Recommendations and requirements issued by Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health for entry visas for the Hajj and Umra seasons in 2010 have been released Click Here
Update: Thursday 30/9/10
Following advice received from the Saudi Embassy in London, We can confirm that the Ministry of Hajj has yet to release official pilgrim and tour operator rules and regulations for the Hajj season 2010 (1431AH).
This does not help tour operators and pilgrims in preparing for Hajj; however as soon as we get any updates, we will be posting it on our website and facebook page.
VACCINATIONS REQUIREMENTS FOR HAJJ 2010:
The current advisory from the Saudi Embassy is that all pilgrims will need to have been inoculated against Menningitis with the ACWY vaccine and will need a valid medical certificate to prove this at the time of visa applications.
Note: This can change if there is threat of other infections and outbreak from around the globe. Updates will be posted as they become available.
For more information on health advice for travellers, visit fitfortravel.nhs.uk
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