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On 15 july 1979 a special meeting was called to order by the late Hj Ismail Rahmat among the residents of clementi. Those who were present discussed and agreed to form a small committee to build a mosque in clementi. 21 individuals sat in this special committee including Ust Pasuni Maulan.
The name darussalam which means house of peace was approved by muis to be the name of the new mosque among several other names suggested by the committee. The name darussalam was contributed by one of the member, Hj Noordin Suhood.
6 years after the first committee was formed, a plot of land was given by the government in building of darussalam mosque, located between block 365 clementi ave 2 and commonwealth ave west A simple groundbreaking ceremony was held on 15th september 1985 officially launched by the honourable Major Hj Abbas Abu Amin. Hj Mohd Hamdan was appointed as the mosque chairman from 1985 – 1988. In early 1986 a special committee consisting of professionals in the field of architecture, engineering, designing and auditing was formed to provide professional advice of the building.
Darussalam mosque was officially opened with the expenses of $3.2 million on 27th december 1988 and the first friday prayer was performed on the 30th december 1988 led by former Mufti Syed Isa Semait
As for the current building, Darussalam Mosque can accommodate for 3000 jemaah in 1 time.