All About Hajj Applications Under Government Hajj Scheme 2023

All About Hajj Applications Under Government Hajj Scheme 2023

Hajj is the mandatory pillar of Islam and all Muslims who can afford the need to perform it once in a lifetime. Every year government of Pakistan arranges hajj facilities for the people willing to perform religious duty. You will find the complete details of hajj applications under the Government Hajj Scheme 2023: The government of Pakistan will officially announce the hajj policy 2023 within a few weeks and according to reports 179,210 Pakistanis performing Hajj this year.  

The government hajj package 2023 will be more than 1.1 million this year.

Who is Eligible for Hajj under Government Hajj Scheme 2023?

All Hajj applicants need to have a bank account, a valid passport, 3 recent passport-size pictures, a COVID-19 test result, and their own and their heirs’ ID cards.

Government Hajj Policy 20203

This year over 179,210 Pakistanis would perform hajj including the quota granted to overseas Pakistanis. Last year the hajj scheme quota was nearly 81,132 from the government and Private Hajj Schemes.

Hajj 2023 Expense:

Now it’s a turn of the hajj policy 2023 the hajj expense will be more than Rs.1.1 million as per the reports. This year under the government hajj scheme the hajj 2023 expense will be Rs. 1,175,000 per person from the northern region which includes Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Sialkot, Faisalabad Multan, and Rahim Yar Khan, and Rs.1,165,000 for Southern regions of the country which includes Karachi, Quetta, and Sukkur.

Hajj 2023 Expanse For infants:

The hajj 2023 expanses for the infants will be mentioned here soon.

When and where to submit hajj applications for 2023?

Banks will start accepting hajj applications under the government hajj scheme 2023 from the end of February.

The government has officially declared the hajj policy 2023 and the related banks will start accepting hajj applications 2023 on 16 March, Thursday, and it will end on 31 March, Friday from people who want to secure a berth under the government hajj Scheme. The draw for Hajj applications will take place in the first week of April.

After the process of hajj application submission which will last in April, the results will be announced through the balloting process.  

The ministry of religious affairs has imposed strict conditions on scheduled banks. The banks will need to follow the strict rules devised by the government in receiving Hajj applications for 2023 under the government hajj scheme.

The banks would have diverse counters at each elected branch, besides arranging special staff for supervising the intending pilgrims in submitting Hajj applications.

Here is the list of banks where the intended Pakistani pilgrims can submit hajj applications under the government hajj scheme;

  1. National Bank Limited (NBP)
  2. Allied Bank Limited (ABL)
  3. Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB)
  4. United Bank Limited (UBL)
  5. Habib Bank Limited (HBL)
  6. Bank Alfalah Limited
  7. Bank of Punjab (BOP)
  8. Mezan Bank
  9. JS bank Ltd
  10. Habib Metropolitan Bank
  11. Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd
  12. Sindh bank
  13. Faysal Bank

Applicants can either visit the nearby bank branch to obtain the hajj applications or also can download them by visiting the official websites of the banks.

Applicants need to visit the bank branches for submitting the hajj applications.

When will be Hajj 2023 draw be?

The hajj 2023 draws through the government hajj scheme will be held in March. The pilgrims will be able to the status of their application after the hajj draw on the ministry’s website, www.mora.gov.pk, and www.hajjinfo.org.

Required Documents for Hajj 2023:

The intended pilgrims need to have the following document before applying for the government hajj scheme 2023;

Valid CNIC

valid Passport

Recent Passport sized 3 photographs

Medical certificate of Covid 19

The validity of the Machine Readable Passports of intending pilgrims should be up to 2024. Applicants over 80 years of age should include the name of their assistant in the group.

Important Note:

If you want to go for hajj under the private hajj scheme Please verify the authenticity of the Hajj group organizing companies (HGOs).

For finding the authenticity of HGOs you need to dial the first four digits of the HGO’s enrollment numbers from a mobile phone and send it 8331.

For more details stay in touch with daytimes.pk

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