Fatwaa ID: 285
السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته
Is it permissable to pay montyly for Apple Care – Iphone ?
An extended warranty which covers costs of damages ?
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
If AppleCare+ is kept as a retainer for providing the service of repairing your device, then that will be permissible. You may pay monthly for this. It should be noted that this will not apply to the theft and loss plan. That is impermissible. If they are not providing the service of repairing but instead will pay or reimburse the cost of the repair, then this will not be permissible. This would be a form of insurance.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
06/12/1444 AH – 01/05/2023 CE | AML1-6781
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