..::What is Legal Procedure for COURT MARRIAGE in Pakistan?..

For court marriage  you have to provide copies of National Identity Card  (CNIC), Two copies of passport size photos with white or blue background. Proper  verification of age and identity. The minimum age for a Girl to  get married is 18 and for a boy 18 years. Age verification is necessary & the same can be done by way of producing copies of “National Identity Card  (CNIC)”, “Form B” or Educational Certificate (S.S.C, Matric).

Procedure of  court marriage is: Girl having age more than 18 years can contract marriage in  the court with her own free will  without the will of her parents. Law  gives her right. For court marriage. CNIC or other document for the proof of  her age is sufficient. The girl has to personally appear in the court who will  execute an affidavit of her free will and on the basis of her free will her marriage (Nikah) will  be performed. For marriage performance at least two witnesses are required.

Parents of girl and boy cannot cancel this Marriage (Nikah), Parents can only pressurize her/his to  file the divorce case in the court. She (Bride) can get  divorce from the court and Man (Groom) can pronounce divorce her.  Otherwise there is no other way for the cancellation of the Marriage (Nikah). Legal Marriage age for Girl is 18 years old and for boy is 18 years old. If  you want to marry before this age you are required Guardian Permission.

For  Registration of Marriage you are required, Pakistani ID, Form B or Educational  Certificate for verification of Date of Birth. Note: To avoid complications  first coordinate with your Parents, Friends & Family to make arrangements of  Marriage (Nikkah); if not possible then consult with a Lawyer (Advocate) for court marriage.

6 comments on “..::What is Legal Procedure for COURT MARRIAGE in Pakistan?..

  1. pls i need to knows the civil court marriage procedure in Pakistan. I am a foreigner n a christian n the men i going to marry is a muslim pakistan n wht are the document i need to proceed

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    • Yes you can marry. your age should be 18 years plus and you should not have any existing marriage. you should get a “No Impediment to Marriage Certificate” issued from her country.
      If divorcee, she should provide divorce papers or death certificate of her husband.

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      • Tq for your answer sir how long it will take for the marriage in civil court n the letter you said “No Impediment to Marriage Certificates ” is it single status they call it.

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        • if the documents are ready it takes just 2 hours for civil marriage. yes you it is called by different names in different courtiers. “single Status Certificate” No objection to Marriage Certificate”

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