Serving Zakat payers and recipients nationwide


Learn when to pay Zakat and where it can be distributed

Work out how to pay your Zakat today.

Zakat is not just a good deed – it is an obligation and pillar of Islam, alongside belief in Allah, praying, fasting and hajj.

Calculating your Zakat isn’t difficult. You can calculate your Zakat with ease in three simple parts and answer any questions you have along the way.

By downloading this guide you will:

Download your definitive guide to understanding and calculating Zakat.

Understand what Zakat is and why it should be paid

Discover who is eligible to receive Zakat

Calculate your Zakat in 3 simple steps

Don’t worry, we promise we will not disclose your details to any third parties.

The word Zakat originates from the word 'Zaka', meaning to grow, to increase and to purify.

By paying our Zakat, we are growing our wealth and not diminishing it.

A win-win situation in this world and there hereafter insha'Allah!


We're glad you take Zakat seriously!

We want to assist you to get started on understanding your Zakat responsibilities as instructed by Allah. We have customised a few Zakat Guides to make sure you have the right guide to suit your circumstances. 

Click the one that might be most applicable to you below to get the right Zakat guide!


More tools at your disposal.

We have also devised an intuitive online Calculator to help you calculate your Zakat accurately alongside our online Video Library and FAQs →


Our aim is for every pound of Zakat that should be paid by Muslims in the UK to be paid accurately and appropriately. We can achieve this vision together by learning about Zakat. Browse through our Knowledge Bank including FAQs, videos and articles to strengthen your knowledge of this fundamental pillar in Islam.

Policies and practices overseen by a Zakat Policy Panel, comprising of six contributing scholars from across the country.


National Zakat Foundation is a registered 

charity in England and Wales (1153719)