Allah Almighty is the creator and provider of all the things in the universe.

Sometimes we have a perfect degree, a well-written resume, means to apply for a particular job; still, we fail to achieve our targets and get the dream job we want. The point when one might ask about some Surah or dua for finding a job. As Muslims, we believe that Allah Almighty is the creator and provider of all the things in the universe. So we should rely on Him alone to achieve our aims.

Beneficial Tips

One should strive both physically and spiritually in the search for an earning. Physical effort means:

  • getting a good education
  • preparing your resume
  • seeking a job
  • organizing yourself for an interview.

Spiritual energy means relying on Allah alone, putting your trust in Him, hoping for His mercy and making prescribed Duas for finding a job.

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Here are some tips which might be beneficial in finding a job:

Tawakkul — Putting Your Trust in Allah

Tawakkul is to follow the means: you try finding a job here and there, you acquire a higher degree, you get your internship, talk to people, etc. Then while putting your trust in Allah Almighty that He has saved something for you better than you expect. But you don’t know what Allah has saved for you; that’s why you keep on trying. One important thing doesn’t get depressed or dishearten and start thinking that failure is destined for me. It is reported in a Hadith that our provision is written down when we are still in our mother’s womb:

Narrated Anas bin Malik: The Prophet said, “At every womb Allah appoints an angel who says, ‘O Lord! A drop of semen, O Lord! A clot. O Lord! A little lump of flesh.” Then if Allah wishes (to complete) its creation, the angel asks, (O Lord!) Will it be a male or female, a wretched or a blessed, and how much will his provision be? And what will his age be?’ So all that is written while the child is still in the mother’s womb.”  (Bukhari, Hadith 315)

Taqwa – Fearing Allah

Allah says in the Holy Quran:

“And whoever fears Allah – He will make for him a way out And will provide for him from where he does not expect.”  (Quran, Surah Talaq: 2-3)

Taqwa means to always be on guard and to protect yourself from sins. If one can attain taqwa in their lives then Inshaa Allah; Allah will help them find the necessary job easily.learn_Quran, Quran_courses_online, learn_tajwid, learn_tajweed, new_muslim

Masnoon Duas for Finding a Job

Istighfaar

The Quran prescribes us that the best means of increasing provision is to enhance Istighfaar. Keep asking Allah for forgiveness. What is the relationship between istighfaar and getting a halal job? Allah says in the Holy Quran:

‘Ask forgiveness from your Lord; Verily, He is Oft-Forgiving; ‘He will send rain to you in abundance; And give you increase in wealth and children, and bestow on you gardens and bestow on you rivers.’ (Surah Nuh: Verse 10-12)

The wording of istighfaar is mentioned in many ahadith. One can say astaghfirullah or astaghfirullah Hashim wa atubu Elahi, or recite this dua hundred times in a day:

Ibn Umar (RA) narrated: ‘We would count that the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) would say in one sitting one hundred times:
Rab-bigh-firlee wa tubb alayya Innaka anta at-Tawaabu ar-Raheem.
‘O my Lord forgive me and accept my repentance indeed You are the One who forgives and most merciful.’ (Abu Dawood, Tirmidhi)

Dua after the Fajr Salah

Prophet PBUH taught us a beautiful dua to be recited after the Fajr salah for increasing provision or for getting halal means of earning.

Narrated from Umm Salamah (RA) that the Prophet (Peace of be upon Him) used to say after Fajr prayer:
“Allahumma inni as aluka rizqan tayyiban wa ‘ilman naafi‘an wa ‘amalan mutaqabbalan
(O Allah, I ask You for a good (halal) provision, beneficial knowledge and accepted deeds).” [Ahmad, Ibn Maajah]

Best Dua in the Holy Quran

One of the most comprehensive dua mentioned in the Holy Quran that suffices all your needs in the Dunya and Akhirah is:

Rabbana atina fid-dunya hasanatan wa fil ‘akhirati hasanatan waqina ‘adhaban-nar
“Our Lord! Give us in this world that which is good and in the Hereafter that which is good, and save us from the torment of the Fire!” (Surah Baqarah: Verse 201)

Keep on reciting this dua for finding a job.

