As you already know, a marriage registration certificate is considered as an essential document to prove the legal marital status of a couple. Now if you’re a resident of Telangana and looking for a way to apply for a marriage registration Telangana, then keep scrolling down. Because, we are going to discuss all the important aspects related to marriage certificate Telangana in this article.

Moreover, marriage certificate Telangana acts as a proof if either of the bride or groom wants to change his/her name after marriage, wants to answer questions regarding their children’s legitimacy, wants to claim spousal property/life insurance/anything of value in the case of a divorce/death, etc.

Marriage Registration Telangana

Just like every other place in India, the married people in Telangana are mandated to register their marriage from the office of the district registrar. The married residents of Telangana can either get their marriage registration certificates under the “Hindu Marriage Act of 1955”, under the “Muslim Marriage Act of 1954”, or under the “Special Marriage Act of 1954”.

They have an option for applying for marriage certificate online or going to the district sub-registrar office. For any queries, they can also call the office at 1800 599 4788.

Eligibility Criteria For Marriage Registration Telangana 

Married people applying for marriage certificate online in Telangana should meet the eligibility criteria’s written below:

  1. The bride and the groom should be at least 18 years and 21 years respectively.
  2. The groom and the bride both should be citizens of India. If any one of them is a foreigner, he/she must produce a No Objection Certificate.

Steps to apply for Marriage Certificate Telangana 

The process of applying for marriage certificate online in Telangana is way better and easier than doing the same offline. So, follow these below-mentioned steps to apply for an online marriage certificate in Telangana:

  1. First go to the official  portal and select your user type as “citizen”.
  2. Next, tap on “Register” if you’re a new user.
  3. Then fill in the registration form, create a password and enter the captcha to complete the registration process.
  4. At this stage, you may receive an email to verify your account. So, check that and activate your account.
  5. Now, login and fill up the Form B Application or the Marriage Memorandum. This memorandum is divided into 3 parts: the information of the applicants, the information of the witnesses, and the checklist. 

So, enter all the details carefully and upload the requested documents before submitting.

  1. You’ll get the filled up PDF form in your email after it successfully gets submitted successfully. Print it out for later.
  2. You may hand this printed form over to the concerned authorities on your prefixed date. 

Note: Make sure that your documents are intact and accurate before presenting them to the concerned authorities.

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Marriage Certificate Telangana Fees

This table below specifies the fees for marriage registration in Telangana:

Marriage Registration type  Fees (INR)
Special Marriage Act of 1954 150
Hindu Marriage Act of 1955 100

Documents for a marriage certificate in Telangana

To apply for a valid marriage registration certificate in Telangana, you will have to prepare the following documents: 

  • Original invitation of marriage.
  • Fully filled up “Application Form A” that is attested by the bride and the groom both.
  • Any of the following valid proof of identification of the bride and groom both:
    1. Certificate of birth
    2. Aadhar card
    3. Electoral roll 
    4. Pan Card
    5. Valid SSC certificate 
  • Any of the following valid proof of residence of the bride and groom both
    1. Ration card
    2. Aadhar card
    3. Passport
    4. Driving licence
    5. Utility bill (telephone, house, or electricity)
  • Affidavit mentioning the nationality, marital status, place, time and date of marriage, and of the couple.
  • An affirmation letter from the bride and groom both stating their intention to marry each other without any influence or threat.
  • Payment receipt of marriage registration.
  • A certified document by the authoritative body, if the marriage happened at a religious site.
  • Recent photos of both the groom and the bride in passport-size.
  • A couple’s photograph wearing their wedding outfits partaking in rituals.
  • A family photo featuring the couple clicked during the wedding with their respective families.
  • Photocopy of self-attested decree of divorce attached to the form (if divorced)
  • Photocopy of death certificate attached to the form of the previously deceased wife/husband of the groom/bride (if applicable)

If either of the groom or the bride is from a foreign country, they will have to show the following documents to the concerned Telangana authorities:

  • Valid passports of both.
  • Proof of residence of both the groom and the bride.
  • Proof of residence of two foreign and two local witnesses, minimum.
  • Valid certification proofs of both the groom and the bride issued by a justified employer.

Note: All these above-mentioned documents must be attested by a legitimate notary officer or a rightful gazetted officer before you show them to the concerned Telangana authority. You must also be able to ensure that none of the above documents are irrelevant or illegal. Else, it will cancel Telangana marriage registration.


Q1. What is the difference between Form A and Form B in Marriage Certificate registration?

Ans. Form A in a marriage registration certificate application is meant for Hindu Marriage Registration, while Form B is for Special Marriage registration.

Q2. When should I apply for a Telangana marriage registration?

Ans. You can register your marriage anytime after your marriage, there is no specific time limit. Therefore, the sub-registrar office in Telangana can register your marriage anytime you approach. 

Q3.How much time does it usually take to get a marriage certificate in Telangana?

Ans. It takes around 15 days for the Hindu Marriage Act registration, whereas it takes around 60 days for Special Marriage Act registration.