..::Concept of COURT MARRIAGE in Pakistan?

It is observed that couples who decide to get marry have lack of information regarding court marriages.

For more understanding, this article is divided into questions and answers.

Question: What is concept of Court Marriage in Pakistan?

Answer: The word “Court Marriage” is not defined anywhere in any Pakistani laws relating to marriages. Such marriages are solemnized with the help of a lawyer and authorized by the court of law and issues Nikkah Namma (Marriage Certificate). Concept of such marriages came into Indian sub-continent from the English law.

Question: How to do Court Marriage in Pakistan?

Answer: It could be a bit hard for those who wish to marry with the will of their parents but when they don’t get what they want the look for different alternatives. One should have the following information regarding court marriage procedure in Pakistan.

Both should be above 18 years of age.

Both must have legal proof of age.

Two passport size photographs of female are required.

Contact a good court marriage lawyer.

Question: How much court marriage cost in Pakistan?

Answer: The cost depends upon the City where you are planning to get marry.

Question: What Documents are required for Court Marriage in Pakistan?

Answer: Both should have the proof of 18 years of age and have document proving their age e.g. CNIC, Passport, Educational Certificate, Form B etc.

Question: How to marry with Foreign National in Pakistan?

Answer: The foreign national the marital status should be single. He/she should get and carry a “No Impediment to Marriage Certificate” from his/her country. This certificate is called by different names in different countries. Copies of passport and would also be required from foreign national.


11 comments on “..::Concept of COURT MARRIAGE in Pakistan?

  1. what is the procedure for getting marriage when the male is resident of pakistan/lahore and girl is resident of paris? can a girl enter into or execute nikkah without coming into Pakistan/ lahore ???


    • In case the lady don’t visit, she may a Special Attorney, who will do certain legal formalities on her behalf for registration of her marriage in Pakistan.
      She must also send a document showing her marital status.


  2. Hello sir i want to get marry to my fiance who is Indonesian but live in Australia. but she is divorced. could u plz guide us how we can get marry here in Pakistan.kind regards


  3. Sir, I just want to know, what is the requirements of a foreign girl if she marry a pakistani in Pakistan? Iand what if a girl still married to other man.Is there any possibility that her marriage to a pakistani man’s is valid?I hope u reply my comment..thank,you 😊


    • If the foreigner girl is already married then her second married with Pakistani man, during the existence of first marriage, would be illegal and void.


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