Marriage Registration

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 (Under Codigo Registo de Civil)

1] New Registration:
Types of Marriages:
Civil Marriage, Canonical Marriage, Transcription

Documents Required:
1. Birth Certificate in original of both bride and groom.
In the absence of Birth Certificate School Leaving Certificate, Baptism Certificate, Notarized Copy of passport, driving License and other Govt. recognized document supported with affidavit.
2. Residence Certificate for last one month with purpose mentioned as “for Civil Registration purpose” and marital status as unmarried/widow/widower/ single/divorcee & married in case of Transcription on the Residence Certificate.
3. Notarized affidavit in case one party is born outside Goa stating all personal details.
4. Proof of identity.

Procedures:
A] Civil Marriage

Stage 1: Declaration
1. Filling the Declaration Form by Bride and Bridegroom at Civil Registrar office with relevant documents & witnesses or parents wherever so required.
2. Necessary fees to be paid at the time of Declaration. If the Bride is below 21 years, consent of parents of Bride is required and they should be present in the office for signature purpose.
3. No witnesses required if both parties are born in Goa.
Three (3) witnesses required in case one of the party is born outside Goa.
One (1) witness in case when party is illiterate.
NOTE:
1. For publication of notice and it is issued by the respective Civil Registrar-cum-Sub-Registrar office where the declaration is filed.
2. If both the parties are from same Taluka, no notice is required.
3. If one of the parties is from other Taluka, notice is required to be forwarded to other offices for publication issued by the office of Civil Registrar to be published in the respective Civil Registrar office.
4. If the Bride is residing outside the State of Goa, publication of notice is not required.
5. After the notice period of 10 days is complete; N.O.C. is issued by the respective Taluka Civil Registrar-cum-Sub-Registrar where the Bride or Bridegroom resides.

Stage 2: Actual Registration/Final Registration.

1. On completion of the waiting period of 10 days (including two Sundays) both Bride and Groom have to visit Civil Registrar office for 2nd signing/ Final Registration process.
2. Waiving of waiting period can be obtained by permission from Asstt. Public Prosecutor.
3. Two (2) witnesses required if both parties are born in Goa.
Three (3) witnesses required in case one of the party is born outside Goa.
One (1) witness in case when party is illiterate.
4. Civil Registrar office then issues marriage certificate on party’s request with payment of necessary fees.

 

NOTE:
1. Witnesses required have to be persons other than relatives. (i.e other than blood relation)
2. On waiving of waiting period after obtaining permission from Asstt. Public Prosecutor, marriage can be registered in a day provisionally and is to be converted into definitive after notice period by appropriate endorsement is done.
3. In case of the marriage of foreign nationals, the parties will have to apply to the court under Article 248 of the Civil Registration Code. On obtaining permission from Asstt. Public Prosecutor, marriage can be registered in a day provisionally.

 

B] Canonical Marriage

Stage 1: Declaration

1. Filling the Declaration Form by Bride and Bridegroom at Civil Registrar office with necessary documents & witnesses or parents wherever so required.
2. Necessary fees to be paid at the time of Declaration.
3. If the Bride is below 21 years, consent of parents of Bride is required and they should be present in the office for signature purpose.
4. No witnesses required if both parties are born in Goa.
Three (3) witnesses required in case one of the party is born outside Goa.
One (1) witness in case when party is illiterate.

NOTE:
1. For publication of notice and it is issued by the respective Civil Registrar-cum-Sub-Registrar office.
2. If both the parties are from same Taluka, no notice is required.
3. If one of the parties is from other Taluka, notice is required for publication issued by the office of Civil Registrar to be published in the respective Civil Registrar office.
4. If the Bride is residing outside the State of Goa, publication of notice is not required.
5. After the notice period of 10 days is complete; N.O.C. is issued by the respective Taluka Civil Registrar-cum-Sub-Registrar where the Bride or Bridegroom resides.
6. A Letter/Certificate to Priest is issued to party after completion of the waiting period of 10 days (including 2 Sundays) which has to be submitted to the church where the religious rites are performed.

 

Stage 2: Registration

1. The church registers the marriage and copy of the marriage register is sent to the Civil Registrar office for filling in canonically with endorsement after verification.
2. Civil Registrar office then issues marriage certificate on party’s request with payment of necessary fees.

 

NOTE:
1. No family members / relatives can represent as witnesses.
2. On waiving of waiting period after obtaining permission from Asstt. Public Prosecutor, marriage can be registered in a day provisionally.
3. In case of the marriage of foreign nationals, after obtaining permission from Asstt. Public Prosecutor, marriage can be registered in a day provisionally.
4. In case of foreign nationals, permission under Article 248 from Court is required other than documents required mentioned above.

C] Transcription (only Goans)

Documents Required:
1. Bishop attested Marriage certificate copy to be produced at the time of declaration.
2. All other documents as specified above in documents required list.

Procedures:
1. Same procedure to be followed as Civil Marriage procedure for Declaration and the contents thereafter is transcribed in a book/register.

