Private Tour Operators(PTOs)
Extension of last Date for PTO Registration Apply upto 31-JAN-2017
Clarifications dated 04-Jan-2017 for Registration of PTOs for Haj-2017.
Circular inviting application for Registration of PTOs for Haj-2017.
Extention of Last Date for Inviting EoI from CA firms for Haj-2017 regarding.
Inviting EoI from CA firms for scrutinizing & processing of PTO Applications for Haj-2017.
Mandatory Medical Insurance for each PTO Haj Pilgrim (Not a Group Insurance)- Clarification
Services of Moallims through South Asian Moassassah - Computerized Registration of PTos regarding
Requirement for Online Registration on 'e-Path Portal' of KSA Government for Visa Issuance
Discontinuation of KSA Visa Stickers instead A4 Print Paper regarding
Policy for Registration of PTOs
- The Hon'ble Supreme Court has approved the regime of 5 years for GOI's Haj Policy (instead of the earlier practice of fixing the Policy annually).
- The latest Haj Policy stands valid for the period 2013-17.
- Based on the approved PTOs policy, MEA issued Press Release dated 29.04.2016 inviting applications for registration of PTOs for Haj-2016.
- Registration of PTOs is being done in two categories.
- PTOs having done 7 or more Haj are eligible under Category-I and others are kept under Category-II.
- The PTOs policy also provides for entry of new entrants. New PTOs can apply for registration under Category-II by virtue of facilitating the minimum of 50 pilgrims in a year for any 5 years.
- In terms of the PTOs Policy 2013-17, 70% seats will be allocated to eligible PTOs under Category-I and 30% to eligible PTOs under Category-II.
- Based on this criteria, for Haj-2016, the PTOs qualify under Category-I, have been allocated 25,200 seats (70% of 36,000) and PTOs under Category-II were allocated 10,800 seats (30% of 36,000).
- For Haj-2016, quota have been allocated to 268 PTOs under Category-I and 216 PTOs under Category-II.
- Terms & Conditions for PTOs for Haj-2016
- Allocation of Quota to PTOs for Haj-2016
- PTOs Category Upgradation Request Invited (from Category-II to Category-I) : Last Date 30-June-2016
- Applications Invited for Regn. of PTOs for Haj-2016 - Hon'ble Supreme Court directives
- Applications Invited for Regn. of PTOs for Haj-2016 : Clarification dated 15-May-2016
- Applications Invited for Regn. of PTOs for Haj-2016 : Clarification dated 06-May-2016
- Applications Invited for Regn. of PTOs for Haj-2016 : Press Release dated 29-April-2016 (Revised)
- Applications Invited for Regn. of PTOs for Haj-2016 : Press Release dated 28-April-2016
- PTOs allotted Quota for Haj-2015
- 144 Qualified PTOs without Quota due to draw of lots for Haj-2015