“When a person gets married he has completed half of his religion, so let him fear Allah with regard to the other half.” Prophet Muhammad pbuh
As an Islamic and community centre, the WLICC promotes marriage and sees it as a key component for a happy and stable community.
Nikaah is a formal marriage contract between bride and groom according to Islamic law and is considered to be half of person’s faith. The solemnisation of the marriage is conducted at our centre with one of our experienced imams after a short speech in the presence of witnesses.
WLICC requirements for a Nikaah:
The following documents and conditions are required for the Nikah:
- Completed online Book Appointment form
- Proof of ID (We will only accept a valid British Passport & valid UK driving licence.
- Proof of residence (we do not offer this service to non UK residents)
- Divorce/death certificate (if previously married)
All of the documents listed above must be original documents. Copies will not be accepted.
- Age and physical presence: Both the bride and groom must be above 18 years of age and present at the centre at the time of the ceremony.
- Mutual consent: both the bride and groom and their families must freely consent to the marriage.
- Presence of Guardian: The Wali (guardian) of the bride must be present at the ceremony
- Witnesses: applicants must bring with them two traceable male witnesses who are of sound character
£150 non-refundable fee payable at the time of booking.
How to book
Please complete click below application form and a member of our team will contact you.
The WLICC will issue one original certificates at the end of the Nikah ceremony, which should be kept in a safe place for future reference. The Centre will not issue certificates for Nikah ceremonies conducted by other organisations. There is a charge of £30 for issuing areplacement certificate. We recommend couples conduct a civil ceremony separately at their local register office.