top of page
  • Writer's pictureICP Web

Cryptocurrency

Question: Is dealing (buying/selling) with cryptocurrency halal? بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

Answer:

Regarding the Islamic legal ruling of cryptocurrency, the Darul Ifta of Darul Uloom Deoband issued a comprehensive fatwa. The crux of the fatwa is as follows: “In summary, Bitcoin, or any other digital currency, is merely a presumed currency, and it is not an actual currency. Additionally, the foundational qualities of a real currency cannot be found in any digital currency. Furthermore, there exist elements of gambling and interest in digital currency trading. Thus, it is impermissible to trade via Bitcoin or any other digital currency. In the like manner, to trade using Bitcoin or any other digital currency, just as Forex Trading, it is prohibited; thus, one should abstain from this trade.” (Bitcoin ki Haqiqat aur uska Shari Hukm with reference to the fatwa of Darul Uloom Deoband: p. 38 [Ethical Business Consultants]). That being said, you should avoid executing any transactions that involve cryptocurrency.



Only Allah knows best

Written by Maulana Mohammad Ahsan Osmani Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah Darul Ifta Birmingham

1,868 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Dua for disbelievers

Question; Assalamu Alaykum, which type of supplication can we not make for a disbeliever and which type of supplication can we make for a disbeliever? Answer: In the name of Allah, the most Gracious t

Co Education

Question: Assalamualaikum, I am from Turkey and there aren't any gender segregated universities, all of them are mixed. I am a first year nutrition and dietetics student here because we cannot afford

Walking Dogs

Question: I'm staying with my non Muslim parents. My dad suggested to me to walk his dogs. I said that I did not want to do that, my reasoning was the status of Dogs as unclean and haram for keeping i

Comments


Commenting has been turned off.
bottom of page