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Question By : Ammaarah Juhani Hassan

Assalamu Alaikum
I would like to ask about car insurance. In my country or anywhere in the world, we have to pay for car insurance. So, is it allow to get commsion from selling this insurance?
If I know one broker from car insurance company and this person agree to give me commission, is it permissible?
Yesterday my neighbor just talked to me about this and she told me that her muslim friend also do this.


Reply By : Md. Asad
Designation : Mufti, ODI, MMERC, Mumbai 

In the name of Allah the most gracious the most merciful

The answer to your question is as follows

Prevailing insurance companies are based on interest. Getting commission from interest based companies cannot be permissible. So it is not permissible to take commission from selling this insurance where the agent pays you from earnings of insurance company. You are asked to give up this job and find out a lawful business. The Hadith says ˇ°Turn uncertain things to certain thingsˇ±.

And Allah (swt) knows the Be

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