Category Archives: Press Release

Increment in Hajj VISA by another 1000

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On the 13th of August 2018, the South African Hajj and Umrah Council received official correspondence from
the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Pretoria, that a Royal Decree has been issued to South Africa to increase the number of Hajj Visas by another 1000.

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2nd SAHUC HAJJ ROADSHOWS FOR 2018

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The South African Hajj and Umrah Council is pleased to inform accredited Hajjuj as well as the Muslim Community at large that the SAHUC Hajj Mission programs will be taking place on the following dates at the venues listed attached:

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1st SAHUC HAJJ ROADSHOWS 2018

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The South African Hajj and Umrah Council is pleased to inform Hajj Applicants and the larger Muslim Community that the SAHUC Hajj Awareness programme will be taking place on the following dates at the venues listed attached.

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HAJJ & MEDICAL MISSION APPLICATIONS

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The SAHUC BOARD and National General Council (NGC) member organizations of the South African Hajj and Umrah Council takes pleasure to invite applications for Hajj and Medical Mission workers for the coming Hajj season 1439H / 2018.

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Hajj & Umrah Electronic VISA’s

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With immediate effect all Visa’s issued by the Saudi Embassy South Africa will be in Electronic format as apposed to the previous hard copy VISA.

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Revised Accreditation Process for 1439H – 2018

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Due to the majority of Hajj operators not having their Hajj packages ready for accreditation, SAHUC has revised the timing for selection of accredited Hajj Operators for Hajj 1439 H (2018).

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Accreditation for 1439H – 2018

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The early release of the accreditation process helps prospective Hujjaaj to adequately plan for their upcoming Hajj. It also allows applicants to decline accreditation and transfer their applications giving others in the queue an opportunity to be accredited.

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SAHUC Frequently asked Questions and Answers

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Frequently asked questions and Answers from SAHUC

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Additional Quota to South Africa for 1439 H – 2018

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By the invitation of the Ministry of Hajj, the South African Hajj and Umrah Council (SAHUC) delegation, accompanied by the South African Consul General has met with the Ministry of Hajj and some of its affiliate bodies to sign the agreements (Protocols) for Hajj 1439H (2018).

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CHINESE VISA FOR HAJJ 1439 H – 2018

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SAHUC has learnt of a message that has gone viral regarding a Hajji not receiving a visa from the Embassy of Saudi Arabia where blame is apportioned to SAHUC for verification of the Hajjis Islamic affiliation.

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