Mufti Yūsuf Badāt


Mufti Yūsuf Badāt has a passion to serve humanity and make a difference in the lives of as many people as possible. He uses his training, education and experiences to inspire people towards leadership and meaningful understanding of religion. He is a Toronto based scholar with formal authorizations in sacred sciences, leadership and business. He continues to inspire countless people through his talks, presentations, sermons, classes, articles and books.

Mufti Yūsuf Badāt is the main Imam at the Islamic Foundation of Toronto. He serves as a director and instructor at Mathabah Institute. He is also the President of Imam Services Inc. Mufti Yūsuf Badāt was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He has studied under numerous scholars, receiving several formal authorizations in the sacred Islamic sciences with top honors. He memorized the Quran at age 14 and then completed a rigorous 6-year alim course at Darul Uloom Zakariya, South Africa graduating in 1998, where he achieved his masters in the Islamic sciences, which included but was not limited to, Arabic language, exegesis (tafseer), and jurisprudence (fiqh). He earned authorizations in Hadith under the Grand Mufti of South Africa, Mufti Radha-ul-Haq.

Mufti Yūsuf Badāt also holds a jurisprudence authorization (ifta) from Darul Ilm Birmingham, UK. Mufti Yusuf Badat is an Ontario registered minister of religion, licensed marriage officer and a certified mediator. He also has a diploma from the Toronto School of Business.

Professional Affiliations

  • Ontario Ministry Services – Registered Clergy,
  • Emmanuel College – University of Toronto,
  • Canadian Council of Imams,
  • Canadian Council of Muslim Theologians,
  • Darul Ifta, Birmingham,
  • Darul Ifta, Toronto,
  • Crescent Council of Canada,
  • Mathabah Institute
  • Imam Services
  • Accurate Travels – Pilgrimage Tours

Contact Mufti Yusuf Badat

You may reach Mufti Yūsuf Badāt for Islamic queries, Nikah (Marriage) services, Counselling, Speeches, etc. by visiting [Contact → Inquiry Form → IFT Imam] or calling 416 321-0909 x 235