Sending Peace and Blessings Upon the Prophet (PBUH)

Sending peace and blessings upon the Prophet (PBUH) by reciting Durood. Since you are having plenty of free time so increase sending blessings upon the Prophet (PBUH), Allah will deliver you out of your worries. Inshaa Allah

allahumma salli ala muhammadiw wa ala aali muhammadin kamaa sallaita ala ibrahima wa ala aali ibrahima innaka hamidum majid. allahumma baarik ala muhammadiw wa ala aali muhammadin kamaa baarakta ala ibrahima wa ala aali ibrahima innaka hamidum majid.
“O Allah, let Your Blessings come upon Muhammad and the family of Muhammad, as you have blessed Ibrahim and his family. Truly, You are Praiseworthy and Glorious. Allah, bless Muhammad and the family of Muhammad, as you have blessed Ibrahim and his family. Truly, You are Praiseworthy and Glorious”.

Giving Charity

Giving in a small amount of donation or whatever you may afford even though you are broke. By giving charity and facilitating others in fulfilling their needs would assist you in finding a job. It will make job searching easy for you.

Narrated by Abu Hurairah (RA) that the Prophet (PBUH) said:
“Allah will aid a servant (of His) so long as the servant aids his brother.”

Another important thing is to ask righteous people to pray for you. That too will help a lot. May Allah deliver every believing person out of this condition and provide them a halal job and real income. May Allah make it easy for every Muslim to find a job. Keep looking for a job and keep on making dua for finding a job. Ameen.

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55 Responses to Dua for Finding a Job

  1. Zulfiqar Baig says:

    Asslaam Alaikum,

    I am 49 Years old man and having more liabilities. Since 2013 My Job is discontinue. If I join any company, after 4-5 Months I have to leave company.

    I am facing a big problem of discontinuity in my job. I remain always in stress. I have been continue praying and doing Duas.

    Kindly tell me short and very effective dua for continuity of job.

    Jazakum Allah fiddarain.

  2. Abdusalam Rafiat says:

    Assalam Alaikum,

    My spouse has lost his job since last year and have not been able to secure another till now.

    Kindly prescribed an effective dua for me to pray for him.

    Ma salam.

  3. jaseer says:

    Assalamu alailkum wa rahumathullahi wabarakathuhu. my name is jaseer i woked in saudi arabia for 4 years, due to instability in salary i quit that job now presently i am searching for a job but i cant find a good one i am having lot of liabilities also if i dont get a good job my future will become embarassing. please tell me a good dua for getting a good job.

    jazakallahu khair

  4. imane says:

    Salat attasbih and the 12 continuous rakaat are very effective you can google how to proceed inshallah faraj wa your

  5. NAZMUL says:

    I AM A FAILURE MAN EVERYWHERE.
    TELL ME A EFFECTIVE DOA TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL

  6. Aman Gulbarga says:

    Plz send a dua for facing an interview and for a good job

  7. shafiq says:

    Effective dua for job

  8. Amna Farooq says:

    @shafiq
    JAZAKALLAH brother. keep visiting us.

  9. Amna Farooq says:

    @Aman Gularga
    kindly visit our article “dua for exams” in this link
    https://www.alquranclasses.com/duas-for-exams/
    and recite the dua under heading “Dua for full expressiveness in exams”.
    keep visiting us.

  10. Amna Farooq says:

    @nazmul
    why do you say like that ? the very first requisite of acceptance of dua is “believe”. ALLAH has created none with out a plan. be hpeful, try and try hard. every one has highs and lows, its just matter of time and you will pass this low tide eventually in sha ALLAH.
    focus on your salah and be hopeful. offer tahajjud for sure effectiveness.

  11. Amna Farooq says:

    @imane
    jazakALLAH for your kind advice. keep visiting us.

  12. Amna Farooq says:

    @jaseer
    you are already on our relevant article. just keep hard working. try to follow suggestions in this article. for added banefit, try to offer tahajjud prayer and ask for your job in tahajjud. In sha ALLAH you will get a job soon.

  13. Umar says:

    it is good dua may assist us

  14. Zahid Mumtaz says:

    i am jobless from March 2017, went for umrah in March too by the blessing of Great Allah. I am still jobless. I have reference except Allah. Sending applications from watching Newspapers and net, only 3 companies call for interview. I am almost 45 years, somme says you are high profile etc. I am in Iman that i will get a good job.

