Hajj Campaign

Askari Bank making your Sacred Journey of Hajj Convenient

Hajj applications will be received at all Askari Bankbranches from 15th to 24th January, 2018

  • Successful Hajj applicants will be selected on the basis of ballot by Ministry of Religious Affairs.
  • Any person who has performed Hajj-e-Badal or Hajj during previous years will not be eligible to apply for Hajj-2018 under this scheme except Mehram Pilgrims. However, those Pilgrims who are performing Hajj again will have to pay additional charges as implemented by the Saudi Government before departure for Hajj.
  • International machine readable passports valid at least upto 20th February, 2019.
  • NADRA’s Computerized CNIC.
  • Medical fitness certificate attested by a Medical Officer of any Federal / Provincial Government / Semi Government / Armed Forces / Autonomous Bodies / Corporation Hospitals.
  • People suffering from any sort of communicable / contagious disease / Mental illness will not be eligible to travel for Hajj.
Place of Departure Without Qurbani With Qurbani
Karachi, Sukkur and Quetta Rs. 270,000 Rs. 283,050
Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Sialkot and Rahimyar Khan Rs. 280,000 Rs. 293,050
Hajj Dues on Account of Infants for Hajj 2018
Hajj Dues
S# Item South Region North Region
1 10% of Hajj airfare 8,400/- 9,300/-
2 Hujjaj Mohafiz Fund 500/- 500/-
3 Vaccination Charges 1,000/- 1,000/-
4 Zamzam Charges 290/- 290/-
Total 10,190/- 11,090/-
Q: When will the Hajj Application process start?
January 15, 2018

Q: What is the time period for applying?
Between January 15, to January 24, 2018

Q: What is Hajj Policy?
Hajj application will be received for 10 days and in case of over subscription “BALLOTING” will be held to decide the successful Hajj Applications.

Q: What is the process for the application to be finalized for Hajj?
The applications will be finalized after balloting.

Q: What is the basis of balloting?
Balloting will be held amongst all Group leaders. If a Group leader gets successful, all of its members will automatically qualify for Hajj-2018 & Vice Versa. Small Family based groups will be encouraged to optimize the chance of qualifying for Hajj -2018.

Q: Date of Balloting?
Friday January 26, 2018

Q: Hajj Forms availability?
Hajj forms 2018 are available at all Askari Bank Branches.

Q: What is the Hajj Application Fee?

Place of Departure Charges
Without Qurbani With Qurbani
Karachi /Sukkur/Quetta PKR. 270,000 PKR. 283,050
Peshawar/Islamabad/Lahore/Multan/Faisalabad/ Rahim Yar Khan/Sialkot PKR. 280,000 PKR. 293,050

Qurbani Charges PKR 13,050/- are optional and will be charged, in addition to the Hajj dues, from those Hajis who opt to perform Qurbani through Bank Voucher/Coupon.

Q: What is the Hajj Application Fee for Infants?

Hajj Dues on Account of Infants for Hajj 2018
Hajj Dues
S# Item South Region North Region
1 10% of Hajj airfare 8,400/- 9,300/-
2 Hujjaj Mohafiz Fund 500/- 500/-
3 Vaccination Charges 1,000/- 1,000/-
4 Zamzam Charges 290/- 290/-
Total 10,190/- 11,090/-

Q: Hajj Restriction?
All those who have performed Hajj during last years in Government Scheme are not eligible to apply for Hajj 2018, unless they are a Mehram. However, those pilgrims who are performing Hajj again will have to pay additional charges as implemented by Saudi Government before departure for Hajj.

Q: What are the documents required?

  • 3 colored photos with light blue back ground, size 4 x 3 cm
  • Valid CNIC, Form B for children under 18 years
  • Machine readable passport (validity till 20-02-2019)

Q: Who can be a Mehram?
Husband, father, brother, son, maternal and paternal grandfathers (nana & dada), father – in – law, paternal uncle, maternal uncle (mamu), Nephew (bhanja and bhateeja), son – in – law, grandson (nawasa and pota).

Q: Does a Shia lady need a Mehram?
Shia Lady aged 45 years and above does not need Mehram.

Q: Who can certify the medical portion on the Hajj form?
Medical Fitness Certificate to be attested by a Medical Officer of any Federal/Provincial/Semi Government/Armed Forces/Autonomous Bodies/Corporations Hospitals.

Q: What is a Hajj Group?
Anybody can apply singly; however two or more people (up to 14) can form a Group. Concerned branch will manage this, any single lady who doesn’t have a Mehram can be put into a family group so she doesn’t have any problems. In case of more than 14 people, 2 or more Groups can be formed.

Q: Do Hajjis need to carry Saudi Riyals?
Yes, every Hajji will need minimum 2,000 Saudi Riyals (to be arranged by Hajis themselves through Foreign Exchange Co. in Pakistan) in addition to the Hajj Application Fee.