Hajj 2024 Registration: News, Start Date, Last Date, Registration Procedure & More *Updated December 2023*

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Updated March 2024

The Hajj is one of the most important religious events in the Islamic calendar. Millions of Muslims from around the world travel to Makkah each year to participate in the annual pilgrimage.

Registrations are now underway for Hajj 2024. Keep reading to find out the latest update about Hajj 2024 registration.

Hajj 2024 registration news

Registration for all foreign pilgrims intending to embark on the Hajj 2024 pilgrimage is now underway. Individuals from the serviced countries must register through the Nusuk Hajj platform.

The Ministry for Hajj and Umrah is now considering providing an economical Hajj package for domestic pilgrims this year. The package can be paid in full or in installments.

The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced that the initial group of pilgrims is scheduled to arrive in the Kingdom on May 9, 2024. They have also specified that the issuance of Hajj visas will be carried out from March 1 to April 29 of the following year.

Hajj 2024 registration

Every country has a different procedure for Hajj registration, depending on their allocated quotas and guidelines agreed upon by the committee. At the time of writing, most countries are still in the process of determining their Hajj 2024 registration procedures.

Here are some of the countries that have announced their Hajj 2024 registration details.

Qatar

Date

The registration period initially began on September 20 and ends on October 20. However, the registration deadline was then  extended until Thursday, 26 October, at 1 pm.

Eligibility

Qatari citizens should be at least 16 years old and can include up to 5 people in their application.

Applicants from other GCC nationalities should be at least 18 years old and must possess a valid Qatari residency permit. GCC nationals are allowed to add only one companion in their application.

Expatriates planning to apply for Hajj 2024 should be 40 years and above and have been residing in Qatar for a minimum of 10 years. Expatriates are allowed to add only one companion in their application.

Application Process

Interested individuals should apply through the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs’ official website.

UAE

Date

The Hajj 2024 registration period in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was from 5 December 2023 to 21 December 2023.

Application Process

UAE applicants can initiate their Hajj registration by engaging with an authorized delegation, signing a contract, presenting the necessary documents, and ultimately obtaining their Hajj permit from the chosen delegation, ensuring a smooth and organized pilgrimage experience. UAE applicants may apply through the AWQAF platform.

Kuwait

Date

Hajj 2024 registration in Kuwait started on Sunday, 1 October 2023, and closed on 13 December 2023.

Eligibility

Citizens can register in groups of no more than five relatives (e.g., grandparents, parents, siblings, children, spouses) or citizens with one resident companion (e.g., wife, mother, husband, son, daughter).

Bahrain

Date

The Hajj 2024 registration period for Bahrain was from October 1, 2023, to February 20, 2024.

Application Process

Authorities in Bahrain are currently finalizing the application procedures and will provide detailed information soon.

Oman

Date

Hajj 2024 registrations from Oman began on October 23, 2023 till November 5, 2023.

Application Process

Interested individuals should apply through the Hajj e-registration portal of Oman.

Bangladesh

Date

The registration for Hajj 2024 from Bangladesh commenced on December 31, 2023.

Application Process

People intending to register for Hajj 2024 from Bangladesh can do so from the government’s official Hajj platform. 

Pakistan

The registration date for Pakistan began from 27 November until 22 December 2023.

India

Hajj Registration in India for 2024 was open on 4 December 2023 and it closed on December 20, 2023.

Iraq

Date

Hajj 2024 registrations from Iraq began on October 9, 2023, till November 9, 2023.

Application Process

Interested individuals should apply through the Hajj e-registration portal of Iraq.

Egypt

Date

Hajj 2024 registrations from Egypt started on October 21, 2023.

Application Process

Interested individuals should apply through the Hajj e-registration portal of Egypt.

United Kingdom and Europe

Hajj registration for the United Kingdom and Europe had ended in December 2023.

Application Process

Pilgrims from the UK and Europe can register directly at Nusuk website.

USA

Date

Hajj 2024 registration for USA had ended in December 2023.

Application Process

Pilgrims from the USA who desire to perform Hajj can register directly at Nusuk website. Additional contact information can be found on the Nusuk site.

Australia

Date

Hajj registration for Australia had ended in December 2023.

Application Process

Pilgrims from Australia can register directly at Nusuk website.

As for the local residents and expats in Saudi Arabia, please go through our dedicated article on local Hajj for more information.

Hajj Permit 2024: How To Obtain A Permit For Hajj 2024?

Hajj 2024 registration requirements

The authority in Saudi Arabia has yet to release registration requirements for Hajj 2024. Please note that given below are some of the Hajj 2023 registration requirements:

individuals must be at least 12 years old to participate in Hajj due to safety considerations, with no maximum age limit imposed.
all pilgrims (including domestic pilgrims) must be vaccinated against yellow fever, meningitis, polio, and seasonal influenza.

Please visit our dedicated Hajj 2024 article for more details regarding Hajj 2024 requirements:

Hajj Visa 2024: How to Apply for Visa to Perform the Pilgrimage?

 

 

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