Consent of the parents in nikaah

Q: I am a sixteen year old boy. Can I perform nikaah to a sixteen year old girl?


A: If after consulting the parents of the girl, they are happy to get their daughter married to you, then you may marry her. 

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)