Marriage Registration Certificate (MRC)
What is a Marriage Registration Certificate (MRC)?
Marriage Registration Certificates (MRC) are very important and important documents in Pakistan. In Pakistan, it is a document proving the marriage (Nikah) of two people (husband and wife). Marriage certificates in Pakistan come in two varieties:
- Urdu Nikah Nama and
- English Marriage Certificate.
Using NADRA Marriage Certificates in all legal forums is no problem due to their full computerization.
What is Nikah Nama in Pakistan?
The nikah nama, which is a four-copy manual document, is a legal document in Pakistan. A witness must be present when the document is signed.
Moreover, the Nikah registrar completes all necessary procedures. A copy of the nikah nama is included for the bride and a copy for the groom.
The solemnization of the Nikah is performed by the Nikkah Khawan (Nikah Registrar). He also prepares the Urdu Nikahnama along with the official stamp and signature. Signed Urdu Nikahnamas contain the bride’s signature, the groom’s signature, and the witnesses’ signatures. An important part of Islam’s marriage system is the Nikahnama. The contract outlines the responsibilities that were agreed to by the bride and groom.
What is a Marriage Certificate in Pakistan?
The computerized marriage certificate issued by NADRA (National Database and Registration Authority) is a legal document. Additionally, it must be issued by the official authority such as the cantonment board or union council. The most important thing to keep in mind is that NADRA does not issue marriage certificates directly.
The NADRA (Islamic) marriage certificates contain information about a married couple in both Urdu and English. Foreign authorities accept NADRA Marriage Registration Certificates as proof of marriage contracts. In order to apply for a family or spouse visa to the UK or U.S., you need an official Pakistani marriage certificate. Due to the fact that they are issued by the government of Pakistan, Pakistani marriage certificates are internationally recognized.
Types of Marriage Certificates
There are two types of marriage certificates in Pakistan :
- Nikkah Nama in Urdu
- NADRA Computerized marriage certificate
Who Issues Computerized Marriage Certificates in Pakistan?
Marriage certificates are not issued by NADRA. Marriage certificates are issued by:
- Union Council
- TMA Office
- Cantonment Board Office
- Arbitration Council Office
What are the Requirements for a NADRA marriage certificate?
NADRA marriage certificates must meet the following requirements:
- Urdu Nikahnama
- CNIC (Bride and Groom)
- CNIC of the Father (Bride and Groom)
- CNIC of Nikkah Khawan
- Copies of Passport (In case of foreigner)
You can get the certificates in Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Hyderabad, and Peshawar. The TMA issuing authority in smaller cities. The Arbitration Council office in Islamabad can issue marriage certificates to Islamabad residents. Ensure that your marriage certificate contains all the necessary information. Check them against your official documents. You can ask the issuing office to correct a mistake if it has made one.
To obtain a marriage certificate from NADRA
Depending on your current residence address, prepare all required documents and visit the appropriate issuing office. To obtain a NADRA marriage certificate with NADRA installed systems on NADRA-issued special paper, follow these steps.
Those living in cantonment areas may obtain their NADRA marriage certificates from the cantonment board offices, while those living in many small towns and cities may obtain them from the TMA offices, and those living in Islamabad may obtain them from the Arbitration Council offices.
- In order to obtain a NADRA marriage certificate, you must fill out an application form. This form is available at the office where the certificate is issued.
- Your documents must be submitted to the issuing office, along with a completed application form and fee.
- You can pick up your NADRA marriage certificate at the same issuing office on a given date.
- Generally, NADRA marriage certificates are issued within three to five working days if all required documents are available, but this can vary.
- Ensure that all the information on your NADRA marriage certificate is accurate. Verify the information against your official documents. Corrections can be requested if an error has been made by the issuing office.
What documents are required for the issuance of a Marriage Certificate in Pakistan?
NADRA Marriage Registration Certificates in Pakistan can be obtained by providing the following documents:
- Copy of CNIC of the groom
- Copy of CNIC of the bride
- Copies of the CNICs of the bride and groom’s parents
- Copy of CNIC from Nikkah Khawan (Molvi)
- An application form (with the applicant’s signs)
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