Marriage Certificate: Rajasthan
Certificate is issued to Indian citizens by the Marriage Officer/ Registrar of
marriage, who is generally the District Magistrate of the concerned district
under the Special Marriage Act, 1954, or under the Hindu Marriage Act
1955(XXV), the Rajasthan Hindu Marriage Registration Rules 1956, etc.
the Hindu Marriage Act 1955, marriage registration must be done within 30 days
of the date of marriage. If the registration is not done within 30 days, the
marriage will be registered under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.
should be at least 21 years old, while brides should at least 18 for a marriage
to be registered under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. Grooms and brides should
be at least 21 years old if the marriage is registered under the Special
Marriage Act, 1954.
prescribed application form is to be filled-up for marriage registration under
different marriage Acts. The application form is free and available at the
District Magistrate office.
certificate (mark sheet/ certificate from medical officer).
Photographs of Marriage (as proof of marriage).
certificate of both the bride and the groom.
Affidavit is required in the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.
10 is charged for issuing a Marriage Certificate.
receiving the dully-filled application from the bride and groom, the Registrar
of marriage issues a one-month notice to the Registrar of marriage of both the
bride's and the groom's home districts and to their parents for any claims and
objections. A copy of the notice is also pasted on the notice board. If no
claims or objections are received within the one-month period, the Registrar
registers the marriage under the Marriage Act in the presence of both the bride
and the grooms, and 3 witnesses. The Marriage Certificate is then issued to the
of Marriage/ Marriage Officer, who is generally the District Magistrate.