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Requirements For Hajj
Hajj Requirements:(updated annually)
- The Consular Section of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington DC has the honor to inform all Pilgrims that it will start issuing Hajj visas, which are granted gratis, from Mid-Shawwal until 29th Dhu Al-Qudah of each year. Hajj visas are not valid for work or residency.
- Hajj visas will not be issued to individuals who have performed Hajj in the last five years.
- You can also find additional information in the Guide to Hajj (in 8 languages)
- Each applicant for a Hajj visa must apply through a licensed U.S. travel agency, which must present the Consulate with copies of “Accommodation Contacts” and a letter from the Ministry of Hajj in Saudi Arabia confirming that the travel agency has duly completed all requirements to qualify to assist pilgrims.
Applications for Hajj visa will not be considered if the following requirements are not met:
- meningitis and ACYW135.
- The seasonal (or common) flu, which should be taken two weeks before applying for the visa.
- The H1N1 flu, if a vaccine is made available before Hajj season, and should be taken two weeks before applying for the visa.
- Infants and children up to fifteen (15) years of age should provide a vaccination report for meningococcal and polio.
- Children above fifteen (15) years of age should present the same vaccinations requested for adults.
- Health experts advise the following groups to postpone their plans for Hajj and Omrah this year for their own safety: The elderly, the terminally ill, pregnant women, and children.
- US $158.40 (one hundred fifty-eight dollars & forty cents) for services rendered by the local Tawaf agencies and for housing at the Holy sites.
- US $116.00 (one hundred sixteen dollars) for air-conditioned transportation services. Pilgrims have the option to submit one check combining both fees: in this case, the amount would be more than US $274.40 (two hundred seventy-four dollars & forty cents). about $300
- Children between the ages of seven (7) and fifteen (15) should only pay half of the above-mentioned amount.
- Children under the age of seven (7) do not need to pay.
- Non-U.S. citizens should submit a copy of their green card or othert proof of legal residence status in the US. Passport authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reserve the right to return (at his or her own expense) any pilgrim who has provided wrong or false information about their residence in the US at his or her expense.
- No minor (under 18 years of age) will be granted a Hajj visa if not accompanied by his family. Minors travelling one parent must submit a notrized letter of authorization, in either in Arabic or English, signed by both parents or legal guardians.
- If the applicant has converted to Islam, an Islamic certificate must be presented; this needs to be notarized by an Islamic Center.
- Travelers must carry vaccination certificates with them for inspection by the Saudi Authority at port of entry.
- No food products are allowed into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
- The last day to enter King Abdulaziz Airport in Jeddah for the purpose of Hajj is 4 Dhu Al-Hijjah of each year.
- Upon arrival, pilgrims shall hand their passports to the "Unified Agents Office" representatives to enable the latter to complete all travel formalities to Makkah and Madinah.
- In the event that pilgrims lose their passport, they should immediately report the loss to the same office appointed to take care of them during Hajj. Applicants must obtain a report from the office of the Unified Agents in which the loss of passport is mentioned.
- If pilgrims should lose their passport, they should immediately report the loss to the same office appointed to take care of them during Hajj. Applicantsmust obtain a report from the office of the Unified Agents in wihc the loss of the passport is mentiond.
- All pilgrims must leave the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia after Hajj no later than the 10th of Muharram of each year. The rules and regulations of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia forbid any pilgrims from staying in the country after the completion of Hajj.
Hajj Baggage Allowance Regulations:
- The Ministry of Hajj would like to stress the important to adhere to the baggage restrictions on all pilgrims arriving and departing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia:
- Maximum baggage weight: 32 kg [70lbs]
- Maximum size: 56x45x25cm [20x17.7x9.8in].
- Excess baggage must be shipped. Authorized Hajj cargo service centers have been established in Makkah and at King Abdulaziz International Airport support services area.