Marriage Certificate

Marriage Certificate is a vital document and conclusive proof of your marriage that helps…

  • As evidence if you want to change name post marriage
  • On issues of legitimacy of a child
  • During divorce proceedings
  • Claim property of spouse in case you are not a nominee
  • To claim life insurance in the event of a mishap
  • As part of a genealogical history, besides other purposes
  • Just like every marriage, marriage registration is also unique.
  • The set of documents may vary based on your and your spouse’ religion, place of marriage and place of stay.

Why Us

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Our lawyers are prevalent in a range of courts :

 

  • Mumbai High Court
  • Sessions Court
  • District Court
  • Tribunals
  • Supreme Court 

Along with creating a tailored strategy that safeguards your interests

Steps to Follow

Steps for Marriage Certificate

  1. Approach the office of the Sub Divisional Magistrate, under whose locale the marriage occurred or where both the partners resided for somewhere around a half year before the marriage took place
  2. Appointment – In the case of the Hindu Marriage Act, the date of appointment received is usually within 15 days of the request and in the case of Special Marriage Act, it may take as long as upto 60 days
  3. Witness – Any individual who was present at the time of marriage o the couple can and will be the witness. Witnesses must have a legitimate PAN Card and a proof of residence
  4. The procedure to register your marriage seems easy but the details and intricacies can be tricky as it requires one to understand the legal procedure and pay multiple visits to various government offices.

Online Marriage Registration

  1. Select your district and feed details of you, your spouse and details of marriage
  2. After submitting the registration form, you will receive acknowledgement receipt with application number and date of appointment with the concerned Sub-Divisional Magistrate

Documents

  • Age Proof (Any of the following): School/College Leaving School, Birth Certificate, Passport, Domicile Certificate or SSC/HSC Certificate
  • Proof of Residence (Any of the following): Ration Card, Election Card, Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Passport or Aadhar Card
  • Wedding Card
  • Passport Size photograph
  • Nikahnama/Any marriage certificate from a religious place, translated in English on the letterhead of an Authorised Translator
  • Divorce decree if either spouse is a divorcee
  • Death certificate if the previous spouse is dead
  • Copy of official gazette if the name is changed after Marriage
  • Marital status certifcate if either spouse is a foreign national
  • Witnesses- Proof of residence of witnesses: Ration Card. Election Card, Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Passport or Aadhar Card
  • PAN Card