Maqam Website for Umrah: How to Book Umrah Online at Maqam Portal

Maqam website for Umrah: How to book Umrah online on Maqam portal:

The government of Saudi Arabia has introduced the Maqam website for Umrah services. This means that all Umrah visa services are now available online. You can apply for an Umrah visa via computer or smartphone. In this article, we will cover the process step by step.

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Apply for an Umrah visa through the Maqam website

In order to use the online services of the Maqam site for Umrah, visit their official site by clicking on this link: https://maqam.gds.haj.gov.sa/#section-home

You will be directed to the home page. It is mandatory to select a travel agency for the Umrah visa, as the Saudi government or the Ministry of Hajj cannot provide an Umrah visa until a travel agency is involved. There are many licensed travel agency options to choose from.

Click on travel agencies and select one from the list.

Select the business type, there will be two options available. Select the second individual option if you want a visa for your family or yourself.

Each travel agency will offer different packages including hotel booking, transportation, ground services, tickets and Umrah visa application. You will therefore have to click on each of them and choose the one that suits you best.

Umrahme is a licensed travel agency providing Umrah services, you can visit their website by clicking: https://www.umrahme.com/home/en-sa

If you visit the agency’s website, all the information will be available on the homepage. Here you can select your destination, departure date, number of nights to stay in Makkah and Madinah, and all the information you need to apply for an Umrah visa.

Once you have entered all the information, click search. You will see available options for Makkah Hotel, Medinah Hotel, Transportation, and Ground services. Select one of the available options below and it will automatically switch to the next one or click on the options to select manually.

At the end, you will see the total amount in Saudi Riyals in the upper right corner. This will be the expense of your Umrah visa. Click book now.

You will be directed to the payment page where you will need to verify trip details, enter passenger information and make payment.

If you book the tickets, make sure they are available on the selected Umrah visa date. The Umrah visa arrives between 12 hours maximum.

Conclusion

The Maqam website for Umrah is indeed a big step forward, but we do not apply for Umrah visa daily. There are many important aspects to keep in mind before applying for an Umrah visa, such as the distance between the hotel and Medina and Makkah. It is beneficial for people who have basic computer knowledge and can complete all the steps on their own. On the other hand, if you don’t have much experience, it is best to hire a trusted travel agent who will handle all the Umrah visa procedures for you. They are professionals and it is their duty to accompany the passenger for a safe Umrah trip without any problem.

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