hajj 2021 news saudi arabia: Hajj Pilgrimage: The second phase of registration process begins – hajj 2021 portal moves into second phase saudi arabia

Riyadh: The registration process for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage has entered its second phase. Those selected from the more than 5.4 lakh registered in the first phase will be allowed to register for the second phase through the Hajj portal. The Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah said that a mobile message has already been sent to those selected in the first phase. Abdul Fattah bin Sulaiman Masat reported.

Registration process is until July 9th

The second phase of the registration process will continue until 10 pm on July 9. The final selection will be based on criteria such as eligibility and availability of space. Recipients of mobile SMS should visit the website and verify that their personal information is correct and proceed to the next steps. During the second phase of registration, the applicant will have the opportunity to add the name of the companion accompanying the Hajj. But there is a condition that they must have registered online for this Hajj.

Here are the things to do to get a Hajj permit

Those who are not registered will not be allowed to accept as partners. The next step is to accept one of the various packages offered for Hajj. Different packages are provided based on the facilities like accommodation, food and travel. You can choose the appropriate one from it. Then you have to pay for the package through Sadad Electronic Payment System. The Hajj permit will be issued after the completion of all these. The ministry had earlier said that the second phase of the process, including payment of fees within three days of receiving the SMS, should be completed within three days. Those who do not complete the registration within the stipulated time will be replaced by others on the list.

Permission for both nationals and foreigners residing in Saudi Arabia

According to Kovid, only 60,000 people, including locals and foreigners currently living in Saudi Arabia, have the opportunity to perform the Hajj this year. Out of a total of over 5.4 lakh registered candidates, they will be selected on the basis of merit through a lottery. Only people between the ages of 18 and 65 who have been vaccinated and have not performed Hajj in the last five years and are healthy will be able to register. Priority is given to those who apply for Hajj for the first time in their life.

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