Is It Permissible to Visit a Person’s House Unannounced?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad


Is it permissible to visit a person’s house unannounced if one is not close with them?


Thank you for your question. It is permissible to conduct such a visit, but it is superior manners to announce one’s visit, first.

Etiquette of Visiting

Please consider learning more about Islamic etiquette and using the Prophet’s (Allah bless him and give him peace) example in all that you undertake. I recommend that you take this free course about the best of manners, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani:
The Best of Manners: Shaykh Abu Ghudda’s Proper Islamic Conduct Explained
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May Allah give you the best of this world and the next.

[Ustadha] Shazia Ahmad
Checked and Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Ustadha Shazia Ahmad lived in Damascus, Syria for two years where she studied aqidah, fiqh, tajweed, tafsir, and Arabic. She then attended the University of Texas at Austin, where she completed her Masters in Arabic. Afterward, she moved to Amman, Jordan where she studied fiqh, Arabic, and other sciences. She later moved back to Mississauga, Canada, where she lives with her family.