    I want to ask any dua or any thing to get it and also for success

  15. Zahid Mumtaz says:

    thanks

  16. Atif says:

    I was employeed in a company in dubai for around 3.5 years and all of a sudden i lost my job due to closure of department.
    Its been almost 2month now i am looking for a job.
    I need some wazifa but according to Quran and Sunnah only.

  17. Amna Farooq says:

    @Atif
    Brother recie surah waqia before sleeping daily. make i a habit, its sunnah of prophet.
    May ALLAH ease your difficulties.
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  18. Amna Farooq says:

    @zahid Mumtaz
    you are welcome brother.
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  19. Amna Farooq says:

    @zahid
    its sad to hear this zahid. try to recite surah waqia daily, before you go to bed. make it a habit. This practice has been followed by prophet Muhammad him self too. May ALLAH ease your difficulties.
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  20. suraj says:

    Suratul fath (#48); Nasr(#110); Yusuf; and Yasin (#36)-41 times each, daily. Repeat for 7 days.

  21. Abdul Rasheed says:

    Assalamualeikum
    If you want to be successful in everything you re doing….. Try and wake up for a tajhudd prayer in Sha Allah your prayer will be answer but keep patience if you don’t get what you have been praying for Allah is testing you

    Jazakallahu khair

  22. Saziya says:

    Assalamoaleikum Warahmatullah wa barkatahu…. @Amna sir my fioncy is very much depressed and tensed for their job sir .He applys so many places but not found any job sir please helps us sir… suggest some duas
    Allah Hafiz

  23. MR SALIM says:

    Assalamu alaikum warakhmatullahi wabarattuhu,
    I have learn many things and it’s very inspiring …….. but I still have to learn many things from you all so keep on uploading new, along with old article verse and had it.Pray… May Allah let me get memorise whole Quran and hadiths whole volume of sahi muslim sahi bukhari Abu dawod & trimidhi….

  24. Aaira says:

    Assalamu Alaikum sister.
    I am jobless ,I have been working for almost in IT for almost 5 years Allhumdulillah but since last one year I am trying for jobs not getting any response Please guide me for reciting Dua(surah) required. I am the only source to my family. And please remember me in your Dua.
    JazakAllahu khayran

  25. Amna Farooq says:

    @Aaira
    wa alikum salaam dear!
    keep your self strong. we need more iron ladies like you. i hope you will have gotten a suitable job by the time you read this reply.
    best wishes!
    Do visit us again.
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  26. Amna Farooq says:

    @mr salim
    wa alikum salam wa rehmatullah wabarakatuhu
    May Allah help you in way of deen.
    readers like you are our essence.
    Keep visiting us.

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  27. Amna Farooq says:

    @saziya
    its sad to hear that your fiance is worried about job. our prayers are with you.
    try offering tahajjud and make dua at tahajjud.
    Keep visiting us.

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  28. Amna Farooq says:

    @abdul rasheed
    wa alikum salaam.
    we agree 100% with your opinion. tahajjud is best remedy (y)

    Keep visiting us.

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  29. Muritala says:

    Am muritala,pls send me dua for good job,and prayer for relieving of debt

  30. Muritala says:

    ,pls send me dua for good job,and prayer for relieving of debt

  31. Yunusa Jallow says:

    Assalamu alaikum I am looking for a job for 5 months now I cannot get please help me with dua

  32. Ashik Ali says:

    Dear imran Hussain sir,
    Suicide is not allowed in Islam at any cause.u r not allowed to take the ruh which allah gave for u.Please wait for a moment which Allah delayed.Ask isthigfar.

  33. mukaila hassan says:

    Assalamu alaikum, please i pray Allah please give me long job not remove me name because am older (60). am 59 years old now. i need your assistance my continues job not retired from company. because of many family(8 kids) i can feeding care and school and health care and two wives. please pray for me not retired next year still continue.

  34. Abdul Najeeb says:

    Assalamu alaikkum
    My name is Abdul najeeb, I am working in Dubai for past 10 years, suddenly 3 months before my company terminated me because I was straight I didn’t allow my manager to do corruption, and its three months now I don’t have any job and full of debts, I am a family man with two small kids, i don’t know what to do can help me with some powerful dua.

