Those intending to get married are required to give notice to the marriage registrar in the district where the marriage is going to occur. The registrar would then publish a notice of marriage and then issue a certificate after 21 days if no objection is raised.
How much does it cost to register your marriage in Ghana?
The fees for marriage registration are, GHS85. 00 for filing of a Notice of Marriage and Issue of a Registrar’s Certificate, and GHS160. 00 for Celebration of Marriage (Official Marriage Ceremony).
How do I register my customary marriage in Ghana?
Customary marriages are registered under the Customary Marriage and Divorce Registration Law, 1985 (PNDCL 112). Anyone wishing to register a customary marriage must apply to the registrar of marriages in the district in which they live. Application forms are available from the registrar.
How do I change my name after marriage in Ghana?
- Application letter addressed to the Minister of Justice.
- A deed poll/ affidavit for the name change.
- Two passport photographs (for a new identity document)
- Your Identity document with your current name(s) and surname, (which you will surrender)
How can I register my traditional marriage?
To register a customary marriage, a couple must go to an office of the Department of Home Affairs. At least one witness for each of the partners, or a representative from each of the families must also be present.
How long does it take to get your marriage certificate?
At present, it takes 7-15 days for marriages to get registered and for the issuance of certificates. The couple needs to be present in office to fill in Form 1 and 2 and the application for registering marriage.
How can I prove my marriage without a certificate?
Such indirect evidence would include personal letters and emails, phone records, residential records, travel records, joint family photographs, joint business records, and other proof that the couple shared the same household or resources. It would also include evidence that the couple has had children.
How can I register my marriage online in up?
Here are some of the documents needed for the marriage registration process.
- – Filled out application form signed by both the to-be husband and the to-be wife.
- – Proof of Address, which could be the Voter ID/ Ration Card/ Passport or Drivers License.
- – Proof of Date of Birth of both the parties.