day
  • Parents of unvaccinated children in quarantine, that have green vaccinated pass for themselves on Tawakkalna app may come and go from hotel. Children must remain in hotel during the 5 days quarantine.

 

Arrival in Saudi:
  • Tawakkalna & Etamarna apps will work only after your passport has been scanned in by Saudi immigration
  • A local SIM will need to be purchased approx (40 SAR @$15) to obtain sms verification codes from above app. Once apps were activated, make sure your status on Tawakkalna is Green (immune status confirming you are vaccinated). If status is not Green, then you have to quarantine for 5 days
  • After activation, Tawakkalna & Etamarna apps will run on WiFi or mobile data
Madinah:
  • You must book slots on Etamarna app to access Prophet’s Mosque during prayer time.
  • To pray in Rawdah, book slot on Etarmarna app. QR code is scanned prior to entry. 
  • Social distancing rules apply
  • Masks required
Makkah:
  • Currently (2nd Jan 2022) the Mataaf area is only for Umrah tawaf
  • You must book Umrah slots on Etamarna app, (Saudi determines how many Umrah slots you can receive during your stay)
  • Separate access for Umrah and daily prayers. Umrah QR code (on Etamarna app required to enter the Umrah area)
  • Nafil Tawwaf is allowed on the 1st floor level
  • 5 Daily prayers allowed, but booking required on Etamarna app.
  • Mask required
  • Social distancing rules apply.

 

 Returning to home:
  • Register with Department of Home Affairs at least 72 hours before departure https://atd.homeaffairs.gov.au/
  • PCR Test required within 72 hours of departure – we will arrange together for our Umrah group (not included in price
Passport
  • Original passport with a MINIMUM of six months from date of return
  • At least four consecutive blank pages
  • Full name of applicant (one name on passport is not accepted)
Passport Photos
  • Provide two recent passport sized photographs
  • Photos should be taken against a white background
  • Ladies MUST be wearing a headscarf in the photo 
Visa Application Form
  • Complete visa application form in its entirety without any mistakes
  • All names must be shown as they appear in the passport
  • Regulations state that any application form that has correction marks will be returned without being processed
Round Trip Confirmation
  • A confirmed round trip air ticket showing travel into and out of Saudi Arabia within 14 day period
Certificate of Introduction
  • A currently dates Letter of Introduction from an Islamic Association certifying application is Muslim. This letter must be stamped from the association
Medical Certificate
  • A certificate from a Medical Practitioner stating applicant is
    • Fit to travel
    • Free from contagious diseases
    • Has received immunization against
      • MENINGITIS (ACYW 135)
      • FLUVAX
    • This certificate must be stamped by the Medical Practitioner
Proof of Relationship
  • Females (all ages) and Males (under 16 years) must be accompanied by a Mehram and provide appropriate identification to show relationship
    • Relationship identification can be in the form of marriage and/or birth certificates
    • Certificates must be certified by a Justice of Peace, Police Station or by a Notary Public 
  • A Mahram must be a minimum of 16 years of age
  • Women above 45 years of age and travelling within a group do not need to provide proof of relationship
Residency Permit (Non- Australian Citizens)
  • Non-Australian passport holders residing in Australia must submit an immigration residency permit showing at least two years prior residency in Australia
  • New Zealand Passport holders residing in Australia must provide a water/telephone/electric bill showing their name and residential address
*ADDITIONAL $750.00 VISA FEE PER PERSON FROM SAUDI GOVERNMENT IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY TRAVELLED TO UMRAH/HAJJ IN LAST THREE YEARS
Subject to Saudi Government Authority & Approval

Ready to book the trip of a lifetime?

In order to confirm your reservation, we require the registration form to be completed, and sent along with a deposit of $1,000.00 per person. We also require a copy of your passport.

Positions are available on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED Basis

Spaces will only be reserved upon deposit and submission of registration form and passport.

Banking Details:
Payable To: Ourworld Travel
Bank: National Australian Bank
BSB No: 082-916
Account No: 892524466

Credit Card:
The following surcharges apply for credit card payment
Visa: 1.26% surcharge fee
MasterCard: 1.35% surcharge fee
AMEX: 3.50% surcharge fee

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