Umrah season usually commences by the middle of the Islamic month of Safar.
Only ladies over 45 years travelling with two other ladies over 45 years are allowed to travel without a Mahram.
Mahram’s are accepted male family members that can travel with ladies. They can be any of the following:
- Paternal or Maternal Uncle
- Paternal or Maternal Grandfather
- Son (over the age of 17 years)
A long version of a birth certificate will contain both parents’ names.
At least six months from the date of your return.
PR Card holders can apply for a visa.
Standard Canadian passport size photographs on a white background.
All applicants require a Meningitis vaccination.
Generally 3 years.
We will need your original:
- Visa application forms
We only need a copy of all other documents
For the majority of the Umrah season the earliest we can apply for visas is 30 days prior to your arrival in Saudi Arabia. This can be reduced to 15 days by the Saudi Consulate in the months of Rajab, Sha’baan and Ramadhan.
There is no guaranteed time frame for visa processing. We encourage you to allow 2 weeks for processing.
For the majority of the Umrah season visas are valid for 30 days. This can be reduced to 15 days by the Saudi Consulate in the months of Sha’baan and Ramadhan.
Although visa stamping is free, ground operators in Saudi Arabia that facilitate visa applications are mandated by the Saudi Government to pay fees for every applicant. In addition there are fees relating to disbursements and the associated administrative costs of processing your visa.
We will provide full instructions with your visa and/or package.
The standard check-in time in Saudi Arabia is 3pm. The standard check-out time is 12pm.