Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: If you have been shelving the idea of getting your marriage registered just because the entire process is too cumbersome, and you didn't want to pay a fee of Rs 5000, then cheer up.
Now, you can get a marriage certificate by registering your marriage online, that too paying just Rs 100.
You need to get marriage registered for not one bur many reasons. The Supreme Court of India has ordered the compulsory registration of all marriages in India. One also needs a marriage certificate for updating marital status in the passport, or while applying for a couple visa, joint home loan, opening a joint account etc.
How to get marriage certificate online in India?
In states like Delhi, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana one need not visit the sub-registrar's office to get a marriage certificate, but can get it online. You need to ensure that while filling up the forms you have all the documents asked. The process is the same in all the states which allow online registration of marriage.
For Example: To apply for a marriage certificate in Delhi, visit http://edistrict.delhigovt.nic.in/.
Fill up the form with all the required details, chose the date of appointment. Also, ensure tthat you carry a printout of the acknowledgement receipt when you go for the appointment.
You will have to go for the appointment with your spouse and carry documents like as proof of nationality, address, age, and marital status.
Fee? Not Rs 5,000, the sum which a broker normally asks, but only Rs 100 in case of Hindu Marriage Act, and Rs 150 in case of Special Marriage Act, which you will have to deposit with the cashier at the marriage registration office.