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Woman with no mahram going for ‘umrah

Fatwaa ID: 360

Question:
As-salāmu ʿalaykum Waraḥmatullāhi Wabarakātuh,

If a woman has no mahram then can she go for ‘Umrah? If so, who can she go with?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

If a woman has no husband or mahram, then it will not be permissible for her to go for ‘umrah. It is necessary for her to travel with her husband or a mahram. Hajj too will not be obligatory on her in their absence.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

06/19/1444 AH – 01/12/2023 CE | AML1-6854

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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