Visit your local Miles Pharmacy for expert face-to-face advice on vaccination requirements for Hajj and Umrah

How Can Miles Pharmacy Help with The Hajj & Umrah Vaccination?

The mandatory Meningococcal Meningitis (ACWY) Vaccine and Certificate is available to Muslim Pilgrims travelling for Hajj and Umrah at Miles Pharmacy in Epsom, servicing areas Banstead, Sutton, Stoneleigh, Cheam, Chessington, and Worcester Park.

The Meningococcal Meningitis (ACWY) Vaccine is a health requirement for individuals performing Hajj and Umrah, a pilgrimage to Mecca that all Muslims are expected to do at least once in their lives.

The event draws millions of Muslim devotees from all over the world. This increases your risk of being exposed to harmful diseases from other parts of the world. Getting vaccinated at Miles Pharmacy is the best way to protect yourself and your family.

For this reason, it is also recommended that all routine vaccinations are up to date to avoid getting ill.

At Miles Pharmacy Travel Clinic, our expert travel clinicians have a clear understanding of the mandatory and recommended vaccination requirements for the Hajj and Umrah pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

They can provide advice on which vaccines you need, medications, and preventative health and safety measures you can take to stay healthy during your travels.

Hajj and Umrah Vaccinations


Hajj & Umrah Pilgrimage Vaccinations at Miles Pharmacy Travel Clinic

Residents of UK are required to produce a Certificate of Vaccination against Meningococcal Meningitis (ACWY). Without this, you will not be able to get a travel visa to attend the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

 If you haven’t been vaccinated for Meningococcal Meningitis (ACWY) within the last 3 years, you must get vaccinated at least 10 days prior to the expected date of entry into Saudi Arabia.

Vaccine Information:

  • Single vaccine
  • NO prescription for the vaccine is required
  • Protection for 3 years against Meningococcal Meningitis (ACWY)
  • Compulsory visa requirement for Hajj and Umrah Pilgrims by Saudi Arabia
  • Likely side effects from the vaccine can be fever and soreness at the site of injection.

The vaccine is NOT available for free through the NHS, the Hajj & Umrah Vaccine Cost is £35.00 at Miles Pharmacy.


It is also recommended to ensure you are up to date with routine vaccinations. If not, then getting the vaccine or booster is recommended for these vaccines:

  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Polio
  •  Hepatitis A and B
  • Typhoid
  • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)
  • Seasonal Influenza
  • Yellow Fever

Hajj and Umrah Vaccination Services & Treatment are available at Miles Pharmacy in Epsom, servicing areas Banstead, Sutton, Stoneleigh, Cheam, Chessington, and Worcester Park, at short notice to accommodate travellers for Hajj. Contact us at to book an appointment..