Thane Marriage Certificate & Registration Details

Applying and acquiring marriage certificate in Thane is quite simple these days. Under Hindu marriage and Special marriage act more than 5000 couples have acquired legal document that demonstrate validity of their relationship.

However, earlier such importance was not given to the certificate but after the government of India has made it mandatory to have marriage certificate within the 30 days of solemnising wedding. More and more couples are registering themselves under the law.

The law for second marriage and first wedding may vary however, there is no major difference in procedure that required to be followed to obtain a certificate that has legal acceptance.

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There are many marriage bureaus that render the service of documentation and appointment to get the certificate on time. But nowadays, government is running hassle free services for those who wish to apply online. Couples can also apply offline by registering for the court marriage as well.

Taking guidance in case of special marriage or in exceptional cases is advisable however, completing documentation and following prescribed procedure is necessary to get the marriage certificate on time. To do court marriage under special marriage act 1954, section 13 form is applicable. It is applicable on all citizens and religions of India. Before proceeding towards exact steps involved in getting the Marriage Certificate under Special Marriage Act in Thane, it is important to have a look at required documents for bride and groom.

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The basic requirement is age eligibility. According to the Constitution of India, under Marriage Law or Acts anyone who is above 21 years of age (in male category) is eligible to get married or apply for the certificate within the same city or in the city where ceremony has taken place. Wherein the age eligibility for females is 18 years and above. To apply for legal document of wedding the applicant has to be same district resident. Know more

Introductory documents required to apply with application form are age proof from both the parties that includes birth certificate, school leaving certificate, transfer certificate, SSC or HSC certificate, passport, Bonafide certificate, Hall ticket 10th or certificate of age by gram sevak. Along with this recent passport size photographs are also required. For address or residential proof, Aadhaar card copy, passport copy, election identity card copy, rent agreement copy (registered), MSEB electricity bill having name of the applicant, ration card copy is accepted.

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In case any of the applicant is divorcee, widow or widower then copy of judgement and court decree and death certificate of spouse (if anyone’s spouse is not alive) is applicable. At the time of document submission, registrar also check documents of witness and a copy of witness’s identity is also required. Three witness’s identification proofs are required. Witness should be an adult and must be more than 21 years of age. Though witness could be relative, parents of friends of any of the applicant.

Documents requirement for social marriage or Arya Samaj marriage is same. It takes minimum 30 days for processing the application. However, the time period can be increased up to 60 days after submission of the documents. Applicant can choose any one date during this period for receiving the certificate on appointed date before the ADM.

Marriage Registry Rules:

Case I –  If applicant A is living in Thane and applicant B belongs to the Gujarat then the applicants are eligible to apply in any of the place. But they must be resident of that particular place for at least six months.

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Case II – If applicant A living in Thane and applicant B person is living in Raipur but the marriage is solemnized in any third place for instance in Delhi. In this case the couple can apply for marriage registration in any of these three places. All they are supposed to do is to visit nearest registrar office where the marriage was solemnized with their parents / guardians and witnesses along with the required documents under the one month duration. They can apply for same day marriage registration as well.

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  1. I want to get a new copy of marriage certificate. My marraige is already registered at Thane division 4 in year 2000. Since the offives have been divided now areawise, we don’t know where to apply for it.

  2. Me n my partner are planning for court marriage but in tatkal category and on same day can u just help us how can we get it done as soon as possible.

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