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Sunday, 12 February 2017 14:29

Register Marriage in Chennai

REGISTER MARRIAGE IN CHENNAI

 

Approach the Registrar Office in Chennai for the registration of your marriage, irrespective of whether you are already married or not.

There should not be existing valid marriage of either of the individuals with any other person. They should not fall within the standards of prohibited relationships.

The minimum age requirement is18 years for the bride, and 21 years for the groom and witnesses.

The individuals suffering from unstable minds, so as to be unable to give a reliable consent for marriage and procreation of children, could not apply for a register marriage.

Any one of the individuals ought to be from Chennai. A valid address proof is required which could be any document identified by the government of India- voter’s ID, ration card, driving license or a passport of the individual residing in the city. If you do not hold any of these documents, you could produce any government- sent document such as your transport card or rental agreement at the Tehsildar office at Majestic, Landmark Kid’s shop and get the address proof document done. 

 

Five passport size photographs are to be attached while submitting your application. You could use your passport, driving license or any other document issued by the government of India for the identification of your photograph.

 

The marriage of unmarried couples belonging to different religion is covered under Special Marriage Act and requires additional processes.

 

The Sub- Registrar Officer would verify your identification documents and place his signature. Once your data is furnished in the online databank, five printouts will be made. Affix your photographs and sign on them. You could then hand over the documents to the officer and your application is submitted.

 

The application is valid for ninety days during which both the individuals could go to the Registrar Office at any time and get their marriage registered. They require taking along with them the original receipt, three witnesses and three separate photographs. The photographs are to be attached and the marriage certificates signed. Three copies of the marriage certificates are made: one for the Registrar Office, one to be given to the bride and the other to the groom. The witnesses require signing the certificate against their names. After the signing procedure, the bride and groom reads the marriage oath in front of the officer. Thereafter they are declared as man and wife.



 

 

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