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Updated August 2023

The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has introduced a self-enrollment biometric visa for Umrah pilgrims. After completing your Umrah visa application, you can submit your biometric data through the Saudi Visa Bio app, eliminating the need to visit a Visa Service Center. This makes the process more streamlined and accessible.

Read on as Wego delves into everything you need to know about the Saudi Visa Bio app.

Saudi Visa Bio app

The Saudi Visa Bio app offers a convenient method for pilgrims traveling to Saudi Arabia to securely submit their biometric information when applying for a visa.

Once you have applied for an Umrah visa, the app facilitates the submission of your fingerprints and facial images. This can be completed at your convenience, as all you need to do is download the app and follow the user-friendly process.

The Saudi Visa Bio app offers the following services:

  • enter your personal information, including passport details and visa application number
  • submit your biometric data, namely facial image and fingerprints
  • expedite the biometric enrollment process, typically taking just 10 minutes

Please note that the Saudi Visa Bio app is currently exclusive to Umrah visas.

Saudi Visa Bio app enrollment process

To complete the biometric enrollment process, you need to provide the documents below.

  • a valid email address
  • a photo capture of your passport and the passport details
  • a photo capture of your face
  • a photo capture of your fingers

To ensure the safety of Saudi Visa Bio app users, the data collected will only be used to verify your identity in order to complete your visa application process. All collected data will be automatically deleted from the app once the biometric enrollment has been completed.

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Saudi Visa Bio app download

The Saudi Visa Bio app is available for free at the Google Play Store for Android users and the App Store for IOS users.

Saudi Visa Bio app download for PC/web

Unfortunately, the official Saudi Visa Bio app is not available for PCs. Please use the links mentioned above to download the app from the Google Play Store or the App Store.

Saudi Visa Bio app status check

The Saudi Visa Bio app serves as a mobile application enabling visitors to Saudi Arabia to confidently submit their biometric data as an integral part of their visa application process. However, please note that the app does not offer a feature for tracking the status of your visa application. For updates on your Saudi visa status, we recommend referring to our dedicated article linked below.

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