Notification on 20.12.2019: According to official notification issued by the OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR, FEDERAL INVESTIGATION AGENCY, Umrah Zaireen under the age of 40 will not be allowed to travel with out Mahram, until clarification regarding this policy is received from Saudi Authorities.
As per policy of Saudi immigration authorities any pax who is under the age of 40 years cannot travel to Saudi Arabia for Umrah without his group / family members, but the Immigration staff is not complying with such instructions. Therefore, till the written/official reply of concerned Saudi Embassy wherein undersigned has already written the letter dated 20.12.2019 regarding the clarification of laws/policy regarding underage Umrah paxes without “Mehram” wherein the reply is yet awaited by this office.
Keeping in view increasing complaints Of “KHURGOSH UMRAH, all the Shift Incharges/staff (departure) are hereby directed to comply following instruction strictly:-
“Any such pax who arc travelling to perform umrah underage without Mehram, shall not be allowed to travel. If any counter official/Shiti Incharge were found involved in the facilitation of such paxes by taking bribe in any form shall be considered for severe departmental action against the delinquent officers/ officials”