The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia called on those coming for Hajj and Umrah to disclose large sums of money.
And the ministry said in a tweet to it, on the “Twitter” website: “When you come, be sure to disclose the amounts or items in your possession if they exceed 60,000 riyals.”
This includes cash and foreign exchange, gifts and hardware, jewelry and precious metals.
The Ministry stated that the customs declaration must be filled out upon entry or departure, in 5 cases, which are: “If you carry local or foreign currencies whose value exceeds 60,000 riyals,” and “If you carry bars or jewelry whose value reaches 60,000 riyals.” .
As well as “if you are carrying goods in commercial quantities with a value of more than 3,000 riyals,” and “if you are carrying materials whose import or export is prohibited, such as antiquities and others,” and “if you are carrying goods that are subject to the selective tax.”
She indicated that failure to sign the customs declaration would be subject to legal accountability.