The General Directorate of Saudi Passports announces the issuance of new decisions related to the entry permit for establishments to enter the holy capital
The General Directorate of Saudi Passports announced this morning the issuance of new decisions related to the permit to enter the holy capital for facilities, in order to facilitate the entry of expatriates to Makkah Al-Mukarramah, thanks to the new procedures issued in 2023.
Thanks to the new decisions announced by the General Directorate of Saudi Passports, the entry of expatriates to Makkah Al-Mukarramah is facilitated and their experience during their visit to this holy city is improved. These decisions aim to improve and facilitate procedures for travelers to enter facilities in Makkah Al-Mukarramah and provide them with a comfortable and smooth environment.
Facilitating entry procedures and providing convenience for travelers
Among the main benefits of the new procedures is the facilitation of entry procedures to Makkah Al-Mukarramah. Permit applications are processed faster and more efficiently, reducing waiting time and crowding at entry points. In addition, support and guidance are provided to passengers to ensure a comfortable and smooth experience as they enter the holy city.
Improving the experience of pilgrims and Umrah performers
The new decisions also seek to improve the experience of pilgrims and Umrah performers during their visit to Makkah Al-Mukarramah. These procedures provide the necessary facilities for obtaining entry and residence permits, and enhance the administrative process of Hajj and Umrah. It also provides support and assistance to pilgrims and Umrah performers to ensure their comfort and that of the guests of God while they are in the Holy City.
Provide a unique experience for visitors
These decisions aim to provide a unique experience for visitors and travelers to Makkah Al-Mukarramah. Where the new procedures provide the necessary services and facilities that contribute to the comfort and smoothness of their stay in the Holy City. The decisions guarantee the provision of support and assistance in the event of any inquiries or problems for visitors, which contributes to providing them with a positive and comfortable experience.
Adhere to the procedures and benefit from the electronic platform
It is necessary for expatriates to Makkah Al-Mukarramah to adhere to the specific procedures and instructions issued by the concerned authorities. Travelers can take advantage of the online platform available to submit permit applications, check the status of the application and receive the necessary directions. Visitors should communicate with the competent authorities in the event of any inquiries or problems to ensure a smooth and comfortable experience during their visit to Makkah Al-Mukarramah.
The Directorate General of Saudi Passports plays a vital role in managing air traffic and border traffic in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Directorate works seriously and with great interest in providing the necessary services for travelers and expatriates to the Kingdom, including organizing their entry to Makkah Al-Mukarramah.
Continuous updates and adoption of modern technologies
The Directorate General of Saudi Passports seeks continuous innovation and development through its updates and the use of modern technologies in its work. These updates aim to facilitate travel procedures and improve passenger services, including organizing the entry of expatriates to Makkah Al-Mukarramah in a more effective and efficient manner.
Facilitating travel procedures and providing services
The General Directorate of Saudi Passports works to provide the necessary services for travelers and expatriates to the Kingdom, and to facilitate travel procedures to the maximum extent possible. The Directorate is interested in providing a comfortable and smooth experience for travelers, including organizing their entry into Makkah Al-Mukarramah and facilitating the issuance of the necessary entry permits.
Commitment to providing support and guidance
The General Directorate of Saudi Passports is committed to providing support and guidance to travelers and expatriates to the Kingdom, including visitors and pilgrims coming to Makkah Al-Mukarramah. The Directorate seeks to provide the necessary assistance and guidance in the event of any inquiries or problems for visitors, with the aim of ensuring a comfortable and distinctive experience for all.
The issuance of a permit to enter Makkah Al-Mukarramah is necessary for travelers wishing to visit the holy capital, and this option is available through the “Muqeem” portal, which is managed by the General Directorate of Saudi Passports. Travelers are able to issue an entry permit only during the Hajj season, as a specific period of time is allocated to do so.
The importance of the entry permit to Makkah Al-Mukarramah
The entry permit aims to facilitate the entry of expatriates to Makkah Al-Mukarramah and to organize administrative procedures related to them. The entry permit contributes to smooth and effective reception of visitors and pilgrims, as movement and human flows are organized in an orderly and coordinated manner.
How to issue an entry permit through the “Muqeem” portal
The entry permit to Makkah Al-Mukarramah is issued through the “Muqeem” portal provided by the General Directorate of Saudi Passports. The traveler needs to follow the following steps:
- Registration on the “Muqeem” portal: The traveler must create a personal account through the “Muqeem” portal on its website.
- Fill in personal data: The traveler must provide the required personal information, such as name, nationality, passport number, and contact information.
- Upload Required Documents: The traveler may be asked to upload some necessary documents, such as passport, personal photos and any other documents required to prove his identity.
- Fill in additional information: The traveler may be required to provide some additional information related to his visit to Makkah Al-Mukarramah, such as the planned visit period and the purpose of the visit.
- Review and confirmation: After filling in all the required data, the traveler must review the information provided and ensure that it is correct before confirming the entry request.
Inquire about the status of the entry permit
After issuing the entry permit application through the “Muqeem” portal, the traveler can inquire about the status of the entry permit and find out whether his application has been approved or not. This can be done by visiting the website of the “Muqeem” portal and logging into the personal account with which it is registered, where information about the status of the permit and details of the planned visit will be available.
