In India, Marriages can be registered either under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 or under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.
It is a legal proof you are married and the most vital document of a marriage. In 2006, the Supreme Court made it compulsory to register the marriage for the women protection.
- Completely Filled Application form signed by both husband and wife
- Aadhaar Card of both husband and wife
- 10th Marksheet
- Fathers id of both (Voter ID/Driving License)
- 2 Passport size photographs
- 1 Photo both husband and wife ( 3×5 Inch in Pendrive)
- Marriage Invitation Card
- Separate Marriage Affidavits in prescribed format from Husband-Wife, Father & Astrologer
All documents must be self attested.
Affidavits and Application Fourm : Download Fourm
Benefits of Marriage Certificate
- If you are applying for a passport or opening a bank account after the wedding, then Marriage Certificate is required.
- Extremely helpful in obtaining visas for both husband and wife.
- Enables a spouse in claiming life insurance return or bank deposits in case of demise of the Insurer or depositor without any nominee.
- As the foreign embassies in India as well as in countries outside India, do not recognize traditional marriages, the Marriage Certificate is mandatory for the couple to travel abroad using a spouse visa.
- Rs 100/- in case of Hindu Marriage Act
- Rs 150/- in case of Special Marriage Act
Deposit the fees with the cashier of the District and attach the receipt with the application form.