Speaking when going to see a girl for marriage

Q: Is it permissible to speak to the girl and for her to speak to me when seeing her for the first time to make nikah?


A: It is permissible to see the girl, however there is no need to speak.

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

عن جابر بن عبد الله قال قال رسول الله – صلى الله عليه وسلم-  إذا خطب أحدكم المرأة فإن استطاع أن ينظر إلى ما يدعوه إلى نكاحها فليفعل (أبو داود #2085)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)