Benefits of marriage registration
many newlyweds, the first journey from the wedding hall is to the registrar's office.
While registration under the Special Marriages Act has been the norm for many years
now, it was not mandatory for Hindu marriages until the Supreme Court decreed it
Where the marriage certificate does help is in the case of a spouse working and
living overseas on a work permit or long-term residence visa and wants his or her
spouse to join him or her. No foreign embassy or consulate grants visa to a spouse
without proof in the form a marriage certificate.
In cases of divorce, legal separation, alimony, or custody of children, courts may
insist on seeing the marriage certificate.
Benefits can be summarized as follows:
of marriage is useful in getting the visa for the wife/husband. Ceremonial Marriage
is not recognized by foreign embassies in India and Foreign Countries outside India.
For the proof of marriage in foreign embassies in India and Foreign Countries outside
India, you need to have Marriage Registration Certificate. While applying for Spouse
VISA, the foreign Embassies ask for Marriage Registration Certificate. And Hence,
if a husband or wife want to travel outside India on spouse visa then Hindu Marriage
Registration Certificate is a must.
- Certificate of marriage is a document, which provides valuable evidence of marriage.
In the unhappy circumstances of disputes (whether civil or criminal) between the
spouses relating to divorce, dowry, maintenance and other cases, Marriage Registration
Certificate provide protection against false denial of marriage by either of the
- It will be helpful in claiming the Bank deposits or Life Insurance benefits when
the depositee or the Insurer dies without a nomination or otherwise.
- Certificate of marriage is a document providing social security, self-confidence
particularly among married women.