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 Are you looking for online marriage certificate download? This page may help you in this regards. Marriage certificates are proof that a couple is legally married. Digital India campaign aimed to make India digitally empowered and make government services transparent and accessible in every sector of India. This facility has enabled many states of India to make provisions for downloading marriage certificate in pdf formats. Digilocker is a Government-launched app where you can download marriage certificate in pdf easily. This blog will discuss everything about how to download marriage certificates online

Marriage certificate download

You can easily do marriage certificate download  within a few minutes if you have your marriage registration number or the application number given in the marriage certificate issued by the Registrar. Currently, marriage certificates can be downloaded online for some states in India via Digilocker. The states are Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu and Tripura. Only a dozen states do not have the Digilocker facility to obtain marriage certificates online.  We can do  registration of marriage in India under  these Acts:-

  1. The Hindu Marriage Act
  2. The Special Marriage Act
  3. The Christian Marriage Act

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Benefits of downloading marriage certificates online

A marriage certificate in your phone becomes very handy when you need to show evidence of marriage in any government institutions. A marriage certificate in pdf format downloaded from digilocker can be re-downloaded if you misplaced or deleted from the phone.  Your certificate is kept at the tips of your fingers and you can use a scanned of the same to upload it any websites wanting proof of your marriage. You just a little time, Internet connection and your marriage certificate’s copy to download the marriage certificate from Digilocker.

You don’t need to photocopy or keep photocopies of your marriage certificates at home for future use. Just open your Digilocker app and show your marriage certificate. Even if you misplaced the original hard copy of your marriage certificate, you can easily apply for a new one with the information of the soft copy saved in your Digilocker. Therefore, download your marriage certificate in pdf now and save your time, energy and money for future transactions. 

Digilocker is a document wallet and the marriage certificates downloaded from their website or app are valid across India. It is the brainchild of Digital India campaign and all its certificates are genuine and has a muti-language support. So, don’t worry about not understanding English instructions for downloading the marriage certificate in pdf

Application Procedure to download marriage certificate online

You can download the Digilocker app(DigiLocker – Apps on Google Play/ DigiLocker on the App Store ( or visit the official website of Digilocker  to download marriage certificate online. 

Downloading marriage certificate online at Digilocker’s website

  • Create an account by clicking “Sign up”. Enter all the relevant details and click on “Submit” button”. Your mobile number/Aadhar card number is your user name.
  • Sign in again using you’re the generated user name and password. You will receive an OTP on your phone number. Enter the OTP and click on “Submit” button.
  1. Go to “Search Documents” tab at the left-hand side of the website.
  2. Under the list of all “State Government”, click on “VIEW ALL(36).”
  3. Select your state from the list
  4. Type “marriage certificate” in the Search bar
  5. Click on the “Marriage certificate” tab and enter all the details including your marriage certificate number.
  6. Click on the checkbox and then on “Get Document”.
  7. You will find your birth certificate in pdf format in “Issued Documents”
Take a note of few things for obtaining online marriage certificate as it is limited to particular states:
  1. You may be asked for Application Reference Number, Certificate Token Number in (Jammu & Kashmir) Unique Certificate ID (Himachal Pradesh), Application Number and Certificate Number (Chandigarh), Registration Number (Madhya Pradesh) and so on. Don’t worry, the hard copy of your original marriage certificate contain these numbers . All these numbers are alternatives names for marriage registration number.
  2. You can download the Digilocker app and download your marriage certificate. The process is the same as aforementioned for the Digilocker website.
  3. Some states like Maharashtra and West Bengal do not have the facility of downloading marriage certificates from Digilocker app or website. In such cases, you can get your marriage certificates from the offices of Registrar of the local Municipalities for that state. You can go to the Registrar’s office on the day of the appointment. The witnesses and the couple will verify and sign all the documents for marriage registration. They can provide the  marriage certificate on the same day itself after the Registrar signs on it.


Q1. Who issues marriage certificates in pdf formats in Digilocker?

In some states like Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, marriages certificates are issued by edistrict portal of that respective state. States like Odisha, they are issued by the Revenue Department or the largest Municipal Corporation itself. In Punjab, these certificates are issued by Punjab e-Governance society. 

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