Marrying a convert

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is it permissible to marry a guy who is a non Muslim and he wants to convert to Islam? Is a Muslim girl allowed marry him after he converts to Islam?


A: After embracing Islam, if her parents find him to be a practising believer and they are pleased with his akhlaaq and mannerisms, they may marry their daughter to him.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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