Government Banks Will Start Accepting Hajj Applications 2018 From Jan 15. The federal government has announced the Hajj Policy 2018 and according to the policy the official hajj scheme quota is 120,000 for government scheme while the 59,210 would perform the Hajj through Private Hajj Scheme.
Hajj Policy 2018 details
Government has reserved nearly 10,000 seats for the citizens over 80 years of age and they will also be accompanied by one attendant.
Furthermore the people intended to perform Hajj but have failed to get their names selected in draws for at least three times will have an additional chance this year. Government has also reserved 10,000 seats for them.
According to the Hajj policy 2018 those who have earlier performed the sacred duty through government scheme will not be eligible to apply via government scheme.
Moreover, the people who have performed hajj in the last three years will not be eligible to apply either through government or private hajj schemes.
Accompanying a Mehram has been made mandatory for each Haji women. However over 45 years women of Fiqia-e-Jafria would be exempted from the condition.
Two percent quota has also been reserved for the handicap people int eh hajj policy 2018.
When to submit Hajj Applications 2018?
According to the Hajj Policy 2018 the government banks will start accepting Hajj Applications starting from 10th January till 24th January. The draw to choose the pilgrims for hajj 2018 through the government scheme will held on 26th January.
Hajj 2018 Dues
As per the Hajj Policy 2018 pilgrims from the North region will pay Rs.280,000 while the pilgrims going to perform Hajj from South Region need to pay Rs 270,000.
Furthermore the intending pilgrims would have to deposit Rs 13,050 additional for sacrifice.
Intended Pilgrims need to have International Machine Readable Passport with the validity of upto 20th February, 2019, a computerised National Identity Card and Medical certificate.
In order to submit hajj applications 2018 via government scheme the intended pilgrims have to obtain Hajj Application forms from the prescribed bank branches mentioned below:
- National Bank Limited (NBP)
- Allied Bank Limited (ABL)
- Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB)
- United Bank Limited (UBL)
- Habib Bank Limited (HBL)
- Bank Alfalah
- Bank of Punjab (BOP)
- Mezan Bank
You can either visit the nearby bank branch to obtain the hajj application forms or also can download it by visiting the official websites of the banks.
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