Using Interest for availing banking services

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Can we use interest to pay bank services and maintenance fees for e.g Minimum Account Balance penalty, ATM charges and Credit card Service fees.

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 856/701/SD=09/1440)


It is not lawful to use interest money to pay ATM charge, credit service fee etc. one should spend interest money on poor and needy ones without an intention of reward. 

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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