The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 The Special Marriage Act, 1954, Under Section 13 The Special Marriage Act, 1954, Under Section 16 The Indian Christian Marriage Act, 1872 The Parsi Marriage & Divorce Act, 1936
the hindu marriage act, 1955

application can be submitted to marriage officer after social marriage. objection period is 7 days from the date of received application. marriage should be registered within 6 calendar months from the date of receipt of application.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGES
  • Connect to www.rgmwb.gov.in
  • Click on “REGISTER YOUR MARRIAGE”. Of the various types of Marriage Registrars, select one that suit your case.
  • Search for your nearest Marriage Registrar in your locality (Police Station). The list of Marriage Registrars is published under “CLICK HERE TO SEARCH MO”. She/He shall guide you regarding the pre-requisites for filling the application form.
  • The Marriage Registrar fills the application form, upload your mandatory certificates and photographs, pay designated fees through GRIPS. SMS and email intimations are sent to the bride and the groom or wife and husband, as may be the case, as per ACT of Marriage selected. That Marriage Registrar scrutinises the applications, makes necessary corrections and fixes the date for registration/solemnisation in consultations with the applicants. If all inputs are correct, the NOTICE is published else, the application is CANCELLED citing appropriate reasons.
  • If the application is OBJECTED to within the NOTICE PERIOD, the Marriage Officer designate investigates. If the objection is found to be valid, the application is cancelled. Else, it is further processed for registration/solemnisation.
  • After the recommended wait period as per the governing ACT, registration/solemnisation takes place in presence of witnesses whose Aadhaar numbers and signatures are recorded.
  • The bride and groom or wife and husband, as may be the case, as per ACT of Marriage are handed copies of Certificate of Registration of their marriage after the RGM West Bengal approves the same.
  • In the office of the Registrar General of Marriages West Bengal, actions on the registration/solemnisation submitted by the Marriage Registrar first reaches the Dealing Assistant of that District who after scrutiny forwards it to the Special Officer who then further scrutinises the same and then submits the same to the RGM for approving generation of the Certificate of Marriage.

Formats allowed for file uploads:

Photograph (self-signed): .png Signature with LTI: .png and .jpg Certificates(self-certified): .pdf

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