Marriage Certificate: Arunachal Pradesh
citizens of age above 18 years and 21 years for the bride and for the groom
Officer (normally, EAC(Judicial) of the Deputy Commissioners office is
designated as the Marriage Officer)
parties (bride and groom) need to submit a joint application with a joint
affidavit in the prescribed format to the office of the Marriage Officer.
receiving the application from the parties, the Marriage Officer will issue a
notice (with a copy on the notice board) for claims and objections, to the
Marriage Officers of the home districts of both the bride and the groom,
returnable within one month.
Officers of the home districts publicise widely for the information of all
concerned like parents, relatives etc so that they can file claims and
objections, if any, to the Marriage Officer.
no claims and objections are received within the stipulated period of one
month, from the Marriage Officers of home districts, the marriage is solemnized
and registered in the court of the Marriage Officer, in the presence of three
witnesses under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.
prescribed application form
100/- for issuing a Marriage Certificate
concerned forms are sold at the Deputy Commissioner's office. Online submission
of forms is not possible. A signed copy of the application is required for