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How to get a (NADRA) Computerized Marriage Certificate?

How to get a (NADRA) Computerized Marriage Certificate?

NADRA computerized marriage certificate can be obtained from Union Council after nikah. Computerized NADRA Marriage Certificates can also be used to change the CNIC status of newlyweds. Only after receiving the Nikah Nama can a NADRA Computerized Marriage Certificate be issued. In contrast to the Nikah Nama, the Computerized Marriage Registration Certificate is internationally recognized and also a requirement for visa applications.

(NADRA) Computerized Marriage Certificate

Who issues a (NADRA) Computerized Marriage Registration Certificate?

Your so-called NADRA’s Computerized Marriage Certificate would be issued by any one of the following Government authorities, having jurisdiction:

  1. Union Council
  2. Cantonment Board’s Office
  3. Town/Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA)
  4. Arbitration Council Office (Islamabad only)

NADRA Developed Civil Registration System For Issuing Certificates of Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce

Please be aware that people call the computerized marriage certificate a NADRA marriage certificate, just because NADRA had developed the computerized civil records keeping software for local government departments, which is being used for the civil registrations, otherwise, NADRA has nothing to do with the computerized marriage certificate. NADRA developed the software for civil data recording and issuing the computerized birth certificate, computerized death certificates, computerized marriage certificates, and computerized divorce certificates, but the local government authorities are using it for keeping civil data and issuing the computerized birth certificate, computerized death certificate, computerized marriage certificates, and computerized divorce certificate. 

Which Documents Are Required to Apply For a Computerized Marriage Registration Certificate?

Obtaining a Computerized Marriage Registration Certificate requires the following documents:

  • Nikah Nama copy (bring the original Nikah Nama along).
  • The Bride and Groom’s computerized national identity card (CNIC).
  • The Bride and Groom’s computerized national identity card (CNIC).
  • Nikkah Khawan’s computerized national identity card (CNIC).
  • Passport copies (if your spouse is a foreigner).
How to update your Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) record after marriage

The CNIC record might need to be updated after you get married. You and your spouse have to visit the NADRA registration center. Please bring your Computerized Marriage Registration Certificate (CMRC) with you and apply for an updated CNIC. The name of the husband will be written instead of the father’s name on the updated CNIC.