Al-Birr travels Ltd
“we specialise in helping people to ensure they perform Hajj and Umrah according to the Quran and Sunnah of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).For us Hajj and Umrah is a noble service in which we aim to offer the best possible advice and assistance, trying to ensure you have a wonderful Hajj In shaa Allaah and experience the journey of a lifetime.”
Al-Birr Travels Ltd
Al-Birr Travels Ltd
The applicant must have a passport valid for at least six more months and acceptable both for entry to Saudi Arabia and entry to the next destination; the passport should have at least two empty visa pages adjacent to each other. Each applicant must submit one recent passport size color photograph with a white background. The photograph must be a full-face view in which the visa applicant is facing the camera directly. Side or angled views are NOT accepted. (Some travel agents require two color photos, one for the visa application and the other for the group identification card). The applicant must submit a completed application form filled in with black ink pen or printed; the form must be signed and stamped by the authorized travel agency. The Mahram should write on the application forms complete information on his spouse and children or any relative with whom he is traveling. He should also provide copies of marriage or birth certificates. Note: Women are required to travel for Hajj with a Mahram. Proof of kinship must be submitted with the application form. Any woman over the age of 45 may travel without a Mahram with an organized group, provided she submits a letter of no objection from her Mahram authorizing her to travel for Hajj with the named group. This letter should be notarized. The applicant must be in possession of a non-refundable roundtrip ticket with confirmed reservations. The applicant must submit proof of vaccination for meningitis and ACYW135. For infants and children up to 15 years of age, a vaccination report is required for polio as well as meningitis. Children over 15 years of age should present the same vaccinations requested for adults. The certificate of vaccination should have been issued not more than three years and not less than 10 days prior to entering Saudi Arabia. Each pilgrim should submit two certified checks or cashier checks payable to ‘Unified Agents Office’ in Jeddah for pilgrimage services (guides, Zamzam water agents, tent accommodation in Mina and Arafat and transportation costs). These checks should include the name and the passport number of the pilgrim and date and place of issue. Each applicant must pay the appropriate fees. Pilgrims have the option to submit one check combining both fees. Children between the ages of seven and fifteen should only pay half of the amount. Children under the age of seven do not need to pay. Please check with the Saudi Consulate in your country for correct charges. Al-Birr Travels Ltd Protected as acting agent under Hilal Tour Atol 11404
We understand every person is different and that is why Al-birr travels offers unique, tailor-made packages we aspire to help Muslims please their Creator, while building lifelong bonds between one another.Hajj and Umrah should leave everyone feeling transformed, and for years we have been building the right environment to accomplish this.
important things you should know
Questions And Answers
An absolute minimum of 14 days must be given to allow for visa authorisation, visa processing and the necessary accommodation, flight reservations and confirmations.
You may choose from any hotel from our wide selection of hotels ranging, from 5 star deluxe to 2 star economy hotels, subject to availability. We will always try to confirm the specific hotel that you have requested.
t is a requirement of the Shariah as well as the Saudi government that a woman must travel with a valid mahram (close male relative) i.e. father, son, brother, grandson, maternal or paternal uncle, grandfather, nephew, father-in-law and son-in-law.
The Saudi authorities do allow women over 45 to travel without a Mahram providing they travel in a group.
Umrah visas are currently issued between the start of October (Safar) until mid Ramadan for departures until the end of Ramadan. Visas then close to serve Hajj pilgrims only.
The Ministry of Hajj has restricted the maximum permitted stay in Saudi Arabia for Umrah pilgrims to 14 days..
All hotel star ratings shown on our website and documentation are as per the gradings issued by the Saudi Ministry of Commerce.
Whilst most of the 5 star hotels in Saudi Arabia are to a similar standard to their counterparts in the United Kingdom, the same applies to most 4 star hotels but you may find some 4 star and 3 star hotels to be inferior to UK standards..
You may only get a visa for Umrah on a non-British passport if:
- You have an “indefinite stay” endorsement on your passport
- You are here on a settlement visa to join your spouse who is a British National
- You are here on a work permit
- You are here on a student visa