To start planning your Nikah Ceremony at Masjid Vaughan, please complete the form below and you will be contacted immediately.
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Applicant (First & Last Name):
Application for Nikah Covenant and Ceremony
TERMS & CONDITIONS
1. I, the applicant and the undersigned, of the Nikah Covenant and Ceremony at Masjid Vaughan hereby give permission to Risalah Foundation to disclose my private information, as deemed necessary, with the staff and volunteers involved in the coordination efforts of my Nikah Covenant and Ceremony before and during the event.
2. I, the applicant and the undersigned, hereby understand and accept, of my own free-will, the terms and conditions set below by Risalah Foundation for performing my sacred Nikah Covenant and Ceremony at Masjid Vaughan.
The Nikah Covenant and Ceremony shall:
(a) be between one adult Muslim male and one adult Muslim female who are not legally married (unless to each other) nor bonded by a prior Nikah Covenant;
(b) include a Proposal and Acceptance;
(c) include a valid deputy (Wali) representing the female in the absence of her father;
(d) include a dowry (Sadaaq/Mahr) offered by the male and agreed to by the female;
(e) include two upright Muslim male witnesses during the ceremony;
(f) not be secret and shall have a minimum of twenty guests present;
(g) shall be conducted by Risalah's resident scholar (Imam Ramzy Ajem).
3. I, the applicant and the undersigned, hereby release, waive, discharge, and covenant not to sue Risalah Foundation and Masjid Vaughan, their imams, organizers, volunteers, agents, or employees from any and all liability, claims, demands, action, and causes of action whatsoever arising out of or related to any cancellation, loss, damage, offense, or injury, that may be sustained by myself, whether caused by the negligence of the releasees, or otherwise while participating in the Nikah Covenant & Ceremony, or while in, or upon the premises where the ceremony is being conducted.
I understand and accept that it is my obligation to apply for a marriage licence and to obtain a marriage certificate in order to
have a legally recognized marriage in Ontario. (To understand the legal process of getting married in Ontario please visit
5. I understand and accept that the appointed Imam at Masjid Vaughan
is NOT authorized to perform a legal marriage in Ontario or sign as the officiant in the marriage license.
I understand and accept that the appointed Imam at Masjid Vaughan will only fulfill the minimum requirements for a
religiously valid Nikah in Islam.
COMPLETING THE AGREEMENT:
I, the undersigned hereby agree to the terms and conditions above for my Nikah Covenent and Ceremony:
Name of Applicant