Court Marriage in Delhi

A Court Marriage in Delhi  is solemnized under the Special Marriages Act, 1954. This procedure does not require any religious ceremonies and partners irrespective of their religion wanting to get married can do so within a 35-45 day period.
There are however the following pre-requisites applicable for court marriages through the Special Marriage Act 1954:

i. Neither party should have a spouse living at the time of marriage.

ii. Both the parties should be of sound mind, capable of giving valid consent, fit for marriage and procreation of a child.

iii. Male should have completed the age of 21 years and female should have completed the age of 18 years at the time of marriage.

iv. Parties that are not within the degrees of prohibited relationship - Provided that where a custom governing at least one of the parties permits of a marriage between them, such a marriage may be solemnized, notwithstanding that they are within the degrees of prohibited relationship.(Degrees of Prohibited Relations has been defined in Section 2 (b) of the above mentioned Act).


There are three stages of going to Court Marriage in Ghaziabad

Stage I: Filing of application form and preparation of required documents

You need to locate the Marriage Officer's office in whose jurisdiction your application will be accepted - this is based upon your residential proof. Thereafter, you need to fill application forms, prepare necessary affidavits and collect required documents. Exact documentation required to be submitted varies depending on jurisdiction and individual case by case basis. In general, the following documents are essential:

i. Documentation evidence of date of birth of both parties: Matriculation Certificate / Birth Certificate / Passport (depending on your jurisdiction).

ii.Residential proof of both parties: Ration card / Election ID card / Passport and Driving License (depending on your jurisdiction). 

iii. Photographs: Passport size photographs of both parties (3 copies each)

iv. Separate affidavits from husband and wife on non-judicial stamp paper duly attested by Notary Public or Oath Commissioner

v. Self attested photo copies of PAN card and Voter ID / Ration Card / Passport / Driving License of 3 (three) witnesses


All the photocopies of required documents and photographs need to be attested by a Gazetted Officer.

Stage II: Submission of completed application and notice period

The completed application needs to be submitted to the office of concerned Marriage Officer.It is compulsory for both husband and wife to be present at the time of submission of application. All original documents are required at the time of submitting the application form. After submitting the forms, applicants are given a date and time for appearance before marriage register for solemnization of marriage. 

A notice of intended marriage (with photographs and details) will be published on the notice of office of concerned Marriage Registrar Office for a period of 30 days. During the course of the procedure of solemnization under Section 13 of the Special Marriage Act 1954, any person may file an objection to the intended marriage within 30 days of the issue of notice on public notice board.

Stage III: Appearance before concerned register on date of appearance

On the date of appearance, both parties have to appear before  Court Marriage in Noida register. All original documents are required at the time of registration of marriage.

3 witnesses will also need to be present along with couple during the procedure on date of appearance for court marriage
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