What is a Nikah?
The Nikah is the equivalent to marriage in english. It is a sacred and solemn social contract made between bride and groom.
What is required to be Islamically married?
A Nikah must be performed between the bride and groom in order to be Islamically married.
Who performs the Nikah?
The Nikah is performed by Imam Abaidullah M. Rana or another Imam of the parties choosing (subject to approval by Masjid Hamza).
Does my Nikah mean I am legally married?
No. The Nikah ceremony means you are Islamically married. You are not legally married until you obtain a marriage license from your local government, or go through the dedicated processes your local government has in place to legally marry its residents.
How do I book our services?
Please fill out the forms below.
As the bride, do I need a Wali (guardian)?
Yes. We suggest that both the father or brother of the groom and bride be present.
Do I need a marriage license prior to the Nikah?
Yes. You must bring a marriage license from your local town clerk otherwise the Nikah will not be conducted.
What day and time is available to conduct a Nikah?
Due to heavy usage of the Masjid, typically, on the weekends only between Dhuhr and Maghreb. However, exceptions may be made depending on the availability of the Masjid.
For more information: 516-285-8585 ext. 100