2018 Ramadan Umrah

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Date(s) - 06/06/2018 - 06/17/2018
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2018 Umre Şartnamesi Türkçe İndir
2018 Umrah Conditions Download


For the Muslims who want to go to Umrah from the United States of America, Washington Turkish Embassy of Religious Affairs, and Turkish American Community Center will conduct the organization with the help of Republic of Turkey Presidency of Religious Affairs and Turkey Diyanet Foundation like the previous years.

This year Umrah organization will be 7 days in Makkah and 3 days in Madinah, a total of 10 days between June 6, 2017 (Wednesday) and June 17, 2017 (Sunday).


Applications for 2018 Umrah Organization will be available between June 6, 2018, and June 17, 2018, via www.diyanetamerica.org/umrah. All information should be filled out completely and exactly like how it appears on their passport. On the application page, the passport data page should be scanned and uploaded to the system. The fee for the Umrah will be paid via Bank Account below right after the online registration. Those who are pre-registered should prepare their documents listed below and mail or deliver them by hand to Diyanet Center of America at their earliest convenience. After the payments and the documents are received their registration will be complete.


We have 5-star hotels are in Makkah and Madinah Haram. Breakfast and dinner buffet included. They can choose to stay in single, double, triple or quad rooms. Our hotels are as follows: Jazeerah Hotel in Mecca & Grand Marmara, Daru’n-Naim or Bosphorus-2 in Madinah. All of our airfare will be through Turkish Airlines.

Single Room 3500 USD
Double Room 3250 USD (per person)
Triple Room 3000 USD (per person)
Quad Room 2750 USD (per person)


1.Round trip flight tickets to Saudi Arabia.
2.Accommodations in Makkah and Madinah.
3.The fees that are required by the Saudi Government.
4.Visa applications and ticket purchases.
5.Bus rentals in Jiddah-Makkah- Madinah and organizing the bus visits in Makkah and Madinah. The roundtrip from and to the USA will be via airfare. However, trips from Makkah to Madinah and/or Madinah to Makkah and the visit locations in Makkah and Madinah (like Arafat, Muzdalifah, Mina, Hira, Sawr etc.) will be done by bus.
6.Travelers’ luggage transportation to the airport on the way back home.
7.The travelers will stay in 5-star hotels.
8.Breakfast and dinner buffets will be provided throughout their stay.
9.The umrah travelers who have health issues in Makkah and Madinah will have a chance to get treatment, even the most critical surgeries, in Diyanet’s fully operated hospitals as in or outpatient. Diyanet’s hospitals have all the latest technology in addition to their specialized doctors. If needed the treatment and examinations can be done without any charge and all the medicines are also free of charge.
10.The terminal round-trip operations and all kinds of health and government issues will be carried out by experts of the Presidency of Religious Affairs.
11.During the period in Makkah, travelers’ private expenses will be their own responsibility.
12.Those who will join our Umrah Organization from Turkey need to be ready at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport at the announced date and time.
13.There will be a seminar called “Sacred Journey: Umrah” for our pilgrims in Washington, New York, and Kentucky to give information about the trip. All male and female applicants are encouraged to participate in this seminar. Detailed information will be given after the application is complete.
14.The ones who have to cancel the trip for any reason will get their reimbursement after all the expenses that were done up to that date are deducted.
15.After the Umrah is completed the travelers have a chance to stay in Turkey if they wish to do so. They have to return to the US within the 3 months counting the departure date from the US as Day 1. There is no open ticket option available. Umrah applicants are required to give the exact return dates during the online application process. Otherwise, any ticket change fees will belong to the traveler. Our organization has no responsibility in this regard. There will be no new ticket purchase or a change in the airlines for any issue. If this is done, there will be no reimbursement for the new ticket and/or the unused ticket.
16.Any type of insurance like travel, health, and accident will be the applicant’s responsibility.
17.Travelers’ baggage allowance is 40 kg including the Zamzam water and 8 kg carry-on bag. Fees for going over this allowance or having any extra luggage will be the travelers’ responsibility.
18.Any flight delay and lost or late coming luggage is the airlines’ responsibility.
19.Umrah pilgrims need to pay any damage they caused in Makkah and Madinah.
20.Travelers are not allowed to bring any products or publications that are forbidden by the Saudi Government.
21.If anyone passes away during the Umrah, they will be buried where they died. The burial will be performed by the Presidency of Religious Affairs.
22.Our organization will not be responsible for the services that can’t be provided or can only be partially provided due to restrictions from the Saudi Arabia local authorities.
23.Flights will only be from the airports where Turkish Airlines flights are available (Washington D.C., New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco etc.). Participants from Los Angeles and San Francisco will have to add an extra $200 to the Umrah fee.
24.Any abnormal increase in flight fees might be added to the designated amount later.
25.Getting to the airport in the US will be the traveler’s responsibility.
26.In case of insufficient applications, the program may be canceled.


