How to Get a Marriage Certificate in Mumbai

Last Updated at: Oct 08, 2020
In a recent judgment, the Bombay High Court declared a registration certificate issued for a marriage performed without rituals to be null & void. In this case, a resident from Thane earlier moved HC after the family court in the district had rejected his petition to declare the marriage as invalid.


If a women is a voter for the first time after marriage then she will have to fill in Form-6 for enrollment as a new voter. In case the women is already a voter, but not in the same Assembly constituency, then she will need to fill in Form-6 for change of residence.


You can get a certified copy of the marriage certificate by applying for the issuance of the same to you. The said application should be moved before the office of Registrar of Marriages in which the marriage was registered. The said office will issue a certified Photostat copy of the marriage certificate.


A marriage certificate is an essential document — perhaps not immediately after marriage, but eventually. It is needed if you’re looking to take the last name of your spouse, for obtaining a passport and much else. In Mumbai, marriage certificate Mumbai takes anywhere from 15 days to 60 days to process. Let’s see how to get a marriage certificate in Mumbai with the required documents.

Documents Required for Marriage Registration

Let’s see how to apply for marriage certificate in Mumbai:

a. Age proof of bride and groom: School Leaving Certificate/Valid Passport/Birth Certificate/Domicile Certificate/PAN Card.

b. Address Proof: Ration Card/Voted ID Card/Utility Bill (in own name).

c. Two Witnesses, with Ration Card/Passport/Election Card/Driver’s License.

d. Rs. 100 Court Fee.

e. Photographs of bride and groom.

Get Your Marriage Registered

Office Address

i) Sub Registrar’s Office (Bombay) Old Custom House, Shahid Bhagat Singh Marg, Ground Floor, Fort, Mumbai 400 023. ii) Sub Registrar’s Office (Bandra), Andheri & Borivali Taluka, MHADA Building, Ground Floor, Kalanagar, Bandra (E), Mumbai 400 051. iii) Sub Registrar’s Office (Chembur) Kurla Taluka, R.C.V. Marg, Near Rationing Office, Administrative Buildings, Ground Floor, Chembur, Mumbai 400 071.

Cost of Certificate

Aside from the stamp fee of Rs. 100, the cost of the application form is Rs. 150. 100 rs court fee stamp for marriage certificate.