According to the Special Marriage Act, 1954, marriage between two people based on a legal authorization who may also be from different religions. The marriage can take place or be solemnized in the court itself in the presence of a marriage officer along with three other witnesses.
This is an economical and hassle-free alternative to a traditional marriage. Through this procedure not only from two different religions, casts but also from two different nationality can solemnize and register their marriage can be carried out.
Steps involved in Court Marriage
Documents required- We provide a check list of documents which need to be followed the procedure. Based on the informations provided by you through the documents. We will capture your details and a case manager will be provided you who will assist you within business day to understand your requirements.
Drafting of Notice of Intended Marriage
As per the profile of two people who are intended to a marriage, we prepare a questionnaire based on their family background, religion as well as the other circumstances.
Deciding place of solemnization of Marriage- It is mandatory to stay at least 30 days prior to your filing of notice then it requires selecting jurisdiction where you want to get marriage.
Finalization of Documents
We will set up a mutually agreed convenience time for both of you; you and your partner along with three witnesses need to be met the office of marriage registrar to finalize the documents. In this way, notice of intended marriage will be filed.
Required from Bride and Bridegroom:
- Separate affidavits from bride and groom stating:
- Date of birth
- Present marital status: unmarried/widower/ divorcee
- Affirmation that the parties are not related to each other within the degree of prohibited relationship defined in the Special Marriage Act.
- 4 Passport size photographs each of bride and groom
- Residential Proof of both bride and groom (photocopy of any one of the following – Aadhar Card, Voter Card, Passport, Ration Card, Driving License, Lease Deed/Rent Deed)
- Proof of Date of Birth of both bride and groom (photocopy of any one of the following – class 10th certificate, passport, birth certificate)
- Notice of Intended Marriage duly signed by both bride and groom
- Copy of divorce decree/order in case of a divorcee and death certificate of spouse in case of widow/widower.
Required from three Witnesses individually:
- One passport size photograph of each witness
- Photocopy of PAN card of each witness
- Photocopy of Identity Document of each witness [photocopy of any one of the following – Aadhaar Card, Any Govt. recognised document, Driving License, NFS Ration Card, PAN Card, Passport, Voter ID Card (front and back side)]
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