Court Marriage

Court Marriage


Court marriage is an economical, and hassle-free alternative to a traditional marriage. Couples from different nationality, religion, and caste can solemnize and register their marriage through a simple procedure carried out in the presence of marriage registrar and 3 witnesses.

At Legalaid, our Court Marriage experts will make the legal procedure foolproof and the overall process a breeze for you.

Required Documents

Required from Bride and Bridegroom:

    • Separate affidavits from bride and groom stating:
      • Date of birth
      • Present marital status: unmarried/widower/ divorcee
      • Affirmation that the parties are not related to each other within the degree of prohibited relationship defined in the Special Marriage Act.
    • 4 Passport size photographs each of bride and groom
    • Residential Proof of both bride and groom (photocopy of any one of the following – Aadhar Card, Voter Card, Passport, Ration Card, Driving License, Lease Deed/Rent Deed)
    • Proof of Date of Birth of both bride and groom (photocopy of any one of the following – class 10th certificate, passport, birth certificate)
    • Notice of Intended Marriage duly signed by both bride and groom
    • Copy of divorce decree/order in case of a divorcee and death certificate of spouse in case of widow/widower.

Required from three Witnesses individually:

    • One passport size photograph of each witness
    • Photocopy of PAN card of each witness
    • Photocopy of Identity Document of each witness [photocopy of any one of the following – Aadhaar Card, Any Govt. recognised document, Driving License, NFS Ration Card, PAN Card, Passport, Voter ID Card (front and back side)]