Wedding bells are ringing as what many recall as the wedding season in Delhi has begun in the evergreen fashion. Although the pandemic put this season to a halt, people still found ways to enjoy the big fat Indian weddings, while others settled for less joyful alternatives. 

Court marriage in Delhi is the new trend as people find it quite effective and less time consuming when compared to the traditional way. In today’s blog, we will be discussing how you can register for court marriage in the nation’s capital.

Steps for court marriage registration in Delhi

  1. First, you will need to file a notice of intended marriage using the specified form and submit it to the marriage registrar of the district where one of the marriage parties has been residing for no less than 30 days counting from the day when the notice is given.
  2. This notice is then put up or published by the registrar of marriage welcoming objections if anyone has one.
  3. Now, 30 days from the publishing of this notice of the intended marriage, it will expire and then the marriage can be solemnized until or unless anyone objects to it.
  4. The marriage of the couple in concern will be solemnized at that specific marriage office.
  5. Both parties must be present at the marriage office along with three witnesses from each side on the date of solemnization.

Documents required for marriage registration 

  1. The application form was appropriately filled and signed by both the bride and groom.
  2. Both the parties are required to submit documented proof of their date of birth.
  3. The fee receipt of the application form should be given to the district court with respect.
  4. Hard documented evidence that proves that one of the parties is staying in Delhi for more than 30 days. You can take help from the station house officer.
  5. Affidavits from the bride and groom that includes the date of birth, and present marital status.
  6. Provide two passport size photos of both the bride and groom duly attested by a gazetted officer.
  7. Copy of death certificate in case of widow/widower and divorce or decree order in case of a divorcee.
  8. Confirmation proof that the parties are not related to each other as this type of relationship is prohibited under the special marriage act.

Documents required in case of foreign nationality

  • Copy of visa or passport
  • A marital status certificate or a no-objection certificate from the concerned embassy.
  • One of the parties should have documentary proof regarding their stay in the state for a total of 30 days.

The info mentioned above can be used by people who want to opt for court marriage as it is cost-effective and saves a lot of time at the same time.  One of the major advantages of court marriage is that you can easily find a court marriage lawyer in Delhi, thereby saving you the trouble of finding an appropriate lawyer.