Why is marriage registration so important?

Why is marriage registration such a big deal? You might have felt the same. You might even say that marriage is the bond between two souls and only that should be the priority. The love is important but marriage certificate is necessary to make your marriage legally accepted.

The procedures for registering marriage has changed over time. It is now an inevitable part of a marriage. If you are getting married from a temple, church or mosque, they will proceed with the formalities themselves. That’s the easiest way to get a marriage certificate.

The marriage certificate should contain the date, venue and time of your marriage. The marriage certificate should be issued by the legal authority in your country who is authorized to do so.

You will be asked to submit a copy of your marriage certificate when you apply for a passport, insurance policy etc.

When you apply for a passport, not having a marriage certificate can delay the process. You will have to submit a marriage certificate when you open a bank account after getting married. A marriage certificate is required when the couple goes to a court to solve a dispute, just in case. Register your marriage to avoid all these issues.

When you apply for an insurance policy, you will be asked to register a nominee or partner. If you want to add your wife or husband as a nominee, you have to provide a marriage certificate.

In the case of property succession after you are deceased, you will have to provide a marriage certificate to certify that you two were legally married.

In case if you are working abroad and you want to bring your wife there to live with you, you have to provide proof that you two are legally married. In this case, marriage certificate attestation is followed. This will verify that you are married to each other.

I hope it is now clear to you why marriage certificate is so important.