Will Hajj be allowed in 2021?

On 12 June 2021, the Saudi authorities announced that permission to perform Hajj 1442H this year will be restricted to 60,000 pilgrims who already live in Saudi Arabia [2]. Permission to perform Umrah (normally year-round) was suspended in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

What are the 7 steps of Hajj?

What are the 7 Stages of Hajj?

  • Step#1- Circulating the Kaaba Seven Times.
  • Step#2 – Pray All Day on Mount Arafat.
  • Step#3 – Stay Overnight in Muzdalifah.
  • Step #4- Stoning of the Devil.
  • Step#5 – Run 7 Times between Al-Safa and Al-Marwa.
  • Step#6 –Perform Stoning of the Devil Up to Three Days in Mina.

How can I apply for Hajj 2021?

Steps to complete the service

  1. Log in to Absher platform.
  2. Select the Hajj Permit Service.
  3. Enter the civil registration number of the pilgrims, the date of birth, and then click on (Issuing Hajj Permits).
  4. If the citizen is registering himself or herself as pilgrim, the Hajj permit can be issued and printed directly.

What is Hajj summary?

For Muslims, the Hajj is the fifth and final pillar of Islam. It occurs in the month of Dhul Hijjah which is the twelfth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. It is the journey that every sane adult Muslim must undertake at least once in their lives if they can afford it and are physically able.

What are the 5 days of Hajj?


  • Ihram.
  • Tawaf and sa’ay.
  • First day of Hajj: 8th Dhu al-Hijjah (Tarwiyah Day)
  • Second day: 9th Dhu al-Hijjah (Arafah Day)
  • Third day: 10th Dhu al-Hijjah (Qurban Day)
  • Fourth day: 11th Dhu al-Hijjah.
  • Fifth day: 12th Dhu al-Hijjah.
  • Last day at Mina: 13th Dhu al-Hijjah.

How do I know if Hajj is accepted?

What are the signs of an accepted Hajj?

  • The first sign of an accepted Hajj is your transformation. You must look at how the Hajj has transformed you.
  • The second sign of an accepted Hajj is how good you have become in abstaining from sins.
  • The third sign of an accepted Hajj is becoming a better Muslim.

What are the 5 stages of Hajj?

Makkah – Hajj

  • Ihram. Ihram relates to the state of purity and equality before God (Allah) which Muslims enter before going on Hajj.
  • Ka’bah. On the first day of the Hajj, pilgrims walk around the Ka’bah seven times in an anti-clockwise direction while repeating prayers.
  • Safa and Marwah.
  • Mina.
  • Muzdalifah.
  • Eid ul-Adha.

How much money is needed for Hajj?

During the journey, pilgrims must be debt free with enough savings to provide for dependents at home. While the pilgrimage is affordable for most locals, those living outside of Saudi Arabia can expect the total cost to range from US$3,000 to US$10,000 per person. You will use cash for many of the day-to-day expenses.

What is the cost of Hajj?

He said that if a pilgrim had travelled through a tour operator and had paid Rs 3.5 lakh in 2019 (no Indian pilgrim went in 2020 due to the pandemic), for Haj 2021), he will have to pay around Rs 5 lakh now.

How long is Hajj for?

five to six days
How long is Hajj? The Hajj pilgrimage is performed over five to six days, from the 8th to 12th or 13th of Dhul Hijjah.

When does the Hajj take place in Saudi Arabia?

Hajj is an annual religious pilgrimage to Mecca undertaken each year by 2-3 million people. This year Hajj occurs from approximately July 26, 2020 to August 4, 2020. The Saudi government has announced a series of entry restrictions due to COVID-19, including for religious travel.

Can a woman over 45 travel to hajj without a mahram?

Women over 45 may travel within a tour group and without a mahram provided they submit a notarized letter of no objection from someone who could be considered their mahram, authorizing travel for Hajj or Umrah with the named group.

Can you travel to Saudi Arabia without a Hajj permit?

The Saudi government enforces strict penalties (fines, detention, and travel bans) on people who perform Hajj without this permit. Hajj and Umrah travel plans must be made through a Saudi government-approved travel agent. This is how you obtain entry, accommodation, and transportation in Saudi Arabia.