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Health requirements and controls

Health requirements in the unified system for pilgrims’ services

About the document

This document aims to explain and clarify the health requirements and controls that will be applied in the unified system for pilgrims’ services for the pilgrims abroad for the season 1443 AH.

Health requirements and controls

Vaccines in the Corona virus (Covid-19)

  1. When adding pilgrims by their representatives from Hajj affairs offices or organizers, they must provide Data on Covid-19 vaccines for pilgrims from one of the vaccines shown below (according to the Weqaya website). Affiliated with the Saudi Ministry of Health - definition- https://covid19.cdc.gov.sa/
    # Vaccine number of Dosing Effective timing additional information wanted
    1 Pfizer-Biontech 2 From the date of receiving the second dose Dosage date
    2 Moderna 2 From the date of receiving the second dose Dosage date
    3 Oxford-AstraZeneca 2 From the date of receiving the second dose Dosage date
    4 Jonson 1 14 days after receiving the dose Dosage date
    5 Sinopharma 2 From the date of receiving the second dose Dosage date
    6 sinovac 2 From the date of receiving the second dose Dosage date
    7 Covaccin 2 From the date of receiving the second dose Dosage date
    8 Sputnik V 2 From the date of receiving the second dose Dosage date
  2. The unified system of Hajj affairs offices and organizers will not allow the addition of pilgrims who are over their age 65 years, depending on the date of birth in the passport data of the pilgrim and the time of adding them via system screens.
  3. The procedures for vaccinations described on the Weqaya website of the Ministry of Health will be applied Saudi Arabia (https://covid19.cdc.gov.sa/ar/vaccinated-definition-dec4/) which contains on the data and doses of vaccines approved in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Vaccines and other health requirements

Vaccines and other health requirements required of pilgrims will be included in the issued Hajj instruction booklet About the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah in each season, which will be available to Hajj affairs offices and organizers through the system Consolidated services for pilgrims.