Donating body parts


Question: Is [this] permissible – [that] someone who says he wants to donate a body part, and in return receive a monetary payment – is this permissible [to do]?

Response: It is permissible to donate [body parts] – so long as there is no harm for the donor in doing so, and there is [some] benefit for the one receiving it – there is no harm in that. As for receiving a monetary payment, then this is not permissible.

He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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