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Narasaraopet - Obtain a Marriage Certificate

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Procedure[edit]


This procedure explains various ways to Obtain a Marriage Certificate in Narasaraopet.

Registration of Marriage and Obtain Certificate

  1. One can apply at the Sub-Registrar office through filled registration form ( Jurisdiction, the husband or wife resides with a valid address proof)
  2. SRO (Sub Registrar Office) along with address can be located with the link : Link for SRO Office
  3. Set of documents as required should be attached with application in Form - A
  4. Application should be made within 30 Days of the marriage, the couple will be asked to appear before the Registrar along with their parents or Guardians or other witness. On the said day, both parties, along with a Gazette Officer who attended their marriage, need to be present before the ADM.
  5. All witness should sign in front of the Registrar
  6. After verification of the application and submitted documents the marriage will be registered and the certificate will be provided.


Apply through Meeseva Centers

  1. Application can also be made through Meeseva centers.
  2. Following link can provide you information related to nearest Meeseva Centers : Meeseva center link
  3. Please find your nearest Meeseva Centers and make sure you have all the documents, when you are visiting the center.
  4. Eligibility age to get married is 21 for male and 18 for female
  5. Marriages solemnized under any personal law can be registered.
  6. A marriage which has already been solemnized can be registered either under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 or under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.
  7. The Hindu Marriage Act is applicable in cases where both the husband and the wife are Hindus, Buddhists, Jains or Sikhs, or in cases where they have converted into any of these religions.
  8. In case either the husband or the wife or both are not Hindus, Buddhists, Jains or Sikhs, the marriage is registered under the Special Marriage Act, 1954
  9. It can be registered within 90 days without fine and within 90-150 days with penalty.
Note: You cannot apply for marriage certificate if you have not attained the age limit as this will be treated as offence.
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Required Documents[edit]

  • Application in Form- A : Link for Form A
  • Completely filled application form signed by both husband and wife
  • Address proof of current residing address which should be on Bride or Grooms name (Proof of Address- Voter ID/ Ration Card/ Passport, Driving License )
  • 2 passport sized photographs
  • 2 Photos of Bride and Groom in marriage dress taken during marriage ritual which clearly show they are taking part in marriage ceremony
  • Separate Marriage Affidavits in prescribed format from Husband & Wife
  • Proof of Date of Birth of both husband and wife (Documents which serve as Proof of Age preferably 10th class mark sheet with date of birth)
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Marriage Invitation Card
  • Three witnesses to certify your marriage
  • All documents must be self attested
NOTE: If no objection for the marriage is received within 30 days from the notice, marriage will be registered


Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Office of the Commissioner & Inspector General of Registration and Stamps,

5-59, R.K.Spring Valley Apartments,
Edupugallu, Kankipadu Mandal,A.P, Vijayawada - 521151
SRO (Sub Registrar Office) along with address can be located with the link : SRO OFFICE Link
Link for Meeseve centres : Meeseva center link

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Eligibility[edit]

  • Eligibility age to get married is 21 for male and 18 for female
  • Marriages solemnized under any personal law can be registered.
  • A marriage which has already been solemnized can be registered either under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 or under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.
  • The Hindu Marriage Act is applicable in cases where both the husband and the wife are Hindus, Buddhists, Jains or Sikhs, or in cases where they have converted into any of these religions.
  • In case either the husband or the wife or both are not Hindus, Buddhists, Jains or Sikhs, the marriage is registered under the Special Marriage Act, 1954
  • It can be registered within 90 days without fine and within 90-150 days with penalty.
Note: You cannot apply for marriage certificate if you have not attained the age limit as this will be treated as offense



Fees[edit]

  • Rs. 100/- in case of the Hindu Marriage Act
  • Rs.150/- in case of the Special Marriage Act
Fees to be deposited with the cashier and the receipt to be attached with the application form.



Validity[edit]

Marriage certificate shall be valid forever.



Documents to Use[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

The entire process will take 45 Days from the date of Application



Related Videos[edit]


Andhra Pradesh - Obtain A Marriage Certificate

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Instructions[edit]

  • Office of the Additional-Divisional Magistrate(ADM) in whose jurisdiction either the husband or the wife resides.
  • All Sub-Registrars are Registrars of Marriages under the Hindu Marriage Act and Marriage Officers under the Special Marriage Act. The party has to go to the Sub-Registrar's Office in the local area.
  • The Hindu Marriage Act,1955 is applicable only to the Hindus, whereas the Special Marriage Act,1954 is applicable to all citizens of India.
  • The Hindu Marriage Act provides for the registration of an already solemnized marriage. It does not provide for solemnization of a marriage by the Registrar.
  • Parties to the marriage have to apply to the Registrar in whose jurisdiction the marriage is solemnized or to the Registrar in whose jurisdiction either party to the marriage has been residing for at least six months immediately preceding the date of marriage.
  • Both the parties have to appear before the Registrar along with their parents or guardians or other witnesses within one month from the date of marriage.
  • There is a provision for condonation of delay upto 5 years by the Registrar and thereafter by the District Registrar concerned.
  • The Special Marriage Act provides for the solemnization of a marriage as well as for registration by a Marriage Officer.
  • The parties to the intended marriage have to give a notice to the Marriage Officer in whose jurisdiction at least one of the parties has resided for not less than 30 days prior to the date of notice.
  • It should be affixed at some conspicuous place in his office. If either of the parties is residing in the area of another Marriage Officer, a copy of the notice should be sent to him for similar publication.
  • The marriage may be solemnized after the expiry of one month from the date of publication of the notice, if no objections are received.
  • If any objections are received, the Marriage Officer has to enquire into them and take a decision either to solemnize the marriage or to refuse it. Registration will be done after solemnization of the marriage.
  • Any marriage already celebrated can also be registered under the Special Marriage Act after giving a public notice of 30 days, subject to certain conditions.



Required Information[edit]

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.



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Need for the Document[edit]

  • A marriage which has already been solemnized can be registered either under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 or under the Special Marriage Act, 1954. The Hindu Marriage Act is applicable in cases where both the husband and the wife are Hindus, Buddhists, Jains or Sikhs, or in cases where they have converted into any of these religions. In case either the husband or the wife or both are not Hindus, Buddhists, Jains or Sikhs, the marriage is registered under the Special Marriage Act, 1954. Further, the marriage can be solemnized between any two persons under the provisions of the Special Marriage Act, 1954.
  • A marriage certificate is an official statement that two people are married.
  • There are several reasons including but not limited to receiving spousal benefits, like Changing the name, make changes in bank account of the name change, at work and more
  • spouse joining for health benefits, Many insurance companies will require a marriage certificate to complete the coverage addition.
  • Spouse, a foreigner is in need of Marriage certificate to gain immigration
  • While couple filing joint taxes
  • If you plan on buying a house and need to apply for a loan, many lenders will ask for a marriage certificate
NOTE : It is recommended that you have at least two copies at all times – one can be used for personal documentation and the other can be used to show proof of marriage.



Information which might help[edit]

  • Marriages can be registered either under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 or under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.
  • It is advisable to mention the name of the wife (bride) before and after marriage at Sl.No. 1 of the Form A. Before marriage, the surname usually belongs to father family. And after marriage, the surname of the husband family is adopted. So it is advisable, to mention two names.
NOTE : It is a punishable offense to try with fraudulent documents to get a Marriage certificate

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.



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