Marriage registration is required to prove that you are legally married to some one. In 2006, Supreme Court has made registration of marriage compulsory to protect interest of women. Marriage certificate is also required for obtaining passport, changing your maiden name etc. It's very important for women to get their marriage registered immediately after marriage as it establishes their legal claim as a wife. Our Marriage Consultancy services take you through complete documentation work and guide you through complete the registration process of marriage.
In India a marriage can be registered under either of the two marriages Act.
a) The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
b) The Special Marriage Act, 1954
The Hindu Marriage Act is applicable in cases where both husband and wife are Hindus, Buddhists, Jains or Sikhs or where they have converted into any of these religions. The act sets minimum age of marriage for men as 21 years and for women as 18 years.
Where either of the husband or wife or both are not Hindus, Buddhists, Jains or Sikhs the marriage is registered under the Special Marriage Act, 1954. Special Marriage Act sets minimum age of marriage as 21 years for both, men and women.
Online Registration of marriage facility is available in some of the courts. After getting registration done in Municipal Corporation, marriage records for the marriage gets created.
Registration process as well as documents required vary considerably across various locations in Delhi NCR i.e. Gurgaon, Noida, Delhi and Faridabad. Please contact us for detailed information.