Booking a Nikah

We recommend that Nikah is booked at least three weeks prior to the planned date. Please be aware that the summer months are a busy time for Nikah ceremonies so please book well in advance to secure your preferred date.

To book Nikah, please request an application form by contacting: Iqbal Suleman 07803 616116


Documentation Requirements

    • Bride and Bridegroom’s birth certificates and passports
    • If names have changed the original copy of the Deed Poll document
    • If previously divorced the original copy of the ‘Decree Absolute’ or Islamic/Sharia ‘Talak’ document
    • If widowed a copy of the former spouses death certificate
    • Original copy of the Civil Marriage Certificate
    • Nikah fee of £100 with your completed application form and relevant documentation

Important Points

    • The bride or groom must reside in Leicester/Leicestershire
    • The Nikah will be solemnised by one of the two Imaams available on the day, we cannot guarantee a specific Imaam on the day
    • If you reside outside of Leicester/Leicestershire area please contact your local Masjid to arrange Nikah. Masjid Umar primarily provides Nikah services for the local Muslim community within Leicester and Leicestershire
    • The Nikah Organisers reserve the right to refuse Nikah without reason on behalf of Masjid Umar. Ensure you follow procedures carefully and provide accurate information
    • This pious act must be with the approval of parents and/or next of kin.




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