Government of Pakistan Hajj Scheme 2024: Application and Package Details

Government of Pakistan Hajj Scheme 2024: Application and Package Details

Introduction

The Government of Pakistan has announced the Hajj Scheme 2024, offering various packages and sponsorship options for pilgrims. Here’s a comprehensive guide outlining the application process, required documentation, package details, and optional facilities.

The application period for the

Government of Pakistan Hajj Scheme 2024

The application period for the Government of Pakistan Hajj Scheme 2024 has closed (applications were accepted from November 27 to December 31, 2023). However, the scheme offered two package options:

  • Regular Scheme (38-42 days): This included a stay in Makkah and Madinah. Costs varied by region, ranging from ₨ 1,065,000 to ₨ 1,075,000.
  • Sponsorship Scheme (USD): This was for applicants receiving funds from abroad. Selection was first-come, first-served. Prices ranged from $3,765 to $3,800 depending on the region.

Application Period and Documentation

Applications will be accepted from 27th November 2023 to 22nd December 2023 at all branches nationwide. To apply, the following documentation is required:

  • Original CNIC (valid till 16th December 2024)
  • Original Passport of the Hajj Applicant (valid till 16th December 2024)
  • COVID Vaccination Certificate approved by the Saudi Government
  • Medical Certificates
  • 3 Photographs (4 x 3 cm) with a Light Blue Background
  • Valid Bank Account of the Applicant

Government Regular Hajj Scheme 2024

  • Selection Criteria: Successful applications will be chosen through a ballot conducted by the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
  • Account Requirement: Applicants must have an account with BAFL or any other bank (single or joint).
  • Package Details:
Type of PackageSouth Region (Karachi, Sukkur & Quetta)North Region (Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore, etc.)
Long PackagePKR 1,065,000PKR 1,075,000
Short PackagePKR 1,140,000PKR 1,150,000
  • Optional Facilities:
    • Qurbani Charges: PKR 60,000
    • Residential Category in Makkah: Starting from PKR 180,000

Government Sponsorship Hajj Scheme 2024

Type of PackageSouth Region (Karachi, Sukkur & Quetta)North Region (Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore, etc.)
Long Package$3,765$3,800
Short Package$4,015$4,050
  • Optional Facilities:
    • Qurbani Charges: $215
    • Residential Category in Makkah: Varies based on availability

Hajj Dues for Infants

Infants born after 23-07-2022 accompanying their parents will have specific Hajj dues:

  • Long Package: PKR 355,000 / USD 1,250
  • Short Package: PKR 362,500 / USD 1,275

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship Hajj Collection Account – MORA:
    • IBAN: PK19ALFH5504005001717375
    • Swiftcode: ALFHPKKAXXX

To ensure timely processing of Hajj applications, the SWIFT message must include specific information detailed by the Ministry of Religious Affairs.

For a detailed calculation of Hajj dues, use the Hajj Package Calculator provided.

The Government of Pakistan’s Hajj Scheme 2024 offers comprehensive packages and sponsorships, providing pilgrims with accessible options to perform Hajj in accordance with their preferences and requirements. Apply within the specified dates and adhere to the documentation guidelines for a smooth application process.

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