For Men:
Backpack, Book Set, Slipper bag, Belt, 10 masks, Fragrance-free soap, Pouch, Ihram

For Women:
Backpack, Book Set, Slipper bag, Pouch, 10 Masks, Fragrance fee soap, Towel, Headscarf


2018 Umrah Organization expected travel dates are below.
June 6, 2018 USA-ISTANBUL / June 7, 2018 ISTANBUL- JEDDAH
June 17, 2018 MADINAH-ISTANBUL / June 17, 2018 ISTANBUL-USA


-Original Passport. Passports should be biometric (should have a chip) and should be valid at least 6 months starting from departure date for Umrah.
-Original Residency Documents.
-3 recent biometric photos with white background.
-Copy of Turkish ID Card cut in original size, front and back, if applicable.
-Copy of payment/transfer receipt
-Meningitis shot record (Mencevax ACW 135 Y). This shot is valid for 3 years. Any valid vaccination record can be used. There is no need to get vaccinated again.
-The female candidates who were born after June 6, 1978 (younger than 40) and will be alone during the Umrah travel need to fill out the form given on the link below. Please click here to download the form on your computer.
-The applicants who will be traveling with their spouse should send the copy of their marriage certificate.
-The female candidates who were born after June 6, 1978 (younger than 40) and will be alone during the Umrah travel need to fill out the form given on the link below. Please click here to download the form on your computer.

The Address for the final registration is
Address: Diyanet Center of America
9610 Good Luck Road Lanham, Maryland 20706
Phone number: 301-459-9589 (Between 11:00am to 6:00pm everyday )

Bank Account for Payments
Bank Name: Bank of America
Account number: 2260 0568 3772
Routing Number for wire transfer: 026009593
Routing Number for bank direct: 052001633
Swift Code:       BOFAUS3N

E-MAIL: hac@diyanetamerica.org


28 thoughts on "2018 Ramadan Umrah"

  1. Mehmet Omur (Omar) Naz says:

    My son at 10 years old he is full accomadation or less if I would like to add on my plan

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      We will have discounts for kids. It will be announcing soon. We are trying to get a deal from our flight partner Turkish Airlines.

  2. Souad Eddbarhi says:

    How do I make the payment after I complete the online application?

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Payments via Transfer to our Bank Account:

      Bank Name: Bank of America
      Account number: 2260 0568 3772
      Routing Number: 026009593
      Swift Code: BOFAUS3N

      1. Souad Eddbarhi says:

        I just tried setting up a transfer but it’s telling the routing number is not a valid us number. Can I mail a check with the rest of my documents?

        1. DiyanetAmerica says:

          We updated the Routing number for on-site in Bank and wire transfer.

          1. Souad Eddbarhi says:

            I just completed the transfer via my bank and I submitted the online application yesterday. Inshaallah I will be mailing my documents today. Will I receive a confirmation to make sure everything was received?

          2. DiyanetAmerica says:

            Our coordinator will let you know insaAllah.

  3. Oleger says:

    What does “Passport Photo” mean please? Are you referring to a photo of my passport, or a passport compliant photo of myself?

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Photo page of your passport.

  4. najeem sulaimon says:

    do I need to make the pay the at once or I can make the payment twice

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      We expect the attendees pay the fee before Umrah.

  5. Najeem says:

    My application has been submitted online can I make the payment on Monday and what do I need to show that the money was paid by me.

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      JAK. You can send us the payment receipt to our account.

  6. abualip says:

    Assalamu alaikum,
    Do you have 2018 Hajj service?


    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Walikum Assalaam, yes we have, please visit here http://www.diyanetamerica.org/hac

  7. Najeem says:

    Do you have any specific place that someone can get the short or just any were.

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      What do you mean? Can you explain details?

  8. Najeem says:

    Am taking about the vaccine

  9. Najeem says:

    That if you have a particular place to go get that or I can go anywhere for that.

    1. Meriem Hamilton says:

      You can go anywhere. I got mine done at CVS. Walmart does them. So basically any pharmacy.

  10. Najeem says:


  11. Lamin Kpana says:

    Sala’mualakum, can someone please confirm if there is any programme for people who want to go to Hajj this year? Thanks

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Walikum Assalaam, yes we have Hajj program also.

  12. Muhammad Shoaib Iqbal says:

    Is the deadline still open?

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Unfortunately, registration closed.

  13. Shelly Saglik says:

    Will there be another umrah this year ? If not is there one you recommend leaving from Turkey that would be ok for someone that doesn’t speak Turkish?

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      We organize for Winter too, after Hajj Season.

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