get the latest news

We're glad you want to know more about Corruption and Bribery in India. We'll send you a weekly update on the latest happenings on I Paid a Bribe. We promise we won't ever sell or give away your information.

How to get customs clearance of import
shipment without paying bribe

Get your questions answered by the experts
Your question
Submit Question
How to get marriage certificate in Hyderabad
Across Hyderabad
Ask a question
Get your questions answered by the experts at I Paid a Bribe
Your question
Submit Question

A Marriage Certificate is the proof of registration of a marriage and the need for a such a certificate arises in case you need to prove that you are legally married to an individual.


Why do I need marriage certificate?
  • The need for a Marriage Certificate arises in case you need to prove that you are legally married to someone
  • This can even be used for purposes like obtaining a passport, changing your maiden name, etc. Marriage certificate also works as a proof of marriage, social security -particularly among married women and is useful in obtaining visas for spouses to travel together.
  • It is helpful in claiming Bank deposits or Life Insurance benefits when the depositor or the Insurer dies without a nomination or otherwise.
Who can apply for marriage certificate?

The age for registration of marriage has been legally decided as 21 for males and 18 for females. You cannot apply for marriage certificate if you have not attained the age limit. It will be treated as a violation of the act.

Where to apply for marriage certificate in Hyderabad?

Given below is a list of marriage registration offices in Hyderabad:


Sub-Registrar’s Office

4/20 Sumitra Nagar

Kukatpally, Hyderabad – 500072

Andhra Pradesh, India

Landmark: Near Municipal Corporation Park

Sub Registrar’s Office

Sayeed Brigadier Road, Tadbund

Bowenpally, Hyderabad – 500011

Andhra Pradesh, India

Sub Registrar’s Office

22-1-4 Darul Shifa, Pathergutty

Hyderabad Jubilee H.O., Hyderabad – 500002

Andhra Pradesh, India

Sub Registrar’s Office

9-5-1 Champapet Main Road

Saroor Nagar, Hyderabad – 500035

Andhra Pradesh, India

Sub Registrar’s Office

JNTU Main Building KPHB Colony

Kukatpally, Hyderabad – 500072

Andhra Pradesh, India

Click here for more details on Sub-registrar Offices


The cost of marriage certificate is Rs 100/- charged as application fee for Registration and Rs 150/- charged for Solemnization.

What are the documents required for marriage certificate?
  • Get two copies of "Notice of Intended Marriage" application, one for each of you, from the nearest "Registration of Marriages office" by paying Rs.5/- in cash.
  • The girl should be minimum 18 years of age and boy should be minimum 21 years of age.
  • At least one of girl or boy should be from the same area where the Registration of Marriages office is situated.
  • Submit the application along with the required documentation.
  • One month after submitting the application, both of you need to visit the same office along with Two sureties from each side and two neutral sureties.
  • All of them need to sign before the registrar.
  • Both of you need to submit the following documents along with the application.
  • Date of Birth Certificate: SSC memo in duplicate is enough, duly attested by a Gazetted Officer.
  • Residential Proof: Any one of Ration Card, Municipal Tax receipts, Bank Passbook in duplicate duly Attested by Gazetted Officer.
  • Submit 2 passport photographs
How long does it take to receive a marriage certificate?
  • Marriage Registration certificate is issued within 7 days.
  • You should be getting a response normally within 15 days in case of registration of marriage under Hindu Marriage Act and 60 days under Special Marriage Act.
How do you get a duplicate marriage certificate?
  • You won't get Duplicate Marriage Certificate but will be able to get certified copy of the copy of the original which is in the record of the Marriage officer.
  • Now you may call it duplicate or not it hardly matters but its validity for any & all purpose is same as the original certificate.
  • The words duplicate may not appear on the top of the marriage certificate issued to you but it will be confirmed & certified as true copy of the original


Was this How-To helpful to you?
Not Helpful(16)
Need More Details(82)
Ask a question
Get your questions answered by the experts at I Paid a Bribe
Your question
Submit Question
Thank you
Your message has been sent, and the team will get back to you to answer the question as soon as possible. The report will be checked for relevance and published on the site within 24 hours.

We've sent an email to

Head to your inbox, find the confirmation email from I Paid a Bribe and click the activation link so that you can stay updated on the latest happenings around Corruption and Bribery in India and the world over.

If for some reason you do not receive the activation email, contact us and we'll do our best to get you back on track.

Please check your junk/spam folders as it is very common to have email delivery problems because of automated filters

comments powered by Disqus