Transporting the mayyit to another country

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is it permissible to transport the mayyit away from the place of death to another country, for example, to bury the mayyit close to the family?


A: It is best to bury the deceased in the place that he has passed away.

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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