Islamic marriage contracts are offered at the Prayer Center by appointment only.

Requirements are:

  1. Marriage license from Cook County court. (Please notify us beforehand if you live outside Cook County.)
  2. Both groom and bride must bring a valid photo identification card like passport, driver license, ID card.
  3. Bride must be accompanied by her father or guardian.
  4. There must be two Muslim male witnesses to sign on the contract.
  5. An amount of dowry (Mahr) between the two families must be agreed prior to the marriage ceremony.
  6. The Islamic ceremony cannot be conducted on the same day the marriage license is obtained from the court. By law, 24 hours must pass before conducting the marriage ceremony.
  7. There is no fee for the Islamic marriage ceremony but donations are graciously welcomed.

To schedule an appointment please contact OPPC:

Kifah MustaphaImam
(708) 428-1400 Extension 101
Jafar HawaImam
(708) 428-1400 Extension 105