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Christian Marriage Registration

Requirements for Marriage Registration Under Indian Christian Marriage Act 1972

  • At least one of the party to marriage should be Christian and Domiciled of Maharashtra.
  • Age of Bride must be above 18 years and Bridegroom must be 21 years.
  • One of the party to Marriage should give notice in prescribed form with relevant documents at least 5 days before date of Registration. The notice will be valid for 60 days.
  • Following attested copies of documents required to be attached to form of notice.
    • Ration card of both the party
    • Baptism Certificate of both the party.
    • Copy of passport (if available)
    • Photograph of both party pasted on Notice form.
  • Notice form should be legibly filled in CAPITAL LETTERS with date and signature of one of the parties who gives notice.
  • After acceptance of notice, Marriage Registrar will give the date for registration on which date both the parties should remain present with two witnesses in the office of Marriage Registrar.
  • On the date of Registration, the parties to Marriage along with two witnesses will have to come to Office of Marriage Registrar on the above address.
  • While coming for Registration candidates and witnesses should bring one of the following photo identity for entry in Mantralaya.
    • Election Card
    • Passport
    • Driving License
    • Photo identity card issued by employer
    • Photo identity letter issued by S.E.O.or Gazetted officer

Download the Marriage Notice Form

Mr. Ashish Lopes, oversees the Christian Marriage Registrations in the Maharashtra Mantrayala. His Office Address is:

Mr. Ashish Lopes
O/o Christian Marriage Registrar
General Administration Department
Room No.557 Annex, 5th Floor,
Mantralaya, Backbay Reclamation,
Churchgate, Mumbai -400032,
Contact No : 022 22793344

5 thoughts on “Christian Marriage Registration”

  1. Girish(David) says:

    Could ye give the contact no or office address of Christian Marriage regisrar in Nashik. -Girish(David) Bhaltidak , Khristi Samaj Seva Sanstha, Nashik

    1. mnkadmin says:

      This is the number that we have found – 0253 257 4681

  2. Lilly George says:

    Could you give contact no. and address of christian marriage registrar in Panvel

  3. Anna D'Souza says:

    Hello can we get married as per the Christian marriage act as both of us are catholic however am divorced but my annulment is pending in the Church. Is there a way through? Your guidance will be very helpful.

    1. Manickpur says:

      Anna, it would be best if you could meet up with the priests from your church and take their opinion, as per law, unless the annulment is done, remarriage cannot happen.

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