Marriage Services

Marriage Ceremony Procedures

Authorized Sheikh to perform ceremonies is Sheikh Elsayed

Prior to the Marriage Ceremony: 

  1. The marrying couple must get a valid State of Texas Marriage License
  2. A payment of $150 Masjid fees must be paid in advance – payment must be made with check or money order to the Administrator during office hours – a receipt will be issued to the payers
  3. Administrator should keep payments made in the safe box for committee’s review before taken for deposits
  4. No cash payments will be accepted. Checks and money orders should be made to EL farouq Islamic Center 

On the day of the Ceremony:  

  1. The marrying couple should bring the following:
    1. The State of Texas Marriage License
    2. The payment receipt from the Administrator
    3. A valid picture identification issued by any US State (Drivers Licenses of Texas, Utah, or etc.), US Government (Passports) or Foreign Sovereign States (Valid Foreign Passports)
    4. Two witnesses with a valid picture identification issued by any US State (Drivers Licenses of Texas,Utah, or etc.), US Government (Passports) or Foreign Sovereign States (Valid Foreign Passports)
  2. The Sheikh performing the ceremony (Sheikh Elsayed) will:
    1. Will issue the marriage certificate from El Farouq
    2. Will keep a copy of:

      * The state marriage license

      * Valid identification of marrying couple and witnesses

        * Receipt previously issued by the administrator

        * El Farouq marriage certificate

        * Any additional documentation 

Please Note:  

  1. Employees of Masjid El Farouq are not permitted to perform marriage ceremonies outside of the Masjid.
  2. Employees and/or committee members may not act as marriage witnesses.

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