I dont sell insurance

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Question

 

I would like to know if working for a short term insurance company haraam.I dont sell insurance but work on existing policies dealing with cars and homes?

 

Answer

Muhtaram / Muhtaramah

 

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

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

 

It is not permissible to work for an insurance company. Conventional insurance have elements of interest and gambling in them, both of which are expressly prohibited in the Quran to work for such a company is assisting in sin. Allah says in the Quran “Do not assist in sin.” (Maidah)

 

And Allah knows best

Wassalam


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