Mahram for Umrah

Shortened Question:

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[1].

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Hanif Yusuf Patel

Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.



[1] [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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