NOTE:
1. One party has to be born in Goa.
2. No notice is issued by Civil Registrar of the Respective Taluka.
** SPECIAL FACTORS/CIRCUMSTANCES REQUIRING GUIDANCE FROM THE OFFICE.
1. Any party a foreign national. (Court document).
2. Residence outside Goa for more than 1 year. (Auth)
3. Residence of one party outside Goa (Affidavit)
3. Minority of Bride (21) (Consent of Parents/Court)
4. Previous Divorce/Widowhood. (Waiting period)
5. Relation within 3 degrees of collateral line. (Governor’s permission)
6. Illiteracy/dumbness/deafness. (Additional witness/interpreter)
7. Urgency of registration. (Imminent death/delivery, etc. Spl. Provisions)
8. Physical inability: Marriage outside office (Witnesses/Fees)
9. Marriage through Proxy. (Special Power of Attorney)
10. Ante nuptial contracts. (Copy of documents)
11. Other Extra-ordinary/special circumstances.

Fees:
Registration Fees:
1. For the registration of a marriage/transcription of registration of marriage done elsewhere or organizing the proceedings of Catholic marriage: 200/-
2. For the registration of marriage of a foreign National, or transcription of the registration of marriage of a foreign National done elsewhere, or organizing the proceeding of the marriage of a foreign National: 5,000/-
3. For solemnization of a marriage outside the Office of the Registrar and when the conveyance is provided by the party, an extra fee as indicated below shall be payable:-
(a)when it is due to reasons of sickness of parents or others concerned and when consent is needed to a minor bride: 200/-
(b)in all other cases: 1,000/-
4. For solemnization of a marriage outside the normal working hours of Registrar, extra fee as specified below shall be payable:-
(a) if services are required on a working day: 1,000/-
(b) if services are required on Sunday or holidays: 2,000/-
5. For a true copy (certidao de teor) of marriage register: 200/-
6. For extract (certidao narrativa) of marriage register: 50/-
7. For legitimating of children acknowledgement of paternity/maternity/ adoption for one or more children: 100/-
8. For process of endorsement of legitimating of one or more children: 100/-
9. For process of endorsement of divorce of married person/ enrolment: 100/-
10. For process of each endorsement (General): 100/-
11. For process of endorsing adoption: 100/-

2] Marriage Certificates:

Application for Marriage Teor/ Marriage Certificate
Documents Required:
1. Application form with duly filled details.

Procedures:
1. Fill in the prescribed form paying the prescribed fees.
2. Depending on type of copy the certificate will be issued.
3. If the registration number is not given, then the certificate is issued after 8 days.

Fees:
Prescribed Fees: Rs. 50/-(per certificate)
Rs. 200/-(per copy of Teor)

3] Marriage Correction (Art.32)
(Corrections of name in marriage register under Art. 32 of P.P.190.dated 2/5/1914)

Documents Required:
1. Application form.
2. Marriage certificate/ Marriage Teor.
3. Supporting documents like Birth Certificate (old & corrected), Form B and Correction Order.
4. N.O.C. either from husband or wife depending on who is making the application for marriage correction.
5. Any other relevant documents depending on case-to-case of correction.

Procedures:
1. To fill in the application form in the office of Civil Registrar-cum-Sub-Registrar with all documents as mentioned above and any other documents as instructed by dealing clerk at the time of enquiry.
2. Statement of applicant is recorded with three witnesses.
3. Report of Civil Registrar-cum-Sub-Registrar.
4. The office of Civil Registrar-cum-Sub-Registrar forwards the documents from Sr. No. 1 to 3 to the respective District Registrar’s office.
5. The respective District Registrar office scrutinizes the correction file.
6. After scrutiny of the correction file, it is sent to the State Registrar for approval.
7. The State Registrar again scrutinizes the file and gives their approval vide delegated powers by Law Secretary.
8. After the approval, the State Registrar forwards the file back to the respective District Registrar office.
9. The District Registrar office sends the approved letter to the respective Civil Registrar-cum-Sub-Registrar office.
10. After receiving the approval, the office of Civil Registrar-cum-Sub-Registrar makes the endorsement on the marriage register.
11. If the party wants a copy of marriage certificate, he/she has to apply by paying the necessary prescribed fees for Marriage Certificate.

Fees:
Prescribed Fees: File processing fees: Rs. 100/-
Endorsement fees: Rs. 25/-

4] Endorsement in Marriage Register
(Pertaining to Cancellation/Divorce/Correction under Art.32)

Documents Required:
1. Application form.
2. Court Order with forwarding letter of Superintendent of Court (in case of Divorce)
3. Bishop Order endorsed by High Court (in case of Annulment)

Procedures:
1) Fill in the prescribed form by paying necessary fee.
2) Endorsement is done on the marriage register.
3) On basis of endorsement a fresh marriage certificate is issued on request of party (except endorsement of divorce and annulment).

Fees:
Prescribed fees: Rs. 100/-

5] Endorsement in Change of Bride’s Name
(Only in case of Hindu Religious Rites)

Documents Required:
1. Application form duly signed by both bride and groom (as per maiden name).
2. Death Certificate in case of death of Spouse.
3. Divergence Certificate in case of variation in name.

Procedures:
1) Fill in the prescribed form by paying necessary fee.
2) Endorsement is done on the marriage register.
3) On basis of endorsement a fresh marriage certificate is issued on request of party.

Fees:
Prescribed fees: Rs. 100/-

Application Forms:

1) APPLICATION FOR MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE or MARRIAGE TEOR
2) ENDORSEMENT IN CHANGE OF NAME IN MARRIAGE REGISTER
3) ENDORSEMENT IN MARRIAGE REGISTER
4) REQUEST FOR A TEOR or BIRTH or DEATH or MARRIAGE
5) MARRIAGE REGISTRATION CORRECTION

 
NOTE: In case of any queries kindly visit dealing clerk of Civil Registrar-cum-Sub Registrar office of respective taluka.

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