Wearing the veil when travelling to France

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Can a woman remove only her face veil to accompany her husband for medical advice (for her husband) to France. Note: wearing the veil is illegal in France.


A: What we have heard from the people that come from France is that the veil is allowed. You do not need to panic unnecessarily.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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