Iddat after talaaq

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1. If my husband gives me 1 talaq. What is the iddat period of it?

2. Can I come again in the nikah after the iddat period?

3. Where do I have to sit in iddat, my husband’s house or my father house?

4. Will 1 talaq which was sendt by post be valid without any witnesses? 



1. The duration of iddat is 3 menstrual cycles.

2. Yes.

3. The iddat will be observed in the husband’s house.

4. Yes.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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.