Hajj and Umrah 1444H/2023
14 Apr 2023
Hajj is an annual Islamic religious pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Hajj 1444H will take place between 26 June to 1 July 2023. Nusuk Hajj is the only platform formally approved by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Hajj and Umrah to provide Hajj services for the year 1444/2023.
- All pilgrims from Europe (including UK), the Americas, Australia and New Zealand wishing to perform Hajj must make a request through the official Ministry of Hajj Nusuk Hajj platform.
- The Council of British Hajjis (CBHUK) have advised UK pilgrims not to make payments to any other travel agent claiming they are authorised to sell a Hajj package for 1444/2023.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Ministry of Health (MoH) have issued their Health Requirements and Recommendations for Travellers to Saudi Arabia for Hajj and Umrah 1444H/2023. This includes details of mandatory and recommended vaccinations, COVID-19 testing requirements and disease prevention advice.
Please see the Hajj and Umrah page for details of how to best prepare yourself and your family for the pilgrimage.
Further information is available from:
- FCDO: Foreign Travel Advice Saudi Arabia
- KSA MoH: Pilgrims Health
- CBHUK: HAJJ 2023 – Guidance for British Pilgrims