The nikah has 3 main components: a willing couple, witnesses, and a mahr, or gift that the groom gives to the bride. Once you have these things in order and find an imam to perform the ceremony, you will be well on your way to having a successful nikah.
What is the process of nikah?
Nikah. The marriage contract is signed in a nikah ceremony, in which the groom or his representative proposes to the bride in front of at least two witnesses, stating the details of the meher. Then the couple and two male witnesses sign the contract, making the marriage legal according to civil and religious law.
Do you need marriage license for nikkah?
Do I need to obtain a marriage license along with my nikah? If you would like Muslim Wedding Service to perform your nikah, we do require couples obtain a marriage license before or at the time of their nikah. This serves to ensure that your marriage is not only Islamically valid but also legal in the eyes of the law.
Can I do nikah online?
Online Nikah Service is a unique opportunity for all those Pakistanis who live abroad and cannot attend their marriage or due to some reasons they cannot physically participate in the Nikah process. a female cannot perform Nikah without a wali. However, there is no such condition in Pakistani Marriage laws.
How many witness do you need for nikah?
Find at least 2 adult muslims to witness the ceremony. Traditionally, these 2 witnesses need to be men. Ask the imam performing the nikah what their requirements are for witnesses. Some imams may allow women to serve as official witnesses. These witnesses are usually family members or close friends.
Can a woman perform nikah?
Since Islamic marriage is a civil contract, the man and woman can enter into it like any contract involving give and take, promise and performance. They can do it themselves as long as they do so according to the civil laws of contract. They must, however, have witnesses present from both sides.