Buying a driving licence

Question ID: 34808

Assalamualaykum. I hope this mail finds you well. Please understand my wish
for anonymity.
I hope you will be able to grant me clarity in this issue.
Although this action is widespread within the community, I feel I need to
attain some sort of clarity on the issue with regards to buying a drivers
I have been for 2 driving tests and have failed on both tries. Due to not
offering a bribe. I am now told that this is a problem countrywide and that
the only way to get it is to solicit a bribe. Multiple family members of mine
in my area as well as certain aalims family have done this out of
desperation. I however would like to know the position on this matter. I am
aware that it is illegal in the state.

It can be assured that I am a proper driver and not a hazard on the road. The
only reason for looking at this avenue is due to the corruption being so
widespread that this seems the only way to obtain my rights.

Although it is morally hazardous, please advise me the Muslim viewpoint on
this matter bearing in mind that it is out of desperation due to no other

Jazakallah and I await.

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Asked on January 17, 2018 3:11 pm
Private answer

It is permissible in order to get your right.

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Answered on January 28, 2018 7:51 pm