Government Hajj Scheme 2020 Application Forms

Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and is mandatory, once in a lifetime, for all adult Muslims having the requisite physical and financial capacity (Sahib-e-Istetaat). The Ministry of Religious Affairs & Interfaith Harmony has been mandated for arrangements of Hajj under Rules of Business 1973. Although technological advancement has made Hajj easier in many ways, yet there are hardships and challenges faced by Hujjaj owing to hot weather and
ever-increasing number of pilgrims visiting Makkah Mukkaramah and Madina Munawwara, cities with finite resources including accommodation, transport and limited space at Mashair (Mina-Arafaat-Muzdalifa). The Government of Pakistan, being a facilitator, endeavors to make the Hajj as comfortable as possible within the available financial resources by making elaborate arrangements, through a transparent process, so that Pakistani pilgrims could perform their Hajj rituals as enshrined in the Quran and Sunnah

Govt Hajj Scheme 2020

Pakistani citizens who plan to undertake pilgrimage can now apply for Govt. Hajj 2020

  • Applications will be selected on the basis of balloting that will be conducted by MORA (Ministry of Religious Affairs).
  • Permitted Group Size: 1-14 members

Eligibility Criteria for Govt Hajj Scheme 2020

  • If a person has performed hajj before 2015 (Govt. Scheme OR Pvt. Scheme), then he/she is eligible to apply for Govt Hajj 2020. i.e. 5 years restriction to apply on Govt. Hajj.
  • Males can only go as mehram of a lady who has not performed Hajj before OR can apply in Pvt. Hajj scheme.
  • Females cannot apply for Govt. hajj without Sharee Mehram, only Fiqh Jafria females above the age of 45 years are exempted.
  • Mehram’s age:
    • Minimum 15 years old
  • 70 years and above applicants (10,000 applications):
    • Must be accompanied by a Male helper.
  • 70 years and above for Women:
    • Must be accompanied by a Female helper along with male Mehram
    • Group shall comprise of 2 persons (Aged + Helper) & for Lady aged person Group size 3 (Aged + Lady Helper + Mehram)
  • Applicants who have been unsuccessful for last 3 years (10,000 applications):
    • All applicants must have been unsuccessful for 3 years i.e 2017, 2018 & 2019
    • Applicants must form a separate group
  • Overseas Pakistanis applicants (1,000 applications):
    • Applicants must have valid NICOP & Ordinary Machine Readable Passport

Documents Require for Govt Hajj 2020

  • Three Photographs:
    • 4×3 Centimeter with light blue background should be obtained without glasses. (Polaroid and scanned photos are not allowed)
    • In case of women, photo wearing Scarf is mandatory i.e. head, neck and ears covered
  • International Machine Readable (IMRP) Passport Copy:
    • Validity period of passport must not be less than 01 February 2021
  • Valid CNIC Copy
  • Medical Certificate (only for successful applicants):
    • Blood group test report

Govt Hajj Application Form Submission Dates

The government of Pakistan announced that the designated branches of the banks will start receiving Hajj applications from 24th February 2020 to 6th March 2020.

Submit Online Hajj 2020 Applications

This year Banks introduces the facility of Online Submission of Hajj Application. Here is the list of Banks who are accepting the online forms from their official websites.

Name of Bank Website Online Submission
Allied Bank Limitedhttps://www.abl.com/govt-hajj-scheme-2020/NO
Askari Bank Limitedhttps://askaribank.com/NO
Bank Alfalah Limitedhttps://www.bankalfalah.com/islamic-banking/government-of-pakistan-hajj-scheme-2020NO
Bank Al-Habib Limitedhttps://www.bankalhabib.com/posts/hajj-applications-2020NO
Faysal Bank Limitedhttps://www.faysalbank.com/en/islamic/hajj-2020/apply-hajj-2020/YES
Habib Bank Limitedhttps://www.hbl.com/NO
Habib Metropolitan Bank Limitedhttps://www.habibmetro.com/NO
MCB Bank Limitedhttps://www.mcb.com.pk/NO
Meezan Bank Limitedhttps://www.meezanbank.com/govt-hajj-2020/NO
National Bank of Pakistanhttps://nbp.com.pk/index.aspxNO
The Bank of Punjabhttps://www.bop.com.pk/NO
United Bank Limited(UBL)https://www.ubldirect.com/corporate/HajjApplyNow.aspxYES
Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limitedhttps://www.ztbl.com.pk/product-services/hajj-applications-2/NO

List of Banks Accepting Hajj Application Forms 2020

  1. Allied Bank Limited
  2. Askari Bank Limited
  3. Bank Alfalah Limited
  4. Bank Al-Habib Limited
  5. Faysal Bank Limited
  6. Habib Bank Limited
  7. Habib Metropolitan Bank Limited
  8. MCB Bank Limited
  9. Meezan Bank Limited
  10. National Bank of Pakistan
  11. The Bank of Punjab
  12. United Bank Limited(UBL)
  13. Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited

Govt Hajj 2020 Cost Price

Hajj application forms can be collected free of cost from any designated Bank’s Branch. The dues for Govt. Hajj Scheme 2020 as announced by the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MORA) are as follows:

Government Hajj Scheme 2020 Application Forms

Govt Hajj 2020 Successful Candidates List

Since the applications are in process right now , Please visit later to check the list
Click here to Check the Govt Hajj 2020 Draw List

FAQs

HAJJ QUOTA FOR PAKISTAN:
Hajj quota for Pakistan is179, 210 which was fixed in 2011 by the Ministry of Hajj & Umrah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) with the ratio of one thousand pilgrims per one million Muslim inhabitants

HOW MUCH TIME DO WE HAVE TO ENROLL THROUGH GOVERNMENT HAJJ SCHEME – 2020? WHAT IS THE CRITERION FOR SUCCESS FOR GOVERNMENT HAJJ SCHEME?
The Hajj applications will be accepted between 24th February to 4th March i.e. 10 days. If a group leader is successful, all of its members are successful. Groups are encouraged to optimize the chance of qualifying for Hajj 2020

WHAT IS A GROUP?
Anybody can apply singly; however, two or more people (up to 14) can form a Group. Bank branch will manage this where the applications are being submitted.

HOW CAN PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED / HANDICAPPED PEOPLE APPLY FOR HAJJ SERVICES?
Physically challenged / handicapped people must nominate an attendant to travel with them. The details of the nominated person are to be filled in the Hajj form.

WHO IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO PERFORM HAJJ 2020?

The following are the categories that will not be eligible for Hajj 2020:

  • Women who are five months and above into their pregnancy, at the time of departure for Hajj
  • People suffering from any sort of communicable/ contagious diseases/ mental illness, people suffering from TB, acute asthma, severe heart conditions, uncontrollable diabetes and blood pressure.
  • All those who have performed Hajj under Govt. Hajj Scheme in the last 5 years (2015 and onwards) except those applying as Mehram.In this regard, the repeater(s) including mehram will have to pay the additional taxes levied, if any, by the Saudi Authorities prior to their departure
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