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Marriage Registration

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Why is a marriage registration important?

A marriage registration legalises the marital bond and recognises
the newlyweds as a couple.

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We collect all the necessary documentsfrom you.

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The professional sets up a court datethat is fine with you.

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The lawyers ensure that you receive themarriage registration certificate.

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What is Marriage Registration?

When a marriage takes place in our society, it needs to be registered. It is a proof of marriage. In our country, it is compulsory to register a marriage for the protection of women. You can register your marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 or under the Special Marriage Act, 1954

Marriages in India are registered under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 or under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.

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Procedure for Marriage Certificate

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We will connect you to family lawyers, who will kickstart the Marriage Registration process.

Document Verification

Once the documents are received, the lawyers will verify all the documents for checking the validity of the marriage.

Setting of date

After verifying the documents, the lawyers will initiate the application for registration of marriage and the same will be registered in your presence on the fixed date.

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FAQs on Marriage Registration

Who can be a witness to register your marriage?

Any person who has attended the wedding of the couple can be a witness and must have a PAN Card and a Proof of Residence.

What are the benefits of marriage certificate?

If you are applying for a passport or opening a bank account after the wedding, then Marriage Certificate is required. It is extremely helpful in obtaining visas for both husband and wife. As the foreign embassies in India as well as in countries outside India, do not recognize traditional marriages, the Marriage Certificate is mandatory for the couple to travel abroad using a spouse visa. It also enables a spouse in claiming life insurance return or bank deposits in case of demise of the Insurer or depositor without any nominee.

What is the procedure of a Christian Marriage Registration in India?

Although the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 and the Special Marriage Act, 1954 are the two main legislation governing the process of solemnization and registration of a marriage in India, there are certain other legislation enacted to oversee the process of marriage solemnization and marriage registration between certain minority religions that are present in India.

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Recent Updates

22nd April – Bombay High Court: Marriage Certificate is not valid with rituals

After the denial by Thane Family Court, an appellant moved to Bombay High Court with a plea of marriage validation. Even, the Bombay High Court rejected his request and declared Marriage Certificate null and void with rituals.

28th March: Registration of Marriage of Non-Resident Indian Bill, 2019 Approved

Thanks to the Standing Committee on External Affairs! It has approved the registration of marriage of Non-Resident Indian Bill, 2019. Now, it is mandatory to register a marriage with an NRI in one month.

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