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Online Nikah/Marriage Process in Pakistan


Online Nikah/Online Marriage Process in Pakistan

Online Nikah/Online Marriage is Muslim Nikah Via Internet

Online nikah or online marriage refers to the act of formalizing a marriage via the Internet between a man and a woman. Online Nikah service is available to Pakistanis living abroad who cannot attend their marriages in person. Online marriages are becoming an increasingly common phenomenon in Pakistan. They are usually very straightforward and straightforward, just like a court marriage, and are often pronounced as online shadi.

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 Online Nikah is the Basic Right of a Pakistani Citizen

It is the right of every Pakistani citizen to perform nikah online or physically according to their choice. Online nikah is particularly convenient for those living overseas, in remote villages, or in urban areas. In addition, it is a viable option for couples who cannot travel to attend their wedding ceremony. In such a scenario, an online Nikah is required. 

Proxy Marriage vs Online Marriage

A proxy marriage is also known as an online marriage in Pakistan. Both the bride and groom are not present at the same time or place. Therefore, online marriage in Pakistan takes place via video call. As a result, Online Nikah in Pakistan was registered according to Islamic Laws as the marriage is solemnized before a marriage registrar known as a Nikkah Khawan.

During the Online Nikah, Who Signs the Nikahnama?

online marriage or nikah, the absent party appoints either an online lawyer or a special attorney in writing. The power of attorney is also given to sign the Nikah Nama. An experienced family lawyer who has knowledge of both international and Pakistani family law is the best choice in such cases. “Pakistan Lawyers Online” has been serving Pakistan since 1982 in various legal fields, especially court marriages and online nikahs.  

Online Nikah Process

You need to set up an appointment with one of our online marriage attorneys first. In addition to submitting the required documents, the absent party will need to appear on a conference call once the documents have been received and an agreed-upon Nikah date and time have been established.


A registrar performs the ceremony during an online marriage in front of witnesses. After the Nikah Registrar has completed all four Nikah Nama, the bride, groom, or their online lawyers sign the Nikah Nama. Additionally, the Nikah Registrar signed the Nikah Nama as well. 


We can also send Nikah Nama for both partners to sign, if they are not present for Nikah, but prefer an attorney. 

There is no requirement for a wali when performing Nikah in Middle Eastern countries such as the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Iraq, etc. Pakistani marriage laws do not include such a requirement. 

It is not necessary for a Wali to perform Nikah online in Pakistan. The Pakistani Nikah Nama discusses the appointment of representatives on behalf of couples who want to get married. 

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Documents Required for Online Nikah in Pakistan

To perform nikah online, the following documents are required. 

  • A copy of the bride and groom’s CNIC (or passport)
  • A total of six passport-sized photos.
  • An appointment letter or a letter of permission for Wakeel
  • The CNICs of two witnesses.
  • It is imperative that the first wife approves of the groom’s second marriage.
  • Obtaining a divorce or death certificate for a deceased spouse is necessary if the bride is marrying for a second time.

After the Online Nikah Service, What Documents will you Receive?

We will provide you with the following legal proof after the online nikah is completed:

  • Nikahnama registration
  • Urdu Nikah Nama copies
  • English/Arabic translations of Nikahnama
  • Certificate of Marriage from NADRA
  • An attestation from the Notary Public or Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • The embassy’s attestation

“Pakistan Lawyers Online” can assist you with Online Nikahs

Founded in 1985, “Pakistan Lawyers Online” is one of the most respected law firms in Pakistan. Due to our extensive experience in family law, property law, civil law, and criminal law, we have become known as the most trusted law firm in Karachi and Islamabad. In addition to free consultations in the above-mentioned areas, we also offer court marriages, online marriages, and full documentation at a significantly lower cost than other law firms.  

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