Foreigner Marriage registration process in Chennai

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2 years 10 months ago #126 by abinandhan
CIVIL MARRIAGE OF AN INDIAN AND A FOREIGN NATIONAL in TAMILNADU

CIVIL MARRIAGE OF AN INDIAN AND A FOREIGN NATIONAL
A marriage between parties one of whom at least is a citizen of India may be solemnized under Special Marriage Act, in India before a Marriage Registrar in India or a Marriage Officer in a foreign country.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
At least one of the parties should be an Indian citizen.
The bride groom must be 21 years of age; the bride must be 18 years of age.
Neither party has a spouse living,
Neither party is an idiot or a lunatic,
The parties are not within the degrees of prohibited relationship
Each party involved should not have any other subsisting valid marriage.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:
Application form duly signed by both the parties.
Documentary evidence of date of birth of parties.
Copy of Passport of both the parties with valid Visa.
Residential Proof of both the parties.
Documentary evidence regarding stay at district in India of one of the parties for more than 30 days (Proof of stay or report from the concerned SHO).
N.O.C. or Marital Status certificate from the concerned embassy or Consulate in India by a foreigner partner.
Death certificate or divorce decree whichever is applicable, in case one of the parties had any marriages in the past.
PROCEDURE:
The parties to the marriage shall give notice in writing in the form specified, to the Marriage Officer of the district in which at least one of the parties to the marriage has resided for a period of not less than 30 days immediately preceding the date on which such notice is given, and the notice shall state that the party has so resided.
All the documents are verified at the Office of Marriage Registrar.
The law of other nation shall not be in conflict with Indian laws.
The notice is then published inviting objection to the marriage, if any.
If no objection is made, then, on the expiry of the notice publishing period, the marriage may be solemnized.
The marriage shall be solemnized in the presence of at least three witnesses.
Further the Marriage Certificate is entered and is granted by the Marriage Registrar.
The only thing is they must live in India for the minimum period of 90 days to complete civil marriage registration process.
But If they choose spiritual marriage, they can complete register marriage formalities in one day process and it the marriage certificate will be accepted by all countries.

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2 years 10 months ago #128 by abinandhan
CIVIL MARRIAGE BETWEEN AN INDIAN AND A FOREIGN NATIONAL in TAMILNADU

A marriage between parties one of whom at least is a citizen of India may be solemnized under Special Marriage Act, in India before a Marriage Registrar in Tamilnadu, India or a Marriage Officer in a foreign country.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

At least one of the parties should be an Indian national.
The bride groom must be 21 years of age; the bride must be 18 years of age.
Neither party has a spouse living,
Neither party is an idiot or a lunatic,
The parties are not within the degrees of prohibited relationship
Each party involved should not have any other subsisting valid marriage.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR CIVIL MARRIAGE in TAMILNADU:

Application form duly signed by both the parties.
Documentary evidence of date of birth of parties.
Copy of Passport of both the parties with valid Visa.
Residential Proof of both the parties.
Documentary evidence regarding stay at district in India of one of the parties for more than 30 days (Proof of stay or report from the concerned SHO).
N.O.C. or Marital Status certificate from the concerned embassy or Consulate in India by a foreigner partner.
Death certificate or divorce decree whichever is applicable, in case one of the parties had any marriages in the past.

PROCEDURE FOR REGISTRATION in TAMILNADU:

The parties to the marriage shall give notice in writing in the form specified, to the Marriage Officer of the district in which at least one of the parties to the marriage has resided for a period of not less than 30 days immediately preceding the date on which such notice is given, and the notice shall state that the party has so resided.
All the documents are verified at the Office of Marriage Registrar.
The law of other nation shall not be in conflict with Indian laws.
The notice is then published inviting objection to the marriage, if any.
If no objection is made, then, on the expiry of the notice publishing period, the marriage may be solemnized.
The marriage shall be solemnized in the presence of at least three witnesses.
Further the Marriage Certificate is entered and is granted by the Marriage Registrar.

Same time there is a possibility to complete the registration on same day.

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2 years 10 months ago #129 by marriage solicitor
First we clarify about jurisdiction. We will discuss whether the couples has the jurisdiction to register their marriage in Chennai:
1.Special Marriage jurisdiction :
Bride or groom residence . groom is living in Thiruvanmiyur so they can register their marriage under special marriage Act in Chennai
2. Tamilnadu Marriage jurisdiction : Place of marriage is the only jurisdiction to register their marriage under Tamilnadu marriage Act in Chennai . If they conduct the marriage in Chennai , they can register their marriage under Tamilnadu marriage Act in Chennai
3. Christian Marriage jurisdiction : Place of marriage is the only jurisdiction to register their marriage under Christian marriage Act in Chennai . If they conduct the Christian marriage in Chennai , they can register their marriage under Christian marriage Act in Chennai
4. Hindu Marriage jurisdiction : Place of marriage, Bride and groom adress is the only jurisdiction to register their marriage under Hindu marriage Act in Chennai . If they conduct the Hindu marriage in Chennai , they can register their marriage Hindu Christian marriage Act in Chennai

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2 years 10 months ago #130 by marriage solicitor
If you do ceremony in Chennai you can complete the registration in one day process in Chennai . If you so special marriage then it will take minimum thirty days.

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2 years 10 months ago #131 by marriage solicitor
After getting marriage certificate you can do all legal formalities in Tamilnadu :
1. You can apply long time visa for wife
2. Finally you can apply PIO as a wife of Indian national
3. You can purchase the property in the name of foreigner wife
4. She can start business
5. she can get employment
6. Husband can apply Malaysian PR

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2 years 10 months ago #132 by marriage solicitor
Husband is an Indian , So if any one is an Indian you can register your marriage under Tamilnadu Marriage Act 2009. Nobody can refuse the registration. If any sub registrar refuse to register, you file an appeal before District registrar for suitable remedy.

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