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Updated March 2023
The Hajj is one of the most important religious events in the Islamic calendar. Millions of Muslims from around the world travel to Makkah each year to participate in the annual pilgrimage.
With the Hajj 2023 coming closer, authorities have now announced the Hajj 2023 registration date, requirements and procedure. Keep reading to find out more about Hajj 2023 registration from Qatar.
Hajj 2023 registration from Qatar news
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is reported to receive around 2 million pilgrims for Hajj this year as per the statement issued by the Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah. Further stressing on the development projects and infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to provide quality services to holy sites, Al-Rabiah stated that projects underway are valued at USD 53bn (SR 200bn) and include the Haramain Express Train, which connects Makkah and Madinah in a two-hour journey.Book cheap flights to Saudi Arabia
Hajj 2023 registration from Qatar starting and closing dates
As announced by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs in Qatar, the online registration for Hajj 2023 process has already commenced from 12 February 2023. It will continue for a month until 12 March 2023.
Hajj 2023 registration from Qatar requirements
As announced by the authorities, the following are some of the registration requirements for Hajj 2023 from Qatar:
- please note that the Qatari government requires applicants to be at least 18 years of age to register
- the maximum number of applicants in one application is six (main applicant and five companions)
- the Hajj applicant must have completed at least two doses of the Covid-19 vaccines approved by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah of Saudi Arabia, such as Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson.
- the expatriates should not be less than 40 years and should have been residing in Qatar for at least 10 years.
Please visit our dedicated Hajj 2023 from Qatar article for more details regarding this year’s pilgrimage.
Hajj 2023 from Qatar registration procedure
The Hajj 2023 registration process from Qatar is quite simple, and as reported by the authorities, the Hajj registration system has been upgraded to ease the process.
To register for Hajj 2023 from Qatar, follow the steps given below:
- visit the hajj.gov.qa website
- select ‘Register Qatari Hajj’
- enter your ID number and expiration date
- enter the captcha accurately
- click on ‘Read and Agreed on Conditions’
- you will now be required to enter your mobile number
- after this, the system will send a text message with a link asking you to provide necessary details such as your passport and email address, among others
- you will receive a reference number through a text message as soon as the Hajj registration application is submitted. This will further help you to track the status of your application online
Please note that as reported by the authorities, the applicants will receive the approval message within ten days after completing the Hajj 2023 registration.
Alternatively, you can also visit our dedicated Hajj 2023 registration article for more details.