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 New Delhi 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


You will immediately receive an email with your order confirmation and a checklist of documents required


A Marriage Registration Expert will be assigned to you as a case manager to speed up the process


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


You will need separate affidavits for both hisband and wife. Our team will send you the draft affidavits which you can sign and send back to us


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


Based on your responses, we will fill your online application on the "e-District Delhi" portal


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

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

The expert will then request for a date convenient to you to visit the office of marriage registrar and register your marriage


Your case manager will accompany you and your spouse with two/three 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 in Delhi

Step 1: Document - Understand and arrange the documents required to register your marriage
Step 2: Draft - Prepare the application and required affidavits.
Step 3: 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 4: Appointment - Make an appointment at the marriage registrar office. You can call for an appointment. If you are availing MyAdvo services, we will guide you in the appointment process
Step 5: Your presence - Please note, both spouses need to be present along with your 2-3 witnesses. You should carry a filled up application, affidavits, required documents (For both spouses and the witnesses) The date of appointment may vary based applicable marriage act and workload of the local registrar office. It's usually within 15 days of the request but sometimes can go up to 60 days. If you require the marriage certificate quickly, opt for Tatkal marriage registration

Who can be a 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 proof of residence

The procedure to register your marriage seems easy but the details and intricacies can be tricky as it requires you 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 Delhi

Marriage registration is partially online in Delhi. Follow the steps below to start your online registration

  • Visit and choose register your marriage from the list of services
  • It will take you to the login/register screen
  • Enter your Aadhar number and the mobile number to receive OTP
  • Once you are registered with the Aadhar card, fill up the online marriage registration form with details of husband, wife and 2 witnesses
  • Once you submit your filled up application form, you can choose the date of your appointment with the registrar in your area
  • You can also upload your documents online
  • The final screen will have an acknowledgement of your details, take a print out of acknowledgement and the filled up application form
  • You need to visit in person with filled up form, acknowledgement, photos, affidavits, and other documents
  • You need to be present along with your spouse and the witness in order to complete the registration

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

Husband and Wife- Application Form

  • 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 certificate if either spouse is a foreign nationalWitnesses
  • Proof of residence of witnesses: Ration Card, Election Card, Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Passport or Aadhar Card
  • PAN Card

Marriage Certificate Application & Forms

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Payment Structure

  • 100% of the payment to be made at the time of booking of service
  • If you are registering your marriage after more than 60 days have passed, you may have to pay a fine. It would be a small amount but will be exclusive of charges you are paying to us.
  • Any other govt or local body fee is not included in this payment

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