Inter-Religion Marriage Registration Procedure and Precautions in India
When two people belong to different religions and want to marry each other. This kind of marriage is called Inter religion marriage. Below you can find a few types of inter-religion marriage.
1. Hindu Sikh Marriage
2. Hindu Muslim Marriage
3. Hindu Christian Marriage
Inter-religion marriage is registered under the Special Marriage Act,1954. The inter-religion marriage can be performed by the court on the same day or after a gap of 30 days from the date of notification of the intended marriage. It takes only 2 – 3 hours to perform the marriage with full legal procedures. The special marriage act allows couples to get into the marriage bond without renouncing their respective religion. This act is used when the one partner is from a non-Hindu religion.
The special marriage Act, 1954 supports Inter-Religious Marriage Registration for those who want to get married outside their religions with legal support and backing. The couple has to give a notice to the marriage officer of the local district in which one of the partners is living for at least 30 days preceding the date of the notice. The notice is kept for 30 days, and if there is no objection from any quarter, the marriage is solemnized. The couple must meet the legal age requirements of the marriage. The bride must have crossed the age of 19 and the groom must be above 21 years of age at the time of the marriage.
The couple must also come with the documents and certificates to show back the age claim. The couple for Inter-Religious Marriage Registration must also have to prove that they are not in the relations that are prohibited under the law of the land. The couple with the divorce background must also have to come with the divorce certificate. The death certificate of the partner, in case one of the partners, was previously engaged also needs to be present at the time of the marriage. The proof of the permanent address is best shown by presenting the original Certificates like Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Driving License, etc.
The consultations with experts for Inter Religion Marriage Registration will help the couple to get the marriage performed at earliest without difficulty. The documents and other requirements necessary to cover the legal aspect of the marriage are also demanded at the time of the marriage. The marriage certificate is provided within a few hours by the experts of the Arya Samaj Mandir to the couple. The marriage certificate ensures legal cover to the marriage. The couple needs the marriage certificate to gain acceptance in the society as well.
How Inter-Religion Marriage has to be performed?
If you are planning an Inter Caste / Inter Religion love marriage, you are in right place. You can plan your marriage by two methods.
- 1. Inter-religion love Marriage through Arya Samaj Mandir
- 2. Inter-religion love Marriage through Court.
Both ways are equally legal and safe, but court marriage has some advantage over Arya Samaj Marriage. Because a legal body (Authorized by Govt. of India) is involved in court marriage. Even Police cannot deny this kind of marriage.
Inter-religion Marriage is mostly caused by Love. It has been increasing in India especially because of the varieties of religious faiths and sects of the Hindu faith within Indian society. In India, religions each have their own rules relating to marriage, as rules exist for the conduct of marriage itself. When two people from different religious groups marry, it is an inter-religion marriage.
Documents required for the Registration of Inter-Religion Marriage
- Passport Size Photographs – 8 of each of Marrying Persons.
- Residential Proof (Voter Card / Passport / Ration Card / Driving License / Bank Passbook / Lease Deed / Rent Deed) of Marrying Persons.
- Date of Birth Proof (Municipal Corporation Certificate, Xth or XIIth Examination Certificate, Passport, PAN Card) of Marrying Persons.
- If any party is divorcee Certified copy of Decree of Divorce granted by the Court.
- If any party is widow/widower Death Documents required for the Performance & Registration of court Marriage.
- 2-4 witnesses with ID & Address proof along with 2 passport size photographs.