Living in a non-Muslim country

Q: Is it permissible for a Muslim to live and work in a non-Muslim country? What are the rulings if he gets nationality of that non-Muslim country?

A: Yes.

In all matters he should give his deen first preference.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)