Saudi Minister of Health: Vaccination with the Corona vaccine is a major condition for participating in Hajj


The Minister of Health in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, directed that the acceptance of the participants in the Hajj season be linked to their receiving the Corona (Covid 19) vaccine, considering it the main condition for participation.

Al-Rabiah said in a circular – according to the newspaper “Okaz” – “You must prepare early to secure the manpower required to operate the health facilities in Makkah Al-Mukarramah, the holy sites and Madinah, and the entry points for pilgrims for the Hajj season for the year 1442, and the formation of the Corona vaccination committee for participants in the Hajj and Umrah season.”

Al-Rabiah stressed that it is mandatory to take the Corona Covid 19 vaccine for those wishing to participate in the Hajj season, as it is one of the requirements for participation in the Hajj season.


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