Earning from delivering food with Uber Eats etc.


1. Is earning from food delivery (Uber Eats, deliveroo, etc.) halaal, when most of the food delivered is not halaal?

2. What's the ruling on haraam earning in the past which a person didn't have knowledge at the time of earning but when he got to know its haraam he stopped that source of earning? Is the haraam earning in the past permissible to keep, even when he didn't have knowledge of it as haraam?


1. It is only permissible for one to deliver halaal foods. Delivering haraam foods is not permissible.

2. If one is not sure as to whether one had delivered halaal or haraam food in the past, then since one does not know, one may keep the earnings. However, in regard to the earnings which one has knowledge of it being haraam, then one should give the amount one had earned through delivering haraam food in charity to the poor without the intention of receiving any reward.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)