To obtain marriage certificate in Surat, a port city which was earlier known as Suryapur, registration procedure set by Surat municipal corporation must be followed. Due to rise in urban agglomeration, this city has turned out to be the economical capital and fastest growing destination in India. Being an administrative hub it also has a wide area that connects with Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad and north of Mumbai.
According to Annual Survey of India, the city’s administrative structure is the most commendable. Various initiatives have been tied up with IT service providers to make it convenient for Surat natives. As Surat Municipal Corporation is responsible for maintaining city’s civic infrastructure and administrative duties, offering reliable marriage registration services to newlywed couples is important task of administrative duties.
Ranked as the best administrative offices practicing in India, Surat Municipal Corporation is known for its Urban Development Authority which is also abbreviated as SUDA. The governing body is SMC Commissioner as a Chairman of SUDA. Online Forms by SMC office Surat are downloadable and are best suited to those who seek online registration.
To serve its citizen better, SMC has taken initiative to provide various services online including wedding registration. Surat Marriage certificate form online can be downloaded by clicking on PDF file. All the forms mentioned under Hindu Marriage Act and Special Marriage Act are downloadable at the official website of Surat Municipal Corporation without paying any kind of prescribed form fee.
You can visit official link given below to get Downloadable Surat Marriage Certificate Forms here:
What if marriage was solemnized but not registered?
Within 30 days of solemnizing a marriage it is mandatory to complete a registration procedure. In case of court marriage both the parties must submit a joint application with required documents at the nearby registrar office. A notice period or waiting period will be allotted to the parties during which if any objection is raised by anyone then the application will be on hold until the issue is resolved by the registrar officer and the parties. However, without any objection raised by anyone during this period, marriage certificate will be offered to the applicants after completion of the procedure.
At the time of appointed date three witness must appear before ADM along with required documents copy. Signature of both the parties are required at the time of receiving their marriage certificate in front of witnesses and ADM. With full consent, they will be legally declared husband and wife under Hindu or Special Marriage Act (whatever is applicable in particular case). A certificate will be issued that states a couple’s marital status after solemnizing wedding as per their religious rituals.
What are the Important Documents to submit to obtain marriage certificate?
Application Form carefully filled and signed by both the parties, attested by Gazetted officer.
Identity Proof copy which is notary attested. It may include copy of passport, Aadhaar Card, Pan Card
Copy of Age Proof that may include PAN card, Driving License, SSC/HSC passing certificate, School leaving certificate, 10th or 12th mark sheet or provisional certificates, and Birth certificates.
Affidavit, Ration card, Aadhaar Card, valid Voting card, valid Driving license, Electricity in the name of applicant and Government Office Identity card is also acceptable as the residential proof of the applicant.
Passport size photographs of both the parties and witnesses. One marriage invitation card is also required with a stamp fee of Rs. 100/-
Documents under Special Marriage Act:
For those marrying second time, after death of the spouse in that case widower’s spouse death certificate is required.
In case of Divorce, a judgement copy of the decree issued by the court or divorce copy must be submitted.
Marriage proof in case wedding was solemnized in a religious place.
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Benefits of Certificate
One of the most important benefits of having a marriage certificate is having a legal document that a couple is married in accordance to Hindu Marriage Act.
Marriage certificate is helpful in obtaining passport, visas and other significant documents where showing primary legal document of marriage of a couple is important. Get more Information on Online Marriage Certificate.
In case one of the spouse wants to apply for loan or want to claim bank deposits and life insurances, in that case also certificate of marriage is required.
For any legal action, such as divorce or spouse involved in unlawful practice, marriage registration must be done and a certificate must be obtained as valuable document.
Many couples are not aware of availing Tax exemptions, medical reimbursement, housing benefits and employment benefits that they can obtain by having marriage certificate. Especially if one of the spouse is government employee, his or her partner can obtain various benefits by showing certificate. Having social security and obtaining medicare claim is another benefit that one can obtain.
Consumer benefits, property inheritance, special loans, adoption process, availing public assistance are other benefits of having marriage certificate.
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