If the interviewing Kadi is not satisfied of the needs of Islamic knowledge, he can require them to take additional classes prior to allowing them to marry.
The Kadi (Khadhi) can also cite for which whereupon the parties concerned are away by 2 marhalah (approximately two days by walking distance, about 90 km), the terms are being met by using Allah as the Wali Mukminin.
Muslim marriages are for couples where both partners are Muslim.
A man may take up to four wives provided that he meets financial requirements and obtains the consent of existing wives.
This strict conditions must be met for the solemnisation of the marriage called the Nikah.
If the father is still alive but unknown whereabouts in Singapore, the Registry will take out a petition notice in the local papers for him to be summoned to the Muslim Court for the marriage to be approved. No wali is needed if the bride is a Muslim convert and is the only convert in the family.
The certificate issued is only valid for three years.