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Latest revision as of 07:42, 1 July 2020

Procedure[edit]

The current offline registration of marriage will be effective till May 2019. The state has already introduced online procedure for marriage registration.

Online procedure:

  1. In order to register the marriage online, please visit the sit as per the following link: Online Portal
  2. In the given page click select “Register Your Marriage” option on the right side of the page
  3. In the new page, please read the instructions and hit “Click here to apply Online” option to get pop up screen with conditions.
  4. After you read the conditions click “Proceed” Option to get the next screen.
  5. Please enter / select details prompted for and upload required documents and hit “apply” to submit application
  6. Applicant will get the certified copy of the marriage registration as notified.

Offline procedure:

  1. Please visit Marriage office and obtain application form for registering your marriage. To find the marriage office please use the following Link: Marriage office site Once you reach this page please select “Search MO” under “Public Info” on the right side menu list.
  2. Please fill the form and it has to be duly signed by couple. Please submit the form in the respective section officer along with required documents. Make sure that you are eligible for applying.
  3. As advised, please make the payment for completing the process. The application will then be processed internally. Applicant will be notified to visit the SRO office to compete the process.
  4. On said date please go to the office along with witnesses as mentioned and sign before the registrar on the register.
  5. Applicant will be issued with the certificate on the same day evening.



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Required Documents[edit]

  • Respective application form.
  • 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
  • 2 affidavit that couple wish to marry each other willingly free from threats is required for marriage at court
NOTE: If no objection for the marriage is received within 30 days from the notice, marriage will be registered


Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

The Registrar General of Marriage

11 A.K.S. Roy Road,
Panchayat Bhawan (2nd floor),
Kolkata-700 001,West Bengal.
Phone: 033 – 22259398 FAX: 033 – 22259308
E-mail : support.rgm-wb@gov.in
www.rgm-wb@nic.in
Link for Marriage office: Office 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
  • The charge will vary if registered after two months of marriage date.
Note: You cannot apply for marriage certificate if you have not attained the age limit as this will be treated as offence.



Fees[edit]

Please use the link for fee details: Fees Link



Validity[edit]

Marriage certificate shall be valid forever.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

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



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Instructions[edit]

A marriage certificate is the official record that two people have undertaken a marriage ceremony. To obtain the marriage certificate first you need register your marriage.

Marriage certificate indicates that the couple is legally married.

  • In India, a legal marriage is between males older than 21 years of age and females older than 18 years of age.
  • In India, marriage can be registered in accordance to the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 or Special Marriage Act, 1954.

Marriage registration certificates are being issued by the Additional-Divisional Magistrate(ADM) in whose jurisdiction either the husband or the wife resides.



Required Information[edit]

  • Fill the name for which you are submitting it.
  • Name of your district / sub division / municipality with address
Scheduled A & B (husband / wife details)
  • First / Last Name
  • Fathers name
  • Age with date of birth
  • Present / permanent address
  • Condition for marriage
Section C (Deceleration)
  • Name of husband
  • Name of wife
  • Date of marriage
  • Place of marriage
Schedule F (For Family)
  • Number of application receipt
  • Office name
  • Date of registration
  • Name of applicants (husband / wife)
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Need for the Document[edit]

  • Marriage registration is an important legal formality under Law and can be easily completed at the Sub-Registrar Office.
  • A marriage which has already been solemnized can be registered.
  • Having a marriage registration certificate will help the couple with various formalities like PAN card name change, passport and visa application. The registration of marriages is controlled by the respective State Governments.
  • The Hindu Marriage Act 1955 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.



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 in the form. 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]

The need for a Marriage Certificate arises in case you need to prove that you are legally married to someone, for purposes like obtaining a passport, visa, pension, insured amount, changing your maiden name, etc.



External Links[edit]

West Bengal Marriage Certificate Registration and Application Form Download SDM Office Address
Marriage Registration



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Others[edit]

More information which might help people.