Family Services

In response to the ever-expanding needs of our community, and in accordance with Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center’s vision and mission, the Board of Directors is pleased to announce the formation of a new department focused on the spiritual and religious needs of families in our community. The new department, the Family Services Department, will provide family support in a closer and more individualized format and wherever needs arise within our community.

Sh. Shaker Elsayed | Meet our Family Services Director

Since 1972, Sheikh Shaker worked as a teacher, a volunteer Imam of the Local Jameyyah Shareyyah Mosques, Cairo Egypt, an Imam of the Islamic Center, Wash. D. C., Taught Islamic Studies at the LIR Institute, the American University, Washington D. C., Principal K-12 school, Director of Education at Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), the Founding President of the American Egyptian Council, and the Secretary-General of the Muslim American Society.

Marriage Procedure

  1. Bring a marriage license from any Virginia court OR a marriage certificate from any other state.
  2. Make an appointment with the imam within sixty days from the date the license was issued (no timeline for marriage certificates). Please note that all marriages require premarital counseling, as mentioned in the appointment link.
  3. On the marriage appointment date make sure to bring Yourself and your prospect (fiancé) Wali (guardian) for the prospective bride Must be a Muslim male Two witnesses Must be Muslim males Court papers All IDs (both fiancés, 2 witnesses and male wali)
  4. Mahr (marriage dower) has to be declared in monetary value to be entered in the marriage certificate.
  5. Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center charges $300 for in-house ceremonies Starting at $500 for an outside ceremony as per availability and special request Payment is accepted in multiple forms of payment (cash, credit, etc.)
Make an Appointment

Find your life-partner with your local Masjid,
not with a website !

  1. Make an appointment with the Imam.
  2. Bring with you your I.D., civil divorce, and the marriage certificate.
  3. Husband & Wife must be available for the Imam to speak with. Two witnesses must be present.
  4. Bring with you the civil divorce papers.

The cost for the service is $300

Make an Appointment

Matrimonial Service

Fill the form

Complete your profile and let us know about your partner's core values. Your profile will only be accessible by the Masjid management teams.

Visit The Masjid

Your Masjid will contact you for a face to face meeting, so that you can discuss more in detail about your profile, and any question or concerns you may have.

Get Matched!

Your Masjid will propose you the best match based on your profile. You will have access to your match's profile information, so you can decide to start the introductions or not.

Find your life-partner with your local Masjid,
not with a website !

  1. Private Profile Because we respect your privacy, your Information will be shared to a trustworthy entity, your local masjid !
  2. Guidance Because getting married is one of the most important decision in your life, take advantage of your masjid’s advices and support.
  3. Commitment No fake profiles ! Get reliable information about your match. Also, your masjid makes sure every user is committed and ready to get married : no waste of time !
  4. Matching algorithm The website will help your masjid find your best match, based on your profile information.
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