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Nikah via the telephone

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Answered by: Maulana Tahsin Alam​


Question:


Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah


Id like to know about the telephone nikah can you do it if a girl has been divorced and she wants to marry without the wali, can we marry on phone? and can you do nikkah?


 


Answer:


بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم


In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.


 


  1. A nikah done over the phone will not be valid, as one of the conditions for nikah is that it be conducted in one gathering.[1]


     


    Only Allah SWT alone knows best.


    Written by Maulana Tahsin Alam


    Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah


    Darul Ifta Birmingham


     



    [1] Imam Kasani, Bada’I as-Sana’I(Beirut: DKI, 2010), 3:325.


     


     

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