Fatwa: # 38856
Category: Prayer
Country: Saudi Arabia
Date: 28th August 2017


Will I pray Full Salah or pray Qasr


I work in Saudi Arabia. Currently I live in Dammam and my workplace is in Jubail, which is about 100 Kms from Dammam. I travel to Jubail daily morning and return to Dammam after work.

Will I pary Full or pray Qasr, while in Jubail or on the way to Dammam?


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

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

In principle, when one undertakes a journey of 78 kms or more, he will be a musafir. A musafir will make qasr (perform two rakats) in Dhuhr, Asr and Isha salats.

When you leave the boundary/housing vicinity of Dammam to travel to Jubail, you will be a musafir. You will make qasr on the way to Jubail and while you are in Jubail until you return to the boundary/housing vicinity of Dammam. When you enter the boundary/housing vicinity of Dammam, you will perform full four rakats Salah in Dhuhr, Asr & Isha.[i]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

M. Mahmood Baig

Student Darul Iftaa

Jeddah, KSA

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


[i]  واذا فارق المسافر بيوت المصر صلى ركعتين لأن الإقامة تتعلق بدخولها فيتعلق السفر بالخروج عنها وفيه الأثر عن علي رضي الله عنه لو جازنا الخص لقصرنا (الهداية: 1/166، باب صلاة المسافر)

قوله: من خرج من عمارة موضع إقامته، أراد بالعمارة ما يشمل بيوت الأخبية لأن بها عمارة موضعها، قال في الامداد: فيشترط مفارقتها ولو متفرقة وإن نزلوا على ماء أو محتطب يعتبر مفارقته كذا في مجمع الروايات. . . . . رد المحتار على الدر المختار: 2/121، دار الفكر-بيروت


فتاوى دار العلوم زكريا: 2/ 498

احسن الفتاوى : 4/72، ايج،ايم، سعيد

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