Riyadh: Umrah visa fees for foreign pilgrims going to Saudi Arabia for Hajj and Umrah include the insurance fee. Assistance is provided to the affected visa holder in case of four types of accidents. The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah of Saudi Arabia has clarified that the Umrah insurance policy is mandatory for pilgrims coming from abroad. It is included in the visa fee and provides comprehensive coverage to its holders. This policy provides financial assistance to the affected person in case of a health emergency, emergency covid infection, general accidents, and deaths, or cancellation or delay of outgoing flights. The Ministry of Hajj pointed out in an informative infographic that an insurance document can be availed of up to 100,000 Rials.
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