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"Hajj and Umrah": a new mechanism for the camps of internal pilgrims companies

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah confirmed that it will implement this year a new exceptional mechanism to allocate sites and camps to companies and institutions for pilgrims inside due to the pandemic conditions and the limited number of pilgrims, who number 60,000 citizens and residents. According to Okaz.

The ministry explained that the percentage of allocation to companies and institutions will be compared to the total number of pilgrims licensed for companies and institutions, not exceeding 17% only, and the allocation will be implemented in 3 main stages, the first stage is allocated to companies and institutions wishing to work according to the first formula (working in an independent camp), which is entitled to It has a choice of camps with capacities from 100-600 pilgrims, and the number is 25 camps.

The Ministry will allocate in attendance in the hall according to the date and times specified for each group and will give priority in selection and allocation to the facility with the highest rating according to the evaluation of 1439 AH, provided that the capacity of the chosen camp is not higher than its share after applying the percentage. in the evaluation.

The allocation continues at this stage until all the camps are allocated, or allocate to all advanced facilities, and in the event that there are camps that were not allocated at this stage, they will be moved to the third allocation stage to be allocated to alliances.

In a related context, the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah published the requirements and the registration mechanism through the electronic track for domestic pilgrims for this year, who have not performed Hajj during the last 5 years.

The mechanism announced by the ministry included registration via the link and the electronic path for pilgrims inside, taking into account the following requirements: “The age groups should be from 18 to 65 years, and the three types of immunization are required, which are: immunized, immunized with a single dose, vaccinated and recovering, and free from chronic diseases. ».


The Ministry allowed registration for residents from inside the Kingdom and Saudi citizens, who had not performed Hajj during the last 5 years. The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah also confirmed the registration of those wishing individually, and women have the right to register without a mahram "with the Women's League".


The ministry indicated that the sorting is carried out based on the achievement of health and organizational standards, and priority is given to those who have not previously performed the Hajj, taking into account the age groups, and the purchase of the package and payment within 3 hours of choosing the packages to avoid cancellation.