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Court marriages in India are conducted under the Special Marriage Act of 1954 and the procedure is common throughout the country. The Court process of marriage is governed by the Special Marriage Act of 1954 and is common throughout the country. A Court marriage can be carried out between two parties (coming from the same or different nationalities) regardless of their caste, religion or race. Interested parties can directly contact the civil registry office to obtain a marriage certificate

Court marriage process:

Step 1: Submit the "Intended Marriage Registration" in the specified form to the district registrar where at least one of the spouses resides at least 30 days immediately prior to the given wedding date

Step 2: The notice is then issued/prepared by the registrar, who can object.

Step 3: After 30 days from the date of the announcement of the announcement of the marriage plan, the marriage can take place, unless there is an objection.

Step 4: Marriage can be concluded in the specified marriage.

Step 5: On the day of registration/celebration, both parties must be present together with three witnesses.

Required documents:

Application form (notice in the specified form), filled out and signed by the bride and groom

Documentary evidence of the date of birth of both parties (maturity certificate/passport/birth certificate)

Receipt of fees paid for application form at local court

Proof of stay of either party in Delhi for more than 30 days (ration card or report from responsible station employee).

Separate oath statement from the date of birth of the bride and groom - date of birth, current marital status (single / widower / divorced).

Affirmation that the parties are not related in a prohibited relationship regulated in the Special Marriage Law.

Passport size photos on both sides (2 copies each), certified by the officer.

Copy of SK/divorce certificate in case of divorce and death certificate of husband/wife in case of widow/widower.

Documents required in case of foreigners:

Photocopy of passport and visa

NOC certificate or marriage certificate from the relevant embassy

Either party must provide proof of residence in India for at least 30 days (proof of stay or report from the relevant SHO).

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