Online Marriage Registration in Nepal

To this date, Nepal hasn’t authorized Online Marriage Registration and therefore, it must be done through a Law Firm or a Legal Professional’s Assistance. Both Individuals must be Present in Court and if one Individual cannot be Present, it can be considered. However, Lawneeti Associates can assist you in registering your marriage without much trouble and provide you with the rightful consultation on registering Marriage Online in Nepal. If a man and a woman accept each other as husband and wife through any occasion, ceremony, formal act, or other act, a marriage shall be deemed to have been concluded.

Suppose an application is filed for the registration of a marriage. In that case, the concerned authority shall, after registering the marriage in the marriage book maintained in the office, issue the marriage registration certificate, in the form specified by the Government of Nepal, to the applicant within fifteen days of applying. Suppose the marriage cannot be registered according to the application. In that case, the concerned authority shall give the applicant information specifying the reasons within seven days of applying.

If any one party does not appear for the registration of a marriage, the concerned authority shall register the marriage after inquiring into such a party. If a man and a woman desire to conclude marriage by registration, they shall apply to the District Court. Either the man or the woman or both must have resided since at least fifteen days ago in the concerned district if the application has to be filed in the District Court and if the application is to be filed in the embassy or consulate general, in the country in which such an embassy or a consulate general is situated.

Process of Online Marriage Registration in Nepal

The Complete Process of Online Marriage Registration in Nepal is as follows:

Step 1: Consultation for Online Marriage Registration

Step 2: For Traditional Marriage, Submit all the Required Documents

Step 3: For Court Marriage, Consult with Us for the Complete Guide

Step 4: For Traditional Marriage, Submit an Application with the Required Documents

Step 5: For Court Marriage, File a Petition at the Court along with the Documents

Step 6: Issuance of Marriage Registration Certificate.

In Nepal, Marriage Registration can be finalized through the Respective Ward Office or the District Court. After the conclusion of marriage between a man and a woman, they must be considered each other’s husband and wife.

Step 1: Expert Consultation for Online Marriage Registration

An Experienced Law Firm or a Legal Professional must explain the legal proceedings of Registering a Marriage in Nepal. Contacting a Competent Law Firm like Lawneeti Associates for both Court Marriage and Traditional Marriage is highly recommended. It is necessary to understand the full Procedure of Online Marriage Registration.

Step 2: For Traditional Marriage, Submit all the Required Documents

For Registering a Traditional Marriage, apply to the relevant Ward Office with a recent passport-sized photo, Copy of Citizenship, Copy of Citizenship of Witnesses, and other documents if necessary.

Step 3: For Court Marriage, Submit Application and Consent Form 

For conducting a Court Marriage in Nepal, you must prepare the documents mentioned below :

S. No.            Documents Number
1. Application and consent form for registration 1
2. A recent passport-size photo of both applicant 4/4
3. Notarized copy of citizenship (Notarized copy of passport in case of foreigner) 1/1
4. Notarized copy of citizenship certificate of two witness 1/1
5. Recommendation letters of both man and woman issued from their local ward office of permanent residence, stating their unmarried or single status 1/1
6. In case of foreigner, “No objection letter” issued by respective Country or Embassy in Nepal 1
7. Recommendation letter from the local ward stating temporary residence in that district for minimum 15 days (In case when the  applicant are filing for marriage in district other than their  permanent residence)   1/1
8. In case of foreigner, marriage law of the concerned country and its translated copy by the Notary Public.   1
9. Copy of divorce certificate (if any of the party is a divorcee)   1

Step 4: For Court Marriage, File a Petition at the Court along with the Documents

For the Online Registration of Court Marriage, a Petition must be filed to the relevant District Court with the presence of the Husband and Wife, Witnesses, and Legal professionals. The Submission must include the documents mentioned above. After that, the Court reviews the application and decides whether the Marriage Certificate will be issued.

Step 5: Issuance of Marriage Registration Certificate.

Finally, if the mentioned Requirements have been lawfully met, the District Court certifies the marriage. After the Certification, one can register their marriage at the Ward Office. Moreover, the Certificate is issued to the couple to register their marriage.

Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only and shall not be construed as legal advice, advertisement, personal communication or solicitation. Specific advice of professionals must be sought for each case.

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