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Tamil Nadu Marriage Certificate, Online, Marriage Registration Form, Rules, Procedure

Mukesh Jindal
Written by Mukesh Jindal

Tamilnadu Marriage Certificate Registration

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Marriage Certificate is a legal document that declares two persons are married. You can register your marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act 1955 or under the Special Marriage Act 1954 in Tamilnadu. The marriage act was designed for the women for their protection of rights. You must register your marriage for obtaining the certificate. Obtaining a Marriage Certificate is important for many types of facilities. To obtain a Marriage Certificate the boy should be 21 years and the girl should be 18 years old.

Benefits of Marriage Certificate Registration

If you get the Marriage Certificate you can take the advantages of it. It will help you to get any other important documents as given below

  • When you apply for the passport Marriage Certificate is an essential document
  • If you want to apply for the bank account after marriage with the new surname  Marriage Certificate will required document
  • any embassies request for the copy of Marriage Certificate in case of foreign travel  or visa processing
  • Marriage Certificate is mandatory for many couples to move abroad after marriage

Documents Required For the Marriage Certificate Registration

If you want to get the Marriage Certificate in Tamilnadu you should have required documents as given below

  • You should have the marriage proofs(wedding invitation card, Temple Receipt in case of temple marriage or any other proofs of marriage celebrations)
  • Identity and Address Proofs(Employee Id Card, Ration Card, Driving License, Passport)
  • Age Proof(Birth Certificate, School/College Certificate, Passport)
  • 4 passport size photo of the bride and 4 passport size photos of the groom as well

Register marriage rules in Tamil Nadu

Marriage registration procedure is categorized in Tamilnadu as under

Marriage Registration under Hindu Act 

If you are Hindu and want to register your marriage under the Hindu Act, the marriage should be solemnized under Hindu customs and the bride and groom should be Hindus, Buddhist or Sikhs. Then any of the places could be set for the Marriage.

  • Residence of Bride or the Groom
  • Any Solemnization Place

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Marriage Registration under the Tamilnadu Marriage Act

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In Case you want to register your marriage under the Tamil Nadu Marriage Registration act, it could be possible after the marriage under the law set for different marriages in India. The marriage should be registered by the couple within the 90 days of the marriage otherwise they have to pay the fine after the specific time period. The marriage will be registered later under the delayed registration and you have also pay extra for the marriage certificate.

Special Marriage Registration in Tamilnadu

The special marriage registration can be registered at the Registrar’s Office. The Person registering the bride should be above the age 18 years and the groom should have completed the age of 21 years. The notice will be circulated and when no objection certificate received the no objection certificate will be issued to the candidates and the marriage will be registered within 30 days of no objection.

Christian Marriage Registration in Tamilnadu

If you belong to the Christian community and you want to register your marriage it can be possible under the Indian Christian Act. The marriage documents can be submitted in the Registrar’s office for the purpose of Marriage Registration in Tamil Nadu

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Tamilnadu Marriage registration form

If you want to apply offline for the Tamil Nadu Marriage certificate then you can get the Tamil Nadu Marriage registration form below. The form is available in the form of the Pdf. You can make use of the link to download the application form or the Registration form or view it online, Tamilnadu Marriage Certificate model. You can also take the print of the Registration form and can submit the form in the Registrar’s office by filling in the details along the documents.

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Hindu Marriage registration form and Special Marriage registration form Check them below:

Tamilnadu marriage certificate model

Hindu Marriage form Tamil Nadu Pdf

Special Marriage Act registration form

Marriage Registration charges

Marriage Registration charges in Tamil Nadu are Rs. 100 to Rs. 150, it can vary according to the Registrar changes the service charges for Marriage Registration and the Marriage Registration charges are different in different states and even in the case of the delayed registration the fine will also be added which the candidate has to pay to get the Marriage Registration.

Marriage Certificate is valid for lifetime.

Online Marriage Registration Certificate of Tamilnadu

If you want to register your marriage online in Tamilnadu you have to open the official website of Tamilnadu first


Note: Marriage Certificate can be applied by only who already registered their marriage, you have to search your marriage on the official website and then apply online 

  • After opening the official website you can see a picture as given below for your reference
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  • Now you have to enter the details
  • Select your District from the drop-down menu
  • Enter the Date of registration
  • Enter husbands details(Name and Date of Birth)
  • Enter wife’s details(Name and Date of Birth)
  • Then click on the Search button

After that, you will receive the application form and then you have to fill the application form

  • Fill the Marriage Certificate from and choose the date of appointment
  • Then click on Submit Application

The applicant who registers will receive a number which would be printed on the acknowledge slip and the corresponding application form is complete. You can take a printout of acknowledgment slip and the application form as well.

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Appointment for Marriage Registration

In case of Hindu Marriage, an appointment or the marriage could be registered within 15 days of online registration and the marriage registration in case of special marriage will take up to 60 days for the registration of the marriage in Tamil Nadu

Witness for Registration of Marriage

The candidate who has to register there marriage in the office of the registrar has to bring a witness along for the marriage registration and the witness shall bring an Identity proof and residence proof along for the purpose of registration.

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Tamilnadu Government Registration Department Contact info

Address: No.100, Santhone High Road,

Pattinapakkam, Santhone,

Mullima Nagar, Mandavelipakkam, Raja Annamalai Puram, Chennai,

Tamilnadu 600028

Telephone: +91-44-24640160
FAX: +91-44-24642774
E-mail:[email protected]

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Mukesh Jindal

Mukesh Jindal

My name is Mukesh Jindal, and I am from New Delhi, India. I am an engineer by profession. I am employed by an IT company in which I work. My topics of interest include technology, mobile, and apps.

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