Inquiries and support
In the event of any inquiries or problems during the process of issuing an entry permit or using the “Muqeem” portal, travelers can communicate directly with the concerned authorities, such as the General Directorate of Saudi Passports, to obtain the necessary support and guidance. The stakeholders provide detailed and reliable answers to travelers, with the aim of ensuring a comfortable and successful experience for all.
Issuing a permit to enter Makkah Al-Mukarramah through the “Muqeem” portal is an essential step for travelers who wish to visit the holy capital. This service contributes to facilitating entry procedures and improving the experience of visitors to Makkah Al-Mukarramah, while maintaining organization and security in the holy city.
Is it possible to apply for the permit online only?
A permit to enter Makkah Al-Mukarramah is a necessary requirement for visiting the holy city, whether for Hajj or other tourism purposes. In order to facilitate the process of obtaining the permit, the General Directorate of Saudi Passports has developed an electronic system that allows individuals to apply for the permit online only.
Apply for the permit online
To facilitate the process of applying for a permit to enter Makkah Al-Mukarramah, the “Muqeem” portal of the General Directorate of Saudi Passports was established. Individuals residing at home and abroad can register on this portal and submit their requests with ease. The necessary services and facilitation of procedures are provided through the electronic system, which makes the process of issuing permits easy and convenient.
After applying online, users are notified of the results of their application via email or mobile messages. It facilitates the process of reviewing the results and knowing whether the application has been accepted or not.
The steps to obtain the permit online
To obtain a permit to enter Makkah Al-Mukarramah via the Internet, the following steps must be followed:
1. Register on the “Muqeem” portal
The first step required in the electronic permit process is to register on the “Muqeem” portal. Individuals must create a personal account using their personal information and login to the portal.
2. Fill out the electronic permit form
After logging in to the portal, applicants must fill out the electronic permit form. The requested information must be submitted accurately and all required fields must be completed.
3. Submit the required documents
After filling out the online form, applicants are required to submit the required documents to prove their identity and the purpose of their visit. The required documents must be uploaded clearly and in high quality via the online system.
4. Review the data and confirm the request
After submitting the required documents, applicants must review the data they have provided and ensure that they are correct. Individuals should ensure that there are no errors or discrepancies in the information before confirming the order.
5. Receipt of the electronic permit
After confirming the application and reviewing the data, the electronic permit will be issued to individuals who meet the conditions. Applicants will be notified of the issuance of the permit via e-mail or mobile messages, and they can collect it through the online portal.
The facilities provided through the electronic permit
The new steps announced by the General Directorate of Saudi Passports provide great facilitation for expatriates to Makkah Al-Mukarramah during the Hajj season. Through the electronic permit, smooth and easy procedures are provided for obtaining the permit, which saves time and effort for individuals.
In addition, these steps make it easier for non-pilgrims to visit the Holy City, whether for tourism purposes, a family visit, or business. Individuals can obtain the permit easily and easily online, without the need to wait in long lines or complicated procedures.
The necessary steps to benefit from the electronic declaration service
To benefit from the electronic permit service and facilitate the experience of visiting Makkah Al-Mukarramah, individuals must follow the specified steps and submit applications in a timely manner. Individuals should be aware of and adhere to application deadlines, to avoid unnecessary delays or rejection of the application.
Individuals must read and follow the instructions posted on the “Muqeem” portal and ensure that all required documents are submitted correctly and on time. Individuals should also be prepared for any additional requests that the competent authorities may request to verify the validity of the data or the purpose of the visit.
The steps of the electronic permit to enter Makkah Al-Mukarramah provide great ease for individuals who wish to visit the holy city. Easy and convenient online procedures are provided, making it easier for individuals to obtain the permit quickly and easily.
We advise everyone to follow posted instructions and submit orders in a timely manner to avoid unnecessary delays. Thanks to the electronic permit, individuals can enjoy a smooth and convenient experience in visiting Makkah Al-Mukarramah and fulfilling their various purposes.
1. Can I apply for a permit to enter Makkah Al-Mukarramah manually without using the Internet?
No, it is not possible to submit a permit to enter Makkah Al-Mukarramah manually. Obtaining a permit requires using the “Muqeem” portal of the General Directorate of Saudi Passports.
2. Are there fees for authorizing entry to Makkah Al-Mukarramah via the Internet?
Yes, the process of obtaining a permit to enter Makkah Al-Mukarramah requires the payment of certain fees. These fees are determined by the competent authorities and announced on the “Muqeem” portal.
3. Can I amend my details after submitting the application?
Yes, you can modify the data provided after submitting the request and before confirming it. You must log in to the “Muqeem” portal and update the data as needed.
4. How long does it take to obtain a permit to enter Makkah Al-Mukarramah via the Internet?
Applications for permission to enter Makkah are usually processed within a short period of time. However, processing time may be affected by factors such as the number of applications submitted and current conditions. It is best to apply early to ensure that the permit is obtained in time.
5. Can I use the electronic permit for the purposes of visiting Makkah Al-Mukarramah outside the Hajj season?
Yes, the electronic permit can be used for the purposes of visiting Makkah Al-Mukarramah outside the Hajj season. Individuals may obtain the permit and visit the Holy City for tourism purposes, family visits, or business purposes, as long as they have the necessary papers and other permits.