Requirements

Each applicant (adults and children) will require the following documents:

  • ORIGINAL Machine Readable Passport (signed on signature strip) valid for at least 6 months from the date of return, with at least two blank pages
  • COPY of the front and back of your PR card (if applicable). Copies of PR Cards need to be notarized, and then authenticated as a true copy by the Office of Global Affairs, Ottawa*
  • ORIGINAL Umrah Visa Application form, filled out in BLOCK letters in black ink. Parents can sign on behalf of minors
  • 2 ORIGINAL Standard passport sized colour photographs on a white background taken within the last 6 months (date stamped on the back). Ladies are requested to be in Hijab
  • COPY of your airline ticket
  • COPY of your MENINGITIS VACCINATION certificate. (Meningitis certificates are generally valid for 3 years)
  • ORIGINAL Signed Contract of Liability Form filled in BLOCK LETTERS in black ink by the Mahram

Additional documents may be required:

  • COPY of your hotel confirmation at Ministry of Hajj approved hotels, if taking VISA ONLY
  • COPY of English or Arabic Marriage Certificate for ladies travelling with their husbands. For lady pilgrims aged under 45 years, this copy will require notarization, and then authentication as a true copy by the Office of Global Affairs, Ottawa*
  • COPY of LONG BIRTH CERTIFICATES showing both Mother’s and Father’s names for each child travelling. This copy will require notarization, and then authentication as a true copy by the Office of Global Affairs, Ottawa*
  • COPY of School Vaccination History for each child travelling
  • ORIGINAL Signed Conversion Letter/Certificate from your local mosque for Muslim reverts with non-Muslim names
  • ORIGINAL Signed Mahram Permission Letter for ladies travelling with Mahram’s other than their immediate Mahram (signed by their immediate Mahram)

*You can arrange this yourself or we can offer notarization and authentication services for an additional $50 per document.

Forms can be loaded from http://www.bookumrah.ca/forms

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us for clarification.