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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

7 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.

  4. Lanson Dsouza says:

    Marriage certificate of Catholic wedding in Kanpur,, UP.can be attested in Mantralaya Maharashtra?, as we live in Mumbai

    1. Manickpur says:

      Best way to check is to visit the Mantralaya and check.

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