Category: Divorce (Talaaq)
Fatwa#: 39037
Asked Country: Pakistan

Answered Date: Sep 21,2017

Title: can a woman in her iddah attend her examination


Assalam o alaikum I have been divorced recently in july and my iddat is to complete by oct, i have written examination on 19 sept, can i go out of my home during my iddat for examination or not ? Also i live in karachi and test center is in hyderabad so i have to travel from karachi to hyderabad it is about 2-3 hour journey through car so my second question is if i can travel that much or its not allowed JazakAllah



In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Sister in islam.

We apologize for the delay.

It is not permissible for you to leave your home and travel to another city to attend your exam whilst in iddah.[1][2][3][4][5]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Anas Sharieff Qasmi.

Student Darul Iftaa

Hyderabad, India.

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

[1] فتاویٰ دینیہ٣/٥٤٤   [2]  فتاویٰ حقانیة٤/٥٤١  

Fatawa Taatarkhaniyah [244/5][3]

المعتدة من الطلاق لا تخرج من بيتها ليلا ولا نهارا

[4]قوله تعالى :لا تخرجوهن من بيوتهن ولا يخرجن الاخ [سوره طلق:١]

[5]بدائع الصنائع [٤٥٣-٤/٤] 

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