The South African Hajj quota has been restored to 2500 for the year 2017 (1438). The 20% reduction in global quotas has been reversed.
This is good news as we will be allowed to take a further 500 Hujjaj, increasing the previously set quota of 200o to 2500 people.
Official South Atfrican Hajj and Umrah Council (SAHUC) statement:
"We hereby inform the Muslim Community of South Africa, that in its meeting with the Ministry of Hajj today, 22nd January 2017, that it has officially been notified of the 20 % re-instatement of the Quota
"We are pleased to advise that the official quota for Hajj 1438, is 2 500. During our deliberations, the SAHUC Protocol team further requested for an increase in the quota in excess of the 2 500.
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