The Presidency of Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques has launched an online information portal for giving guidelines and registration facility to those Muslims who willing to perform Itikaf during the month of Ramadan.

I’tikaf Registration 2019

visit http://eservices.wmn.gov.sa:8081/eservices/ittikaf/ or by installing the app “Alharmain” by “GPH” from Google Play Store on your phone and after putting a few details you get register yourself for I’tikaf of the respective year.


In Masjid al-Haram basement area is allotted for i’tikaf, separate shelves and safes were made. Each worshiper is given with own key for locking of their belongings securely.  Only one prayer rug, pillow, light bed sheets, and 2 ihram dress.

The timing of i’tikaf starts on 20th Ramadan 2019 and end after Isha prayer on eve of Eid ul Fitr.


These are some of the Guidelines mentioned on the Website

  1. Always try to maintain the cleanliness of the Mosque.
  2. Try not to discuss things in loud voices in the mosque.
  3. Avoid things creates disturbance for worshipers.
  4. Try not to bring extra luggage in the mosque.
  5. Perform and stay in area designated for i’tikaf.
  6. Not hang dresses on the corridors or the pillars of the mosque.
  7. Do not sleep in places of the praying area during night prayer Thajjud.
  8. It is good to take medicines for infection, flu, and fever with yourself.
  9. Air conditioning facility is available in Masjid.
  10. Keep Miswak and don’t bring bags/suitcases as these were not allowed only to bring plastic bags to carry your luggage.
  11. The food is available during Suhur/ Seheru and Iftar outside the mosque so don’t need to bring any food storage.
  12. Must bring cash as if you want to buy some food and other stuff shops outside of the mosque.
  13. Keep tissues with yourself.
  14. Try to reach as soon as possible to start your i’tikaf it is good to reach 1 day before. In this way, you get time to understand i’tikaf guidelines practically.



Designated Areas for I’tikaf
  • Masjid-e-Nabawi Prophet’s Mosque in Madina: I’tikaf observers will only be allowed to stay on the roof of the Prophet’s Mosque.
  • Masjid Al Haram Grand Mosque in Makkah: I’tikaf observers will only be allowed to stay in the basement of the King Fahd expansion area.



I’tikaf Registration Online Masjid Nabawi Only

Only for Masjid Nabawi Prophet’s Mosque, the process is really simple you just need to enter either passport or Iqama number make sure that your iqama and passport is valid.

  • Visit Click here for registration.
  • On the next screen, the system will inform you that it has been successfully received your application to apply for the Itikaf in Majed Al Nabwi. You have to wait for the confirmation. The confirmation will be communicated on your provided cellphone number.



  • You’ll receive a message on the cellphone provided the number within a couple of days confirming you about the status of your request as shown in the below figure.



I’tikaf Registration online Masjid Al Nabawi only through Al-Harmain application from Google Play Store by GPH

  • Install the “Alharmain” application from Google Play Store (click here to download the app) and for iPhone use (click here to download the app) by GPH with the below logo.
  • Select the Masjid Al Nabwi’s icon to continue with the Itikaaf process.
  • Click on “Visitors Services” as shown in the below figure.
  • Then click on the “Itikaaf Request”.
  • Create a new user by clicking on “Register New User” and follow the same processes as defined in the “Itikaf Registration Online Masjid Nabawi Only Through the Portal” section.



Procedure to Apply for I’tikaf in Masjid Al Haram – Makkah

Each and every I’tikaf performer will be given a separate shelf and safe to keep their belongings. The worshippers will be given their own keys for the safe, besides this, one praying rug, one pillow, a bed sheet, and two Ehram dresses will be handed over to each worshipper.

To register your Itikaf in Masjid Al Haram, follow the below procedure:

First, you have to make an account by clicking on “Register for a New Account” as in the following link, Click here


  1. Fill the registration form, and then view the email inbox and verify the email. 2. Now click on the “Login” button to access your account.3. Go to the main page to register yourself. In Arabic, the icon is “Nizam Al I’tikaf, in English, it is usually translated if required.



    4. Read the conditions and instructions and approve. Attach your image and choose the language, submit your request to obtain the application number.
    5. Monitor your request for Itikaf and print it.



I’tikaf Registration online Masjid Al Haram only through Al-Harmain application from Google Play Store by GPH

  • Install the “Alharmain” application from Google Play Store (click here to download the app) and for iPhone use (click here to download the app) by GPH with the below logo.
  • Select the Masjid Al Nabwi’s icon to continue with the Itikaaf process.
  • Click on “Visitors Services” as shown in the below figure.
  • Then click on the “Itikaaf Request”.
  • Create a new user by clicking on “Register New User” and follow the same processes as defined in the “Itikaf Registration Online Masjid Nabawi Only Through the Portal” section.

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