Manipur-Marriage-Certificate

Manipur Marriage Certificate

Manipur Marriage Certificate

A marriage is a traditional event where two people are officially united. The event will be witnessed by the presence of a huge gathering by which the couple are blessed. In order to state the relationship of a couple after the wedding, a marriage certificate is required. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining a Manipur marriage certificate in detail.

Marriage Registrations

Marriage certificates are issued by the Registration and Stamps Department of Government of Manipur to the married couple. Registration of marriages can be done in two methods: the applicant can either approach the nearest Registration and Stamps Department or visit the online services of Government of Manipur.

Eligibility

The eligibility criteria to avail a marriage certificate is as follows:

  • The married couple should be living together.
  • The groom should not be less than 21 years of age, and the bride should not be less than 18 years of age.
  • The couple should not have more than one spouse during marriage registration.
  • The couple should not be united together against any law.
  • The couple should be both physically and mentally healthy.

Uses of the Document

A marriage certificate serves the following purposes.

  • To legally prove the spouse that you have married.
  • To avail passport, visa, pension, insured amount, changing your maiden name, etc.
  • To apply for widow/widowers scheme on the demise of the spouse.

Documents Required

To apply for the marriage certificate, furnish the following document along with the application form:

  • Duly completed application form
  • Wedding Invitation Card
  • Marriage photograph
  • Residential proof
  • Date of birth
  • Three witnesses

Application Procedure

Online Method

Given below are the online application procedure to register for a marriage certificate.

Step 1: Log on to the website

The applicant has to log on the official website of Manipur.

Step 2: Click on State Services

Under the services menu, the applicant has to click on State Services and then select Forms for Public.

Step 3: Click on Registrations

The applicant has to click on Registrations options from the list.

Step 4: Select the application

The applicant has to click on Hindu marriage application form.

Step 5: Download the application

The applicant has to download the application form from the website.

Step 6: Enter the Details

On downloading the application, the applicant has to enter the details in the application form.

Step 7: Fee Payment

The applicant has to pay the fee in the form of a challan.

Step 8: Submit the application

The applicant has to submit the application form along with all the required documents and the fee challan to the respective authority in the sub-registrar’s office.

Step 9: Signing the application

The couple, along with the witnesses have to sign the application form in front of the Sub Registrar.

Step 10: Receiving the receipt

Once all the processes are completed, a receipt will be issued to the applicant mentioning the marriage certificate’s issue date.

Step 11: Obtaining the certificate

The applicant can obtain the certificate from the concerned authorities on the given date.

Offline Method

Given below are the offline application procedure to register for a marriage certificate.

Step 1: Approach the Registration Department

The applicant has to approach the nearest Registration and Stamps Department or the Sub Registrar office in the locality where the applicant has been residing for six months.

Step 2: Avail the application form

The applicant has to obtain the application form from the concerned authority.

Step 3: Enter the Details

The applicant has to enter all the required details of their marriage in the application form.

Step 4: Fee Payment

The applicant then has to pay the required application fee.

Step 5: Submit the application

The applicant has to submit the application form along with all the required documents and the fee challan to the respective authority in the sub-registrar’s office.

Step 6: Signing the application

The couple, along with the witnesses have to sign the application form in front of the Sub Registrar.

Step 7: Receiving the receipt

Once completing the process, the applicant can receive the receipt mentioning the marriage certificate’s issue date.

Step 8: Obtaining the certificate

The applicant can obtain the certificate from the concerned authorities on the given date.

Fee Remittance

An applicant can collect the marriage certificate by paying a fee of Rs. 30 to the concerned registering authorities.

Processing Time

The applicant can collect the certificate within a week from the date of application.

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