Marriage Certificate: Puducherry
independence, the Union Territory of Pondicherry was under the rule of the
French Government. During their regime, they conducted/registered marriages in
the Local Bodies. The same has been followed till date in the Union Territory
are two types of Marriages
Marriages are conducted in the Local Body itself.
Registration for Renoncant Indians (Person who has obtained family name during
the French Regime) : The Renoncant Indians may register their marriages if the
bride has completed 15 years of age and the bridegroom's age is not more than
18 years, with consent of their parents and the Law Department order/
Registration for French Nationality: The French National may register their
marriages, inspite of the Bride?s age 15 years completed and the Bridegrooms
age is 18 completed with the consent of their parents and to submit the
bachelor certificate obtained from French Embassy at Pondicherry.
Registration for Indians: If the bride and bridegroom's age is 18 years, their
marriages may be registered with consent of their parents.
Registration for Indians: If the bride and bridegroom's age is 21 years, their
marriages may be registered with out consent of their parents.
marriages which are conducted in Kalyanamandapam/temple/houses and other places
may register for a declaration marriage.
registration of Declaration Marriage, two stages are followed:
marriages which are conducted in Kalyanamandapam/Temples and other places, the
bride and bridegroom, have to obtain progidar certificates with two witnesses,
and complete 18 years and 21 years respectively and then register.
the bride and bridegroom have completed 21 years of age, then they can register
their marriage after obtaining the progidar certificate which were conducted in
Kalyanamandapam / Temples. There is no need for witnesses.
Civil Marriage: 11 days after publication of ?BAN? before the calander year.
the Declaration Marriage :
the Local Bodies Jurisdiction
resident of concerned Local Body has married out side the Union Territory
Certificate in Union Territory of Pondicherry is issued by Local Bodies like
Pondicherry Municipality, Oulgaret Municipality, Ariyankuppam Commune
Panchayat, Bahoor Commune Panchayat, Nettapakkam Commune Panchayat, Mannadipet
Commune Panchayat and Villianur Commune Panchayat. In Karaikal Region, Karaikal
Municipality, Kottucherry Commune Panchayat, Neravy Commune Panchayat,
Nedungadu Commune Panchayat, Thirunallar commune Panchayat and T.R.Pattinam
Commune Panchayat issues the certificate. In Mahe and Yanam regions, both the
respective Municipalities issues the certificate, on receipt of application,
provided the marriage has already been registered.
details are computerized in the Pondicherry Municipality from the current year
and the public can access it in two ways. One by input of data through the
keyboard and another, by scanning the filled application form receipt within 7
days of event.
in prescribed form @ Rs. 1.00
copy Marriage certificate @ Rs.25.00
Book @ Rs.50.00
Note: The information
regarding the date of marriage, both bride and bridegroom name, date of birth,
place of birth, parents name, occupation is available when it is being issued.
Later on all the birth and death occurred in respect of their family may be recorded
for the reference.
Application form for Intercaste Marriage (Award)
Grant of incentive to marriages between disabled and normal persons
Application Form for Grant of Financial Assistance for Performance of Marriage of Poor Brides
Application form - Incentive to Widow's Remarriage