The accused did not obtain the mandatory permit to perform Hajj and they will be fined SAR10,000 (Dhs9,793) each according to the rules.
The religious rites will begin on Sunday. Only 60,000 fully vaccinated Saudi citizens and residents from more than 558,000 applicants have been chosen for the downsized pilgrimage.
An official said that worshippers will be asked to provide authorised COVID-19 vaccination certificate in their Umrah request.
According to the MoFAIC, in order to obtain the service in case of losing the passport, the applicant must attach a copy of the lost passport, a copy of the losing report, and a recent personal photo.
In a touching scene, the young man was seen circumambulating (Tawaf) the Holy Kaaba as his mother shedding tears and wiping the sweat of his son.
“The number of pilgrims will return to what it was before the pandemic, without any age limit,” Minister of Hajj and Umrah Tawfiq Al Rabiah told reporters in Riyadh.
The Saudi Tourism Authority welcomes the expansion of the GCC residents visa which now is open to all professions for those wanting to apply for a tourist visa.
The General President of the Grand Mosque and Prophet's Mosque Affairs Sheikh Dr Abdurrahman Bin Abdulaziz Al Sudais said the decision came following a royal order by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
The two individuals hailed from Kuwait, but failed to disclose to Saudi border control officials that the male was previously in Iran, the ministry noted.
Emiratis must confirm return flights as per a programme approved for each Umrah performer. And also residents must confirm return flights as per a programme approved for each Umrah performer via the campaigns authorised in the UAE.