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Preparation for Hajj
* Fiqh Preparation :
Read all the available materials about how to perform Haj
Preparation ( Tawbah, Wasseyah, Doa'a .........etc.)
* Traveling preparation
( Money, clothes, .......etc.)
may be around 100,000 yen will be
enough for your need including money for gifts in the Arabia + around 120,000
for the ticket ( the ticket money depend upon the season).
the Hajj Visa
Contact the Saudi Embassy one month before Hajj nearly at
the start of Dhul-Qee'dah Month) To confirm the requirement and date
Address : 1-53, Azabu Nagasaka-cho, Minato-ku. T106-0043.
Fax : 03-3589-5200
have the following :
1. your passport
with a valid stay in Japan as well as a re-entry to Japan.
2. two draft
cheeks in Saudi ryal of 444 and 435 , This will cover the transportation( This
include Jeddah-Makkah, makkah-el-madinah and Madenah-Jeddah) as well as stay
during Masha'er only ( from 8 Zou el-Hejjah till 12 of the same month within
3. A round trip tickets from Japan to Saudi Arabia
Health certificate from any Japanese hospital
5. 14 recent photo of yourself
(3cm X 4.5cm) (the number is very strange!)
6. Application form from the
Saudi embassy, fill it.
7. Names of two reference person ( known to the
Embassy). For that you can contact the Islamic center, Kobe Mosque, Arabic
8. Letter from your supervisor in Japan stating your
status of stay in Japan as well as his approval of your trip to Saudi.
The required vaccination, which is not available in Japan So instead you will
sign a paper ( you can get it from the Embassy) telling that you are ready to
take these vaccination in Saudi Arabia.)
Some Important Notices
1. You have to contact with the Saudia embassy (the address is in Living
in Tokyo book) 2 months before Hajj.
2. Try to make reservations for air
ticket at least three months before Hajj (very important)
3. When you
contact with the embassy they will ask you to send them a letter containing your
address and a stamp (100 yen). Then, they will send you a letter containing all
4. Try to contact with any Hajj group from Egypt and ask
them for residence with them and leaving your bags with them.
1. No. 1 Travel (03-3200-8871 Shinjiku)
2. Just Travel
3. Across Travel (03-5391-2871)