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  • If you wish to have your marriage registered, you must approach the Sub-Registrar of marriages and assurances for the area. He is the same official of registration department who also registers sale deeds etc.
  • If you wish to register a Hindu marriage, then the following procedure must be followed:
    • The groom must be at least 21 years old and the bride must be at least 18 years old.
    • An applications form A (form) must be filled out and presented to the Sub-Registrar
    • Prescribed fee for registration is Rs.10/-
    • You must attend the Sub-Registrar's office along with your spouse and two witnesses, preferably parents of the couple.
    • You must produce evidence of marriage like wedding card, photographs etc
    • The Sub-Registrar can register the marriage within 6 months after the event.
  • If the marriage is to be registered after 6 months, you will have to apply to the District Registrar concerned in the application form for condonation of delay (form) If you wish to register the marriage after 3 years, you will have to apply to the Inspector General of Registration in Hyderabad for condonation of delay in the same form. Registration at the venue of marriage:
  • If you wish to register the marriage at the venue, then you must apply for registration and ask for the Sub-Registrar's presence. The following fees must be paid to secure the Sub-Registrar's presence. Application fee Rs.10/-
    • Fee Rs.15/-
    • Transport charges for the Sub-Registrar
    • If the wedding is outside the Sub-Registrar's headquarter, then the daily allowance has to be paid as prescribed by government
    Registration of a marriage under Special Marriages Act
  • A marriage can be registered under Special Marriages Act if it is not solemnized in a religious ritual. For such a marriage to be registered at the time of the wedding, you must apply at least a month in advance and fulfil the following conditions:
    • The bride must be at least 18 years of age and the groom must be at least 21 years of age. Proof of age must be furnished
    • Application with fee of Rs.10/- must be paid
    • A notice fee of Rs.2/- must be paid
    • A notice of 30 days will be given by Sub-Registrar to the public to raise objections if any. The notice will be displayed on his notice board.
    • If any one wishes to object to the marriage he must then pay an objection fee of Rs.50/- and file the objection petition stating reason (eg., the bride or groom is underaged or there is no fee consent or one of the partners is already married etc.)
    • The Sub-Registrar will enquire into the objection and if he finds that the objection is valid, the registration application will be rejected.
    • If there is no valid objections, the marriage will be registered after 30 days
  • Registration of a marriage can be done under Special Marriages Act after the marriage in the same manner as a Hindu Marriage registration. However, there is a separate application, and witnesses and evidence of marriage must be produced.

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