Foreigner Marriage Registration In Chennai

Marriage Act in force for foreigners in Tamilandu. The procedure to get married to a foreigner in Tamilanadu comes under the Special Marriage Act of 1954, Tamilnadu Marriage Act , Hindu Marriage Act & Christian marriage Act . 

Foreigner Marriage Registration In Chennai is  can done according to marriage act in Tamilandu. The procedure to get married to a foreigner in Tamlanadu comes under the Special Marriage Act of 1954, Tamilnadu Marriage Act , Hindu Marriage Act & Christian marriage Act . 

VISA To be obtained to visit Tamilnadu to marry an Indian :

Get the Indian tourist visa for the foreigner for a minimum of one month. Once he or she arrives in Tamilnadu, go to the Registrar nearest sub registrar office those who having jurisdiction for Indian bride/ groom residence. File notice under special marriage act as soon as possible and start your register marriage process without any delay.  If you understand the Tamilnadu marriage registration rules you can manage yourself and can complete the registration process within 30 days .

Foreigner Marriage Registration in Chennai: 

If you cannot wait for 30 days and if you in need of urgent marriage certificate, you can engage some immigration lawyer for same day court marriage process. Because there is a possibility to complete the registration process on same day and they will guide you how to complete the registration on same day without 30 day notice. 

 These are the documents needed from the foreigner:

  • Birth certificate
  • Address proof ( e.g. driving license, National ID , Passport) 
  • Affidavit of consent from Parents  
  • Education certificate 
  • Single status/unmarried certificate for origin country
  • Passport size photographs

These are the documents needed from Indian boy/ girl:

  • Passport
  • Birth certificate
  • Ration card
  • Driving license (optional)
  • Education certificate
  • Passport size photographs

Normally if you go with special marriage process, once the application is made with three witnesses, the application will be put up on the notice board of the Registrar office. They will wait for thirty days for any kind of objection from public. If no one objects the marriage in those thirty days, some Registrar office will send a letter to the given residential address.

After thirty days and within ninety days, the marriage could be done at the Registrar office on any working day with the three witnesses. The marriage certificate would be received within a week.

In case of one day process, no notice will be sent and the entire foreigner register marriage in Tamilnadu process will be done on same day and the legal marriage certificate will be issued on same day itself .

Certificate Attestation:

Normally attestation may require for all foreign nationals at the time of visa process. If the get attestation in their marriage certificate, it will be useful for visa process in future.