How to Apply for a Pilgrim Card In United Arab Emirates

Apply for a Pilgrim Card In United Arab Emirates By Online

  1. To apply for the Pilgrim Card it is necessary to register online, this is done by contacting one of the accredited registration centre or other means made public through Awqaf). Registration is made with The Emirates ID card reader. It is necessary to provide a copy of your passport along with the unicoded page to one of the authorized centres. Central Registration Offices that are Authorized:
    1. Awqaf branches are located across the UAE.
    2. Tamm service centers in Western region.
    3. Tas’heel’s service centres are affiliated with Tas’heel service centres are affiliated with the Ministry of Human Resource and Emiratisation.
    4. Branch offices and offices that are part of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai.
    5. Branch offices and branches from the Sharjah Islamic Affairs Department.
    6. Offices of the certified Hajj as well as Umrah contractors.
  2. You will receive an SMS including your application reference. You can check the status of the application.
  3. When your application is approved after which you will be notified about the outcome on your request.
  4. After receiving an text message with your approval, you can choose the most suitable Hajj campaign.
  5. Hajj campaigns will be able to enter their programs, services, and costs into the system. You must select the preferred Hajj contractor using the online service of Awqaf and then follow the financial and administrative procedures:
    1. Input your Reference Number, Emirates ID number as well as the mobile number that you used for registration.
    2. Click on the ‘Continue’ button.
    3. You will receive an SMS with a verification code that you be required to enter on the next screen before proceeding.
  6. The next step is a medical exam at the clinics endorsed to health departments located in the UAE:
    1. You’ll need to take a medical test and get the necessary vaccinations in one of the approved medical centers. Emirates Identification or reference is needed for doing this. If you did not complete the medical examination, you will receive an SMS reminder to take it.
    2. After the finalization the medical report is completed, it is uploaded into the Hajj registration system.
  7. The card is printed:
    1. If the application is accepted from The Hajj contracting company, you must accept the contract and pay the fee.
    2. Following this, the person will issue the pilgrim’s card and give it the person who will complete the Hajj Rituals.

Required Documents For Apply for a Pilgrim Card

  • Copy of ID
  • Passport
  • Agreement signed with campaign’s owner

Office Locations and Contacts

GENERAL Autority for International Affairs and Endowments (GAIAE)

Address: General Authority for Islam and Endowments-Murour Street- Madinat Zayed- Near the Post Office & EMPOST



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Work hours:
07:30 – 14:30

Working Days:
Sunday to Thursday

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