Mahram for Umrah
Is my sister`s son the mahram of my wife?
Salam walakum. My wife to join umra this may but i cannot go. My sister son will join my sister in makkah. Can he be my wife meheraam he is coming with his family. Pls reply Salam
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.
Your sister`s son is not a mahram for your wife. Thus, it is not permissible for your wife to travel with your sister`s son for `Umrah.
And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best
Hanif Yusuf Patel
Student Darul Iftaa
Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.
 [Fatawa Mahmudiyyah, 10: 335, Dar al-Iftaa Jamiah Faruqiyyah, Karachi]
إنها لاتخرج إلا بزوج أو محرم ... ثم صفة المحرم: أن يكون ممن لا يجوز نكاحها على التأبيد، إما بالقرابة أو الرضاع أو الصهرية، الخ
[Bada`i as-Sana`I, 3: 56, Dar al-Kutub al-Ilmiyyah, Beirut; al-Fatawa at-tatarkhaniyyah, 2: 435, Idarah al-Qur`an, Karachi; Radd al-Muhtar ala ad-durr al-mukhtar, 2: 464, H. M. Saeed Company]
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