Hajj 2024 Registration From UAE: Requirements, Procedure, News & More *Updated March 2024*

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Updated March 2024

Hajj is among the most eagerly awaited events for Muslims worldwide. Following the success of the Hajj pilgrimage in 2023, Saudi Arabia is once again preparing to welcome pilgrims from all over the world, including those from the UAE.

Below, Wego has compiled the requirements for Hajj registration for UAE nationals who wish to perform the pilgrimage this year. Keep reading to find out more.

Hajj 2024 registration from UAE latest news

All UAE pilgrims undertaking the Umrah and Haj rituals in Saudi Arabia must ensure they receive all necessary vaccination doses, particularly for influenza, and adhere to all provided instructions and precautions.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention in the UAE has affirmed the mandatory requirement for presenting influenza vaccination cards for travelers bound for Saudi Arabia, effective March 26. This measure is implemented as part of the ministry’s dedication to safeguarding the health and well-being of pilgrims, Haj performers, their families, and the wider community against contagious diseases.

It is strongly advised that travelers, especially those with chronic conditions, visit healthcare facilities well in advance of their departure. Vaccinations are readily accessible at both government health centers and private hospitals, serving as crucial measures for preventing and controlling infectious diseases.

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Hajj 2024 registration from UAE starting and closing dates

As announced by the UAE’s General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (AWQAF), the online registration for the Hajj 2024 process will commence from 5 December to 21 December 2023.

Hajj 2024 registration from UAE requirements

As per Awqaf’s official page, the required documents to register for Hajj in the UAE are as follows:

Emirates ID
a valid passport
a signed contract with the Hajj operator
proof of vaccination against yellow fever, meningitis, polio, and seasonal influenza.

Additionally, a valid mobile phone number will be required and applicants must also ensure they have registered for the UAE Pass prior to applying.

Hajj 2024 registration from UAE procedure

To start the Hajj registration process, applicants will need to follow the steps given below:

Hajj 2024 registration through Nusuk app

According to the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (AWQAF) in the UAE, individuals from the country who intend to embark on the Hajj pilgrimage are advised to register using the Nusuk application.

Nusuk app is designed to assist pilgrims in managing their Hajj journey seamlessly. From booking flight tickets and checking for accommodation and catering options to receiving comprehensive guidance and support throughout the pilgrimage, this platform offers a one-stop solution for all their needs.

For more information about the hajj registration through the Nusuk app, please consult to our dedicated article below:

Nusuk Hajj: How to Register on the Online Hajj Platform?

Hajj 2024 registration through AWQAF UAE app

According to a recent announcement, registration for Hajj 2024 can be done through the AWQAF UAE application that is available in the App Store and Google Play Store. The registration will start from December 5, 2023, to December 21, 2023.

Below, are the steps for Hajj registration through the AWQAF UAE application:

download the application from the App Store or Google Play Store
open the application
click on the “Hajj and Umrah Services” tab on the main screen
select “Hajj Registration”
log in using the UAE Pass digital identity
review and verify your personal information and passport details
If you want to link family members, click on the “Link with Family Members” option. Moreover, if you want to come with a guardian or companion, click on the “Add Guardian or Companion” option and enter their reference number.
For people with disabilities or chronic illnesses, you can choose your status from the special conditions list and attach the required documents
Complete the required details and information
Click on “Submit”

The registration application can be tracked at any time through the AWQAF UAE application. To check your application, you can simply go to the “Hajj and Umrah Services” tab on the main screen and select “Track Application.”

Please note that the portal for the registration is still closed for now. It will soon be opened in December, as announced in the AWQAF UAE official account.

Hajj 2024 from UAE requirements

As announced by the authorities, the following are some of the registration requirements for Hajj 2024 from UAE:

the age restriction has been lifted, and the Hajj pilgrimage is now available for pilgrims over the age of 65
the maximum number of applicants in one application is six (main applicant and five companions)
Prior to embarking on the Umrah and Haj rituals in Saudi Arabia, UAE pilgrims are obligated to complete all necessary vaccination doses, particularly for influenza, and adhere strictly to provided instructions and precautions.
UAE nationals do not need a visa to travel to the KSA; however, they must obtain an official Hajj permit to enter the KSA.

Please visit our dedicated Hajj 2024 guide from UAE article to learn more about the requirements for this year’s Hajj from the UAE.

 

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