For all those who are willing to perform Hajj this year, branches of 13 banks have now started receiving Government Scheme Hajj applications.

Following banks are now receiving Hajj applications: 

  1. United Bank Limited
  2. National Bank of Pakistan
  3. Muslim Commercial Bank
  4. Allied Bank Limited
  5. Agriculture Development Bank Limited
  6. Bank of Punjab; Bank Alfalah
  7. Meezan Bank
  8. Habib Metropolitan Bank
  9. Dubai Islamic Bank Limite
  10. Faysal Bank Limited
  11. Askari Bank Limited


The deadline to submit applications is January 24

Balloting Date

Balloting to choose pilgrims would be held on January 26

Hajj Inquiry Number


Hajj 2018 Policy Details

Hajj quota for Pakistanis 179,210
No. of Pilgrims to be managed by Government 120,000
Seats reserved for citizens over 80 years of age 10,000
Northern region Rs. 280,000.
Southern region Rs. 270,000.
Extra Amount to be given for Animal Sacrifice Rs. 13,050


  • A person performing Hajj through Government Scheme has been declared not eligible for applying for Hajj, the only exception is mehram accompanying a woman for Hajj.
  • 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.
  • For the first time, three private airlines have been included in Hajj flight operation between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, apart from PIA.
  • The successful pilgrims could see the status of their application on the ministry’s website, and

Hajj Policy 2018: Packages & New Rules Revealed