Making Hajj whilst having outstanding loan to pay off

Question: A Muslim wanted to perform the obligatory Hajj whilst having an (outstanding) loan, so if he were to seek permission from the loaners and they permitted him to perform the Hajj, would his Hajj be acceptable?

Response: If the situation is as you have mentioned, with the permission of the loaners to perform Hajj before completing payment (of the loan), then there is no problem in performing the Hajj before completing the payment (of the loan). And there is no affect (upon the Hajj) for being a borrower from them in such a situation.

And with Allaah lies all the success, and may Allaah send prayers and salutations upon our Prophet Muhammad (sal-Allaahu `alayhe wa sallam) and his family and his companions.

The Permanent Committee for Islaamic Research and Fataawa, comprising -
Head: Shaykh 'Abdul-'Azeez ibn 'Abdullaah ibn Baaz;
Deputy Head: Shaykh 'Abdur-Razzaaq 'Afeefee;
Member: Shaykh' Abdullaah ibn Ghudayyaan;
Member: Shaykh 'Abdullaah ibn Qu'ood
Fataawa al-Lajnah ad-Daa.imah lil-Buhooth al-'Ilmiyyah wal-Iftaa. - Volume 11, Page 46, Fatwa No.5545



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