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In the name of Allah, the most Beneficient, the most Merciful

“The stipulation that deserve the highest priority that you fulfil are those through which you make marital relations lawful” [Bukhari]

We currently provide a Nikah Service for Islamic marriages. 

Please see below for further details'

PLEASE NOTE:  Carlisle Islamic Centre is not registered as a place for the solemnisation of marriage and therefore this nikah (Muslim marriage) will not be recognised in British law.  A civil ceremony must take place at a registry office for the marriage to be recognised.

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Criteria in English Law;

  • Must be over 16 (this is likely to change in the next 6 months)

  • If under 18 parental or legal guardian’s consent required

  • Must not be already married

  • Must not be closely related

Carlisle Islamic Centre Requirements;

  • Required to provide proof of age

  • Proof of address

  • Proof of immigration status/nationality

  • If divorced a decree absolute is required

  • Mohr must be established

  • Where a parent or guardian is involved they will need to prove there relationship and provide their own identification proof.

If you would like to proceed with this service please could you complete the form link below and send to

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The cost associated for a CIC representative to carry out necessary checks, perform the Nikah within the Carlisle locality and provide a contract of Islamic Marriage is £150. 

Any services that need to be carried outside of the Carlisle locality will incur additional costs to cover travel expense and time.

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