Following quotations are taken from Foreign & Commonwealth Office's website.
Wherever you’re going, it’s important to prepare before you go. Stay healthy and safe abroad by taking some simple precautions:
Plan your trip using our foreign travel checklist as follows;
We’ve put together a travel
One application form fully completed and signed by the applicant.
Two passport-sized photographs.
The passport should be in order and valid for at list 6 months.
visa applications should be dealt with only through a Hajj & Umrah visa services agents
A meningitis immunisation certificate. (Pilgrims must have thei
There are two rules for women;
a. Having a fellow traveller,
b. Not being late.
There is no objection for women to perform an Umrah with or without their husbands. Shafi'I madhab considered, Muslim women who reach puberty can go to Hajj with trustworthy women, without a mahram, allowab
Ninety-five percent of a project to expand the circumambulation (tawaf) area around the Holy Kaaba (Mataf) has been completed.
As a result of this expansion construction, the capacity of the Holy Kaaba will rise to 3.5 million people from two million.
The ground of Mataf will be extended by sixty percen
The most remarkable woman, the mother of believers, the first wife of the Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him), was born in a county family 68 years before the Hijrah. Her father, Khuwaylid ibn Asad, was a wealthy and prominent character in Quraysh. Her mother, Fatimah bint Za’idah, was known and modest character as well.