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Quran Ijazah, Ijazah in Quran is a license authorizing its holder to transmit the Quran, which is issued by someone already possessing such authority. In other words, Ijazah is a certificate used primarily by Sunni Muslims to indicate that one has been authorized by a higher authority that already holding Ijazah to teach the Holy Quran.

jazah or Ijaza is actually an Arabic word (إِجازَة) which means “permission”, “authorization”. The purpose of Ijazah is to establish narration with a chain of transmission that will eventually end at the origin of Hadith. It ensures that the scholars have a certificate of narration of texts whether through the oral or written transmission.