Ministry of Hajj & Umrah  opens registration for domestic pilgrims; Hajj2023 package costs start from SR3,984.

Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has opened registration for Hajj 1444 / Hajj 2023  pilgrims from within the Kingdom.

The Saudi ministry said that the price of domestic Hajj pilgrim packages Starts at SR 3,984.

Ministry of Hajj & Umrah said  Hajj applications can now be submitted by all Saudis and residents wishing to perform the Hajj this year i.e 2023 through its website and also via Nusuk app.

The ministry of Hajj 2023 has announced  four different types of Hajj packages for domestic pilgrims. First package costs starting from SAR 10,596 to 11,841;  Second Hajj Package from 8,092 to 8,458; third Haj Package costs @ SAR 13,150 and the fourth Hajj package,is economical services to the pilgrims, costs SR 3,984. All prices inclusive of value-added tax (VAT).

Hajj Pilgrims registered in the third package will be accommodated in the six towers located close to Jamarat in Mina.

The first class Hajj 2023 package, the camps will have sophisticated facilities & convenient services for the pilgrims.

The minimum age for the application had been set at 12 years, according to requirements announced by Saudi ministry.

Hajj Packages 2023 Priority will be given to applicants who have not performed Hajj in the past and in case vacant places are available, those who have previously performed Hajj will be included.

The ministry of Hajj  said that women’s Mahram will be excluded from the priority advantage.

The Saudi national identity (ID) or residency (iqama) should be valid until the end of Dhul Hijjah 1444 H.

The Hajj applicant must register companions who want to perform Hajj with him or her in one facility and in the same unified Class of Hajj package. He shall add companions by pressing the specific buttons for the purpose during the Hajj 2023 registration procedure. The number of companions with one applicant must not exceed 13 people.

Pilgrims must commit to the chosen package and come with the Hajj facility with which they have been registered.

All applicants are also required to complete immunization with coronavirus and “seasonal influenza” vaccines, in addition to obtaining a valid vaccination certificate proving receipt of the “ACYW quadruple meningitis” vaccine, at least 10 days before arriving at the holy sites for Hajj.

The ministry stressed that contracting and providing Hajj-related services are implemented through companies and institutions licensed by the ministry to serve pilgrims from within the Kingdom and listed on the ministry’s website. It added that registration for Hajj must be done by the pilgrim himself, urging all applicants to avoid dealing with campaigns, agents or companies that are not licensed by the Ministry.

Hajj Pilgrims are required to pay the fees of the chosen package in the specified Hajj facility option within the announced deadline date to avoid the cancellation of registration.

once a mobile number used in one registration,  cannot be used for another time.

Hajj Pilgrims must adhere to all regulations and procedures that will be issued by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah and the Ministry of Health.

The ministry said Hajj pilgrims should commit to leaving Mina according to the schedule set for the chosen package.