After booking for Hajj in Saudi Arabia, you need to pay for local Hajj fee online through SADAD within 72 hours to the Ministry of Hajj. If the fee for Hajj is not paid within 72 hours, it will be canceled and you will have to book for the package again.
STEP 1: In this article, we have used the internet banking account of Al Rajhi Bank to pay for local Hajj fee online through SADAD. The procedure is almost the same in all banks so you would be able to pay the fee if you follow these instructions./
The first step to pay for local Hajj fee online through SADAD is to log in to your internet banking account, select “Payments” from the main screen and then click on “SADAD”. A new page will appear where you will have to select “SADAD Bills”.
STEP 2: Now a new screen will appear where you will have to select “Government Service” in the first selection and “Ministry of Hajj and Umrah” in the Utility Service Provider to pay for local Hajj fee online through SADAD.
After selecting this, open the SMS you have received after making the booking with the Ministry of Hajj. You need to enter the SADAD voucher number provided in the SMS in the third box provided on the screen to pay for local Hajj fee online. After entering the number correctly, click on the “Proceed” button.
STEP 4: The system will fetch the details related to this SADAD number and Hajj booking through the system. You need to cross-check that the amount of bill appearing on this screen reconciles with the amount of your booking.
For example, in my case, the amount of package I have booked for Hajj is SR 16,116. If the amounts reconcile, you can click on the “Confirm” button to pay for local Hajj fee online through SADAD.
STEP 5: In the next step to pay for local Hajj fee online through SADAD, the screen will appear with a message that your SADAD bill has been added successfully. Now, in order to make a payment, you need to activate this bill. Click on “Activate” button given on the same screen.
The system will send a verification code to your registered mobile number and you need to enter back this code to your internet banking account to activate this bill.
STEP 6: Once the bill has been successfully activated, the last step is to make payment for the bill. This is the last step to pay for local Hajj fee online through SADAD, once you confirm the payment and the payment is made by the bank account.
You will receive an SMS from the Ministry of Hajj to confirm that the full amount related to the reservation number XXX has been received.