How to apply for Marriage Registration in Gurgaon

Last Updated at: Aug 26, 2022
How to get a marriage registration in gurgaon
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has introduced several changes in the marriage registration process. In one such change, the corporation has done away with the practice of mandating the presence of parents of both the bride and the groom, before the registrar.


In India, marriage is seen as a sacrosanct relationship. A lot of India’s communities believe marriage is a 7-life bond. Fire is considered the primary witness to marriage according to the Hindu rituals. That is, however, just the social part. The legal aspect places reliance on documentary evidence. The Registrar of District Marriage shall issue a marriage certificate, as per religious marriage and special acts of marriage. In India, marriage registration can be completed under two Laws, namely the Hindu Marriage Act and the Special Marriage Act, 1954.

So here in this blog, we will discuss all the legal formalities which are required to register a marriage in Gurgaon.

  1. Purpose of the Marriage Registration

  2. Eligibility for applying of Marriage Registration

  3. Documents required to apply for Registration

  4. Procedure for Marriage registration

  5. Witnesses of Marriage Registration

  6. Fees of Marriage Registration

Purpose of Marriage Registration

A marriage certificate is an essential document required for exhibiting any couple’s legal marital status. This helps in allied purposes for certain cases such as the passport office, court, bank, insurance offices, etc. This certificate can be shown to show that the bride and bridegroom were married on a specific date.

It can also be used – 

  • in case of divorce proceedings
  • in case of child paternity
  • if you want to change the name after marriage
  • claim life insurance in case of loss as part of a genealogical background

This is also conclusive evidence of a marriage.

Eligibility for applying of Marriage Registration

  • No legitimate marriage of any of the parties with any other person should subsist. 
  • The bridegroom should be age twenty-one (21) and the bride should be age eighteen (18). 
  • The parties should not be of such a nature as to be unable to give proper consent for the marriage, or to suffer from such a kind of mental disorder or to such an extent as to be unsuitable for the marriage and procreation of children, or have been subjected to recurring insanity attacks. 
  • The parties should not fall within the degree of prohibited association.

Marriage Registration

Documents required to apply for Registration

  • Application form duly filled out and signed by the bride and groom 
  • Additionally, documentary confirmation of the parties’ date of birth (Matriculation Certificate / Passport / Birth Certificate); 
  • Moreover, ID Husband and wife proof (PAN Card/ Voter ID Card/ Driving Card / Aadhaar Card). 
  • Similarly, proof of residence (Ration Card/ Voter ID Card/ Passport/ Driving License). 
  • Further, Photographs of 4 occasions (Varmala, Mangal Sutra, Mang Tika, Phere) 
  • One family photo. 
  • 2 Husband and wife witnesses each (one from each hand should be proportional to blood) 
  • Testimonial photo ID (should represent the blood relationship in case of one witness from either side). 
  • Photos of each witness passport size. 
  • Bridal and groom separate affidavits.
  • 7 Copy of husband and wife’s joint photographs (White background,3×2″ size). 
  • Group photo of the husband and wife, together with all the witnesses. 
  • Wedding reception area. 
  • A notice on plain paper by pandit Ji claiming that groom (name) S / O ………….. (name) and the bride(name) D / O … (name) took place on …….. (date) … at … (Marriage place) and it was he who conducted it. 
  • Gurudwara / Church/ Kazi / Priest certificate in case of marriage other than Hindu 
  • Decree to divorce if either wife is a divorcee 
  • Certificate of death, if the former partner is dead

Procedure for Marriage registration

In Gurgaon, marriage registration can be done online or offline both. Here we will tell you both the procedures elaborately.

Offline procedure

  • Organize documents accordingly
  • Additionally, Draft- Prepare the application and include the affidavits needed. 
  • Moreover, access the Sub Divisional Magistrate’s office by location. 
  • Appointment- make an appointment at the registrar of the marriage office. 
  • Similarly, your presence- Please remember that your partners and your 2-3 witnesses are expected to attend. Bring a completed application, affidavits, necessary documentation (for all spouses and witnesses). Usually the date of appointment is within 15 days of the request, but occasionally up to 60 days may be needed. If you quickly require a marriage certificate, opt for registration of Tatkal marriages.

Online Procedure

  • Follow the steps to start your online application, which will be followed by your visit in person.

online application

  • Sign in as a new person. You must verify your email address and phone number through an OTP 
  • Sign up, log in to your email address and password 
  • Further, from the left-hand menu, click on “Apply for a Service.” 
  • Moreover, Search for Marriage registration
  • Since you are based in Gurgaon, select the urban marriage registration option 
  • Fill out the bride, groom, and witnesses details 
  • Pay your marriage registration fee once you complete the details.
  • Additionally, click on the button to add and upload all your papers. You must upload bridal, groom, witnesses’ affidavit documents 
  • Moreover, you have the option to print your application for a marriage certificate. 
  • Further, Upon successful processing of your payment, you will generate an acknowledgment slip. You can take an acknowledgment slip and a printout of your application.

Witnesses of Marriage Registration

It’s necessary to get a witness ‘s signature to register the marriage. 

There are also other requirements to become the marriage witness and they are: 

  • The witnesses should have been 21 years old. 
  • Anyone who has witnessed the wedding of the couple will be a witness to the marriage registration. 
  • Additionally, the witnesses will select to be the nearest blood relation from each bride and bridegroom. 
  • Moreover, preferably they demand that one of the parents, along with their identity and address verification, be the witness to the registration. 

Certain documents are required from witness:

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

Fees of Marriage Registration

  • Within 90 days of marriage                         –  Rs. 100
  • After 90 days but within 1 year of marriage  – Rs. 200
  • After 1 year of marriage                              – Rs. 300