Every year, millions of people from all around the world do Hajj, an annual religious pilgrimage to Mecca. This year’s Hajj will take place between June 26 and July 1, 2023. Umrah is a pilgrimage that can be performed at any time of year.
The Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council is the only legal entity approved by the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah to arrange the hajj pilgrimage.
The Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council has already begun registration for the projected 15000 pilgrims for this year at 18 registration centers around the country.The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah of Saudi Arabia require certain mobile applications be downloaded and used to request the issuance of permits for scheduled times to enter holy sites. If you choose to travel to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, or require additional information on Hajj and Umrah, please visit the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah’s webpage.
Regional Registration Centers
|Center||City/Town||Contact person||Contact Address|
|1||Finfinne||Bedru Nuru||+251 903 325555|
|2||Robe||Abdulhakim Hassen||+251 912 408936|
|3||Shashemene||Dr Edao Gemeda||+251 916 128601|
|4||Harar||Sh Ibrahim Muktar||+251 910 169817|
|5||Jimma||MuhammadAmin Temam||+251 962 502025|
|6||Addis Ababa||Riyad||+251 912 874572|
|7||Samara||Muhammada Suali||+251 925 226504|
|8||Jigjiga||Ismael||+251 915 006197|
|9||Harar||Ramadan Shah||+251 920 915093|
|10||Asosa||Temkin||+251 917 178751|
|11||Bahardar||Abdurahman||+251 909 910220|
|12||Dessie||Osman||+251 920 000074|
|13||Bonga||Ahmed Ali||+251 917 598370|
|14||Werabe||Abas Yasin||+251 919 381808|
|15||Hawasa||Omar Hussein||+251 916 025124|
|16||Dire Dawa||Ustaz Jud||+251 973 229526|