Karnataka State Haj Committee has invited applications from Muslims who have never performed the pilgrimage from 6th February, 2013. The Executive Officer of Karnataka State Haj Committee A B Ibrahim has informed that Haj applications would be accepted till 20th March from 10 am and 3 pm throughout the working days.
Interested pilgrims can obtained form from Karnataka Haj Committee office on Richmond Road in Bangalore free of cost or downloaded from the website of Haj Committee of India http://www.hajcommittee.com./
The application forms can either be submitted / hand-delivered or posted to the Karnataka State Haj Committee, No. 84/A, Richmond Road, Bangalore 560025 before 20th March, 2013.
NOTE: Only those passport will be accepted which are validity date of at least March, 2014.
Besides, applicants should also ensure their passports contain at least two empty visa pages adjacent to each other. Otherwise they are also advised to apply for renewal of their passport.
Website address of Karnataka State Haj Committee : http://www.karhaj.in/
Contact Number – +91 80 2224 4434
The Regional Passport Office of Karnataka has allowed intending Haj pilgrims also to make use of the “Walk in with ARN (Application Reference Number)” facility. It is extended to certain categories at the Passport Seva Kendras (PSK) in Bangalore, Mangalore and Hubli. The Walk in with ARN facility at PSKs is available between 9.30 AM and 11 AM. To know the details related to passport visit www.passportindia. gov.in