‘Umrah badal and hajj badal on behalf of the frail elderly

Reference: Majmoo’ Fataawa wa Rasaa.il ‘Abdul-‘Azeez ibn Baaz – Volume 16, Page 407

Question: [Regarding] the ‘umrah, is it permissible to do so on behalf of another if the person is unable [to do so himself] due to an illness?

Response: The ‘umrah is similar to the hajj. If the person is incapacitated due to an illness that is not anticipated to pass, or due to old age, then he can appoint someone to perform the ‘umrah on his behalf, [just] like the hajj.


Hajj Badal | Hajj e Badal | Badal Hajj | حج البدل - on behalf of your parents & other loved ones

Abu 'Abdullaah

- from London, UK. 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.

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