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    Question ID: 170812Country: India

    Title: Using Interest for availing banking services

    Question: Can we use interest to pay bank services and maintenance fees for e.g Minimum Account Balance penalty, ATM charges and Credit card Service fees.

    Answer ID: 170812

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 856/701/SD=09/1440)


    It is not lawful to use interest money to pay ATM charge, credit service fee etc. one should spend interest money on poor and needy ones without an intention of reward. 

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India