Visa can be obtained without Umrah packages. In that case, you will have to fill the Visa Application form and send it to your nearest Consulate of Saudi Arabia in Pakistan. Visa can also be obtained from Visa Section of Embassy of Saudi Arabia situated in Islamabad. Umrah visa can take near a week to get issued. Visa is a mandatory formality whenever someone leaves his country to go to another country for some purpose.
Before you are Applying for Umrah Visa without Family Umrah Package in Pakistan, you will have to book the hotel and purchase a confirmed non-refundable return flight ticket. Both things are mandatory for Visa Procedure. You should also possess a passport with at least 6 months' validity.
Can I get just Umrah Visa rather than the whole Umrah Package?
Yes, you can get Umrah Visa apart from Umrah Package as some travel agencies agree to sell Visa only. So, if you are confused about can you do Umrah without a package? The answer is yes. But then you will have to arrange for all other things along with Umrah Visa such as hotel accommodation, flight tickets, food, etc. Some travel agencies may not agree to sell you Umrah Visa only because they do not get a good profit with this.
Further, booking a hotel and Umrah Flight Ticket for a single person can charge you a heavy price and after these you can apply for visa process. If you are going for Umrah alone, it is better to go through an Umrah package for the least expenses.
Cost of Umrah Visa without Umrah package:
The cost of Umrah Visa without Umrah Package is 850 Riyals (with transport). Although it is written on the Umrah Visa that this visa has no fee and it is free, but charges do apply on many stages. For example, according to the New Umrah Visa Policy 2020, the Umrah Visa Fee implemented by Saudi Ministry is 850 Riyals (with transport). It means each time you travel for Umrah, you have to pay 850 Riyals as a fee for generating Umrah Visa.
On Umrah Visa, you can visit any city of Saudi Arabia within the time until your visa is valid. Please ensure your passport validity and complete a Biometric procedure after which you will get a biometric report which is also necessary for applying for Umrah Visa. Biometric for Umrah Visa costs around 1500 PKR in 2020.