Pakistan Hajj 2019 – Application Submission From 25th Feb
Pakistan Ministry of Religious Affairs , has announced to receive Hajj applications from 25th February 2019 , from the designated branches of fourteen scheduled banks under Government Scheme . The name of the banks are following :
- Habib Bank Limited
- United Bank Limited
- National Bank of Pakistan
- MCB Bank Limited
- Allied Bank Limited
- Bank of Punjab
- Meezan Bank
- Bank Al-Falah
- Bank Al-Habib
- Zarai Taraqiati Bank
- Faysal Bank
- Habibmetro Bank Limited
- Askari Bank
- Dubai Islamic Bank.
Total Hajj Quota under Government scheme is 179,210 + 5,000 for Hajj 2019. The additional quota of 5,000 will be allotted to newly-enrolled, non-quota-holding companies.
The last date to submit the application is 6th March, 2019 . The whole process would operate according to new Hajj Policy announced last month.The selection of Hujjaj of the Government Hajj Scheme will be made through computerized balloting.
The Hajj dues for Hajj 2019 under the Government Hajj Scheme will be Rs 436,975 and Rs 426,975 for North (which includes Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Sialkot, Faisalabad, Multan, and Rahim Yar Khan) and South (which comprises Karachi, Quetta, and Sukkur), respectively. Qurbani charges will be Rs 19,451 (optional).
Hajj applicants who have been not selected in ballot continuously for the last three years, i.e 2016, 2017, and 2018 for them Pakistan Government has reserved 10,000 seats . About 10,000 seats would be reserved for senior citizens (above the age of 80 years). Female pilgrims above the age of 80 years may be accompanied by female assistant along with their Mehram . Male pilgrims of same age group would be accompanied by one helper.
NOTE : International Machine Readable Pakistani Passport (IMRPP) valid up to 10th February , 2020 (or February 2, 2020) and a valid CNIC will be required for submission of the Hajj application in the banks.
All the best to all the Pakistani Hajj applicants . Be ready with all the required documents , if have any doubt , please put up your questions in the comment box .