Marriage Certificate

Marriage Registration Process, Service & Documents

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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. Our team of experts, having handled more than 800 cases, have been successful in getting a marriage certificate in Bangalore in all the cases and are well equipped to place in order your application for marriage registration within a day.


The two-layer verification process minimizes the chances of rejection and second visit.

Steps Involved in Registration of Marriage


We will provide you a checklist of documents to capture your details. Our Marriage Registration Expert will then connect with you within a business day to understand your requirements


Once we recieve all your documents, we will vet and verify all your documents


Based on your responses, an affidivit for registration of marriage will be drafted and shared with you for your review and approval


You will need to sign the copy of the Affidavit along with the documents and send it to us via courier


Your dedicated case manager will then, submit the application & documents at the office of the Marriage Officer (Sub-Divisional Magistrate) within any of the following three jurisdictions:

  • where the husband resides
  • where the wife resides
  • place of solemnisation of the marriage

The expert will then request for a date convenient to you to register your marriage


Your case manager will accompany your spouse and you with two witnesses (who attended your marriage) to the marriage registrar's office on the decided date, to complete your marriage certificate process


Once the process of marriage registration is complete, your marriage certificate will be issued


Marriage Registration Procedure

Step 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

Step 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

Step 3: Witness - Any individual who was present at the time of marriage of the couple can and will be the witness. Witnesses must have a legitimate PAN Card and a proof of residence

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. If you want to register your marriage seamlessly, you can contact us. We will provide you with all the necessary help and assistance and make the process hassle free for you

Online Marriage Registration

You can also register your marriage by applying for your marriage certificate online at your concerned state's registration website by following some very simple steps as following:

Step 1: Select your district and feed details of you, your spouse and details of marriage

Step 2: After submitting the registration form, you will receive acknowledgement receipt with application number and date of appointment with the concerned Sub-Divisional Magistrate

Purpose of Marriage Certificate

A Marriage Certificate is a document that establishes the conjugal/married status of a couple. It is very significant and useful in giving legally married status to the couple as well as for allied purposes like acquiring a passport, opening a bank account, changing one's last name, and applying for a salary certificate, in addition to other things. A marriage certificate is basically a conclusive proof of marriage.

Documents Required for Marriage Registration

For Bride and Groom:

  • Notarized application form with Court Fee of INR 10
  • 4 marriage photographs of postcard size of any two of the following event: Maang, Phere, Jaimala (For ex.: 2 of Jaimala, 2 of Phere)
  • Notarized affidavit with self attested address proof and passport size photograph
  • 8 couple photographs with white background
  • Marriage Card
  • 4 Passport size Photograph
  • Couple Photo as portrait, in ratio of 2:3 with clear or white background
  • Proof of Age (Any one of the following): Birth Certificate, Birth Certificate from Health Centre or School Certificate
  • Address proof of bride before marriage (Any one of the following): Aadhaar Card, Voter Id, Ration Card, Driving License or OCI proof for NRI
  • Address Proof (Any one of the following): Aadhaar Card, Voter Id, Ration Card, Driving License or OCI proof for NRI
  • Proof of Marriage (Any one of the following): Wedding Card, Certificate from Priest/ religious institution, Nikahnama or Anand Karaj Certificate
  • Performa of Marriage Registration
  • Late affidavit if the application is made after 3 months from the date of registration
  • Nikahnama/ Marriage certificate from religious institution translated in Hindi/ English on the letterhead of Authorized Translator
  • Bayan Form
  • Divorce decree if either spouse is divorcee 
  • Death certificate if the previous spouse is dead
  • Copy of official gazette if the name is changed after Marriage 
  • Marital status certificate if either spouse is foreign national


  • Pan Card
  • Aadhar Card
  • Notarized Affidavit with self attested address proof and passport size photograph

Marriage Certificate Application & Forms

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