  35. Jele says:

    My name is jele from please need your prayer to get a good job.

  36. AsmaArshad says:

    InshaAllah!! Keep offering prayers five times a day regularly and saying Istigfar.

  37. Usman Mohammed says:

    Salam please kindly put me in prayer I’m in seriously in need of a Good job to take care of my family and my needs

  38. Stewart Jnr says:

    Hello brothers and sisters

    My name is stewart. I have been looking for a job for over 4 years now and I had a chance of getting employed only for 3 months this year and now I’ve lost the job again.

    Now I am desperately need for a job that could help me and my family. Kindly assist me with Dua for finding a great job.

    Thank you.

  39. AsmaArshad says:

    Assalam o alikum Brother, Kinldy refer to duas mentioned in this article. Hopefully you will get the job of your choice soon InshaAllah.

  40. Anishur Rahman says:

    Alhamdulillah

  41. Mariam says:

    I went to school and even got married after. I completed school but been looking for job ever since, but nothing. And I also failed to become pregnant. What effective dua can help me.
    Thanks

  42. ujwa latif says:

    Asalamolaikum Mariam,
    Thank you for taking out the time to comment here and sharing your experience with us. I would like to suggest that you have been string enough to handle the difficulties given to you by Allah so far, believe in him and he will make things straight for you. For your reference recite But if they turn away, [O Muhammad], say, “Sufficient for me is Allah ; there is no deity except Him. On Him I have relied, and He is the Lord of the Great Throne.” Surah At-Tawbah 129.
    JazakAllah Khair

  43. Maganda Ibrahim Kalinaki says:

    Asalaam allakum warahumatulahi wabarakatuh, in the name of Allah I would like you to pray for me because I went for interview and I was shortlisted but till now they haven’t given me my contract to sign up mine .
    Please in the name of Allah help me you pray for me .

  44. moahmmed nizam says:

    asalaam allaikum.. brothers and sisters to im going face interview.. pls make dua for me

  45. ULatif says:

    Waalalaikum Salam Brother, May you succeed. InshaAllah.

  46. Fatuma Hamisi says:

    Assalamualaikum,my dear brothers and sisters I am a woman aged 36, year’s.pleas prayer for me, to get a job I have been interviewed recently.my son is in class 8,I have so many debts, that made me to have sleepless nights.I am tired I want to,clear the debts and live a free life
    .pleas I beg Inshallah.

  47. Jazak Allah says:

    May Allah Help you

  48. Musawar says:

    Hello Asslamu alaikum I am Musawar Ali I have many issues with my life i dont know why but i have failed in every field either its Univeristy Tests or Job Interviews i am looking for a job from last 5 years I am not able to get any now sometimes i feel like i am most Unlucky person and there is something wrong with my Fate i am depressed and wishing to end my life myself .
    i used to Offer Sallah 5 times i make duas day and night i cry infront of ALLAH And ask for Forgiveness but its not working .
    i have recited many surahs many remedies for jobs but i am not able to get a job.

    what should i do sometimes i feel like there are devil or Jinaat powers who are doing something wrong with my luck .

    if there is anyone who know what should i do plz guide me help me

  49. ULatif says:

    Walekum-Salam Brother,
    May ALLAH ease your pain and give you the strength to go through this test. If you think something evil is going on with you please recite surah Nas with translation, 4 kul, ayat ul kursi, 5th kalma astaghfaar(routine followed by Mohammad P.B.U.H) which will ease your pain IN SHA ALLAH.
    Pray for forgiveness from ALLAH ALMIGHTY. Recite surah Duha for depression as well with translation. And if you feel like this isnt working then please consult professional help.

  50. All praise and worship be to Allah… I haven’t got any good job of my profession yet but insha Allah I will get! Amin!!!

  51. Soliu Onifade says:

    Asalam alaykum , I am Soliu a registered Civil Engineer by profession is in need of good job . Seriously in need of duas for employment or contract for stable income. Jazakumullah khairan.

  52. Attahiru Abubakar says:

    Pls dua for a good job

  53. Glenda Laoufi says:

    I have prayed for you all on here and asked Allah to look after you and your families. Trust Allah and everything will be ok, insha Allah

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