Marriage registration in Delhi

Submitted by admin on May 27, 2024

The marriage certificate is a legal document evidencing marriage that has taken place between a bride and a groom. A marriage certificate can prove to be useful while applying for many other government documents after marriage like PAN, Passport, and Visa. You can take help of our matrimonial lawyers and will help you obtain marriage certificate.

Requirement to obtain certificate:

  • The Groom must be 21 years of age
  • The Bride must be 18 years of age
  • Documents as listed below
  • Affidavits
  • Two witnesses (Three in case of marriage through the Special Marriage Act)

The couple would need the following documents to obtain a marriage certificate in Delhi.

  • Identity proof – Bride and Groom
  • Date of Birth Proof – Bride and Groom
  • Address Proof Before Marriage – Bride and Groom
  • Address Proof After Marriage – Bride and Groom
  • Identity Proof of Witness
  • Permanent Resident Proof of Witness

Procedure for Applying for Marriage Certificate

  • Go to
  • Online click ‘Make Appointment with DM’ and register
  • Select your District and continue
  • Fill in the husband’s details and select ‘Registration of Marriage Certificate’.
  • Fill in the Marriage Certificate form and select the date of appointment.
  • Click on ‘Submit Application’
  • You would then obtain an acknowledgement page with the details of your appointment and instructions
  • There will be a link to a fully filled form on that web page.
  • Take a printout of the Acknowledgement

Offline Apply for Delhi Marriage Registration

The bride and groom follow the below mentioned procedure for the registration:

  1. You have to visit the nearby sub-registrar office.
  2. From where you will get the Marriage certificate form.
  3. That Form you have to fill carefully and correctly.
  4. If the bride’s name or surname changed after marriage, then you have to mention that new name.
  5. In the case of the Hindu Marriage Act, you need two witnesses and in the Special Marriage Act, you need three witnesses. Witnesses can be your relatives or your friends.
  6. Then all the witnesses need to sign the documents and fill in their information as well.
  7. A spouse’s signature also needed in all the documents.
  8. A wedding photograph is also needed to submit with an invitation card.
  9. The address evidence of both husband and wife are also required to submit to the Sub Registrar Office.
  10. Check carefully all the details before submitting the form and the documents and submit them to the Registrar’s office.
  11. Keep one copy of the application form with yourself.

Marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act

In case of an application for a marriage certificate under the Hindu Marriage Act, verification of all the documents related to both the parties is carried out on the date of application and a certain day is fixed for registration. On the day, of registration, both parties together with witnesses who attended their marriage, should be present to complete the formalities.

Marriage under the Special Marriage Act

Both parties – Groom & Bride need to be present after submission of documents for the issuance of a public notice, thereby inviting objections. Also, one copy of the wedding notice would be displayed on the notice board of the office, and a copy of the notice would be sent by registered post to both parties, i.e. the Groom & Bride, to the address given by them.

In case of no objections, registration is conducted thirty days after the notice date. Both parties and three witnesses are required to be present on the registration date.

Marriage Registration – Witness Requirement

Marriage certificate applicants are required to take a witness along with them. A Witness can be anyone who is the holder of an Aadhaar card or PAN card or other acceptable proof as per the list of documents above. The witness should preferably not be an immediate blood relative and should have attended the marriage.

How to Download Delhi Marriage Certificate?

After applying for the certificate, there is no need to go to the Magistrate’s office to collect it, the Marriage Certificate can be available online as well, so the candidate can download it by following these steps:

  • For downloading the Marriage Certificate, visit the official site of e-district Delhi.
  • Click on “Download Your Certificate” Option.
  • Enter all the required details: Select Department, Applied for, Certificate No., Applicant DOB, and enter the captcha and click on the Continue button.
  • Then the certificate is which appears on the screen.
  • Take the printout of it.

Marriage Registrar Offices in Delhi

North-West Delhi Bawana Road, Kanjhawala, Delhi

East Delhi I&F Office complex, LM Bandh, Geeta Colony, Delhi

Central Delhi SDM office, Karol Bagh-Jhandewalan, New Delhi

North-East Delhi Weaver’s complex, Nand Nagari, Delhi

North Delhi 1, Kripa Narain Marg, Delhi.

New Delhi Jam Nagar House, Near India Gate, New Delhi

South Delhi MB Road, B.D.O.Office, Near Anupam Apartments, Saket, New Delhi- Tehsil Building, Mehrauli, New Delhi

West Delhi Old Middle School Building, Rampura, Lawrence Road

South-West Delhi Old Terminal Tax Building, Kapashera, Delhi