Saudi Arabia: New service allowing overseas Umrah pilgrims to apply for permits launched

Service will be effective via the Eatmarna and Tawakkalna apps after registering on the Quddum platform



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Photo: File

By Web Desk

Published: Sun 14 Nov 2021, 12:06 PM

In cooperation with the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA), the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced the launch of a service that allows overseas pilgrims to apply for Umrah and prayer permits in the Grand Mosque, and for prayer at Rawdah at the Prophet’s Mosque.

The ministry said the service will be effective via the Eatmarna and Tawakkalna apps after registering on the Quddum platform.

The ministry and the authority urged all users to update both apps via Google Play, the App Store, AppGallery and Galaxy Store, according to state agency SPA.

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On October 16, the Ministry of Interior announced the easing of restrictions across the Kingdom, including those affecting the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah, allowing a full return to operations and capacity.


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