Marriage Certificate: Delhi
marriage which has already been solemnised 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 solemnised between any two
persons under the provisions of the Special Marriage Act, 1954.
of the Additional-Divisional Magistrate(ADM) in whose jurisdiction either the
husband or the wife resides
application form duly signed by both the husband and the wife.
evidence of the date of birth of parties (Matriculation
Certificate/Passport/Birth Certificate). The minimum age of both parties is 21
years at the time of registration under the Special Marriage Act.
Ration Card of the husband or wife in whose area the ADM has been approached
for the certificate.
case of the Special Marriage Act, documentary evidence regarding stay in Delhi
of the parties for more than 30 days (ration card or report from the concerned
by both the parties stating the place and the date of marriage, the dates of
birth, marital status at the time of marriage and nationality.
passport sized photographs of both the parties and one marriage photograph.
invitation card, if available.
the marriage was solemnized in a religious place, a certificate from the priest
who solemnized the marriage is required.
affirmation that the parties are not related to each other within the
prohibited degree of relationship as per the Hindu Marriage Act or the Special
Marriage Act as the case may be.
attested copy of the divorce decree/ order in the case of a divorcee and death
certificate of spouse in the case of a widow/widower.
case one of the parties belongs to a religion other than Hinduism, Buddhism,
Jainism and Sikhism, a conversion certificate from the priest who solemnized
the marriage (in case of the Hindu Marriage Act).
documents excluding the receipt should be attested by a Gazetted Officer.
100/- in case of the Hindu Marriage Act and Rs.150/- in case of the Special
Marriage Act is to be deposited with the cashier of the district, and the
receipt to be attached with the application form.
Click here (368 KB) for the Application
Form for registration of marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act.
Click here (68 KB) for the Application
Form for registration of marriage under the Special Marriage Act.
Application for Registration of Marriage under Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
Application for Registration of Marriage under Special Marriage Act, 1954
Notice of Intended Marriage
Marriage Registration under Special Marriage Act