Hajj & Umrah Vaccine Singapore (2024), Same Day Appointment

Hajj and Umrah Vaccine in Singapore (2024)

ATA Medical provides Meningitis ACWY Vaccines for annual Islamic pilgrimages to the holy city of Makkah or Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
Nurse administering meningococcal vaccine jab to female patient.
ATA Medical provides Meningitis ACWY Vaccines for annual Islamic pilgrimages to the holy city of Makkah or Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

Embarking on the spiritual journeys of Hajj and Umrah is a profound experience for Muslims worldwide. Health authorities, in line with international health regulations, recommend specific vaccinations as essential requirements. These measures are designed to protect pilgrims and the communities they return to, minimising health risks associated with large gatherings.

Requirements for Hajj and Umrah

A key requirement for pilgrims travelling to Saudi Arabia for Hajj or Umrah is the Meningococcal / Meningitis ACWY Vaccine. This vaccine is mandated due to the increased risk of meningococcal disease in crowded settings, like those experienced during these Islamic rituals. Meningococcal disease is a serious bacterial illness, leading to meningitis (infection of the covering of the brain and spinal cord) and septicemia (bloodstream infection). The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health requires this vaccine for all pilgrims to prevent outbreaks of this potentially fatal disease.

The vaccine should be administered at least 10 days before arrival in Saudi Arabia, providing protection against four types of meningococcal bacteria (A, C, W, and Y). Proof of vaccination is a prerequisite for visa issuance, ensuring all pilgrims are vaccinated against these strains. This proactive measure significantly reduces the risk of disease transmission and outbreaks among pilgrims from diverse geographic backgrounds.

Other Recommendations

In addition to the mandatory meningococcal vaccine, health authorities in Singapore and Saudi Arabia recommend other vaccinations to ensure a safe pilgrimage.

Flu Vaccine

The flu vaccine is strongly recommended for pilgrims due to the close contact with people from all over the world, which increases the risk of influenza transmission. The flu can severely impact one's ability to perform pilgrimage rituals and increase complications in crowded conditions. Getting vaccinated against the flu can protect not only the pilgrim but also others, by reducing the spread of the virus.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

The pneumococcal vaccine is also recommended, especially for individuals who are at higher risk of pneumococcal disease, such as the elderly, those with chronic health conditions, or those with weakened immune systems. Pneumococcal disease can cause severe infections of the lungs (pneumonia), bloodstream (bacteremia), and lining of the brain and spinal cord (meningitis). Vaccination can provide critical protection against these serious health risks during the Hajj and Umrah pilgrimages.

By adhering to these vaccination requirements and recommendations, pilgrims from Singapore can ensure they are well-protected against significant health risks, allowing them to focus on the spiritual aspects of their journey. For the most current advice and specific vaccination needs, it's essential to consult with healthcare professionals who are knowledgeable about travel health and the latest requirements for Hajj and Umrah pilgrims.

Subsidies for Vaccinations

There may be Pioneer Generation (PG), Merdeka Generation (MG), Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) subsidies for Influenza, Prevenar 13 (Pneumococcal) and Pneumovax 23 (Pneumococcal) vaccines. Please talk to our friendly staff for more information.

Why Are Vaccinations Important?

Vaccinations offer significant individual benefits by boosting the immune system's ability to fight off specific infectious diseases. They reduce the risk of contracting serious illnesses, leading to fewer medical visits and a lower chance of hospitalization.

By staying up-to-date with vaccinations, individuals can also enjoy a greater sense of well-being and freedom to engage in various social activities, knowing they are protected against contagious diseases.

By staying current with our vaccinations, we not only protect ourselves but also shield our family and loved ones from contagious and serious diseases.
By staying current with our vaccinations, we not only protect ourselves but also shield our family and loved ones from contagious and serious diseases.

Why Use Us?

Same Day Appointment

Get your vaccinations done quickly at our travel clinics.

Vaccination Proof

Certificates of immunisation will be provided.

Friendly Staff

Customer service is a top priority for us at ATA Medical.

Your vaccination will also be updated to the National Immunisation Registry (NIR) where relevant, this will allow you to keep a record of the vaccinations.

Hajj and Umrah Vaccine Price in Singapore

Vaccination Price*
[Required] Meningitis ACWY Vaccine $109
[Optional] Influenza / Flu Vaccine $38.15
[Optional] Prevenar 13 (PCV13 / Pneumococcal) $136.25
[Optional] Pneumovax 23 (PPSV23 / Pneumococcal) $87.20

*Prices are NETT and inclusive of GST.
For group vaccinations at your home or other locations, please reach out to our friendly staff to find out more.

Uncommon but Severe Reactions to Watch Out for After Your Vaccination

Rarely, severe allergic reactions might occur, such as swelling of the face or eyes, breathing difficulties, or widespread itchy rashes. Please seek immediate medical attention if any of these symptoms are observed.

Disclaimer: Note that this is not an exhaustive list of all possible side effects. The information above is also not meant to be substituted as medical advice. Please talk to a doctor if you have a medical concern.

Where Can I Get the Hajj and Umrah Vaccine in Singapore?

ATA Medical is conveniently located at two different locations:

How Do I Book a Hajj and Umrah Vaccination?

ATA Medical @ Orchard

Address: 1 Orchard Blvd, #05-09 Camden Medical Centre, Singapore 248649
Nearest MRT: Orchard Boulevard Station (TE13)
Contact Number: 6322 7331
Email: camden@atamed.sg
Opening Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Sat: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sun & PH: Closed

ATA Medical @ Tanjong Pagar

Address: 72 Anson Rd, #01-02 Anson House, Singapore 079911
Nearest MRT: Tanjong Pagar Station (EW15)
Contact Number: 6223 0682
Email: hi@atamed.sg
Opening Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Sat: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sun & PH: Closed

Travel Clinics in Singapore

Our vaccination clinics are conveniently located in Central Singapore. Same day appointments for vaccinations are available.

ATA Medical Orchard Clinic with Health Screening Nurses and Staff
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ATA Medical Tanjong Pagar Clinic with Health Screening Nurses and Staff
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Patient having a travel vaccination consultation with Dr Jana Lim of ATA Medical
Travel Related Consultation with Dr Jana Lim
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