How to get marriage certificate and nikkah nama in Pakistan

How to get Marriage Certificate and  Nikah Nama.

As you know in Pakistan the marriage certificate and nikah nama both are different. First we have to understand the difference between marriage certificate and nikah nama. Basically there are two kind of marriage papers or marriage certificate.First one is called Urdu Nikkah Nama it consist on 4 pages. Which is delivered to the spouses at the time of marriage. The nikah nama is prepared in four copies one copy for groom second copy for bride third copy remain with Nikah registrar.  And last one is submitted in local union council office for record. It is a concrete legal proof of marriage Nikah record between husband and wife in Pakistan.

What is Nikah Nama in Pakistan

In Pakistan nikah nama is a legal document and it is a manual document which have four copies. That at the time of marriage ceremony or nikah ceremony the bride and groom signed it in the presence of witnesses.The Nikah registrar or Nikah Kahwan after fulfilling the necessary formalities provide two copies of nikah nama one is for bride and second is for groom.

What is Marriage Certificate in Pakistan

Marriage certificate is legal document which is mostly called NADRA (National Database & Registration Authority) computerized marriage certificate. Which is issued by the concern official authorities like union council or cantonment board office. You have to keep in mind that NADRA directly not issue marriage certificate.

How to get Marriage Certificate in Pakistan.

For getting marriage certificate in Pakistan you have to apply in concern union council or cantonment board. The required documents No.1 original nikah nama No.2 copy of CNIC  (Computerized National Identity Card) of bride and bridegroom No.3 CNIC copy of bride and groom fathers. After submit the application for marriage certificate along with the required documents. You have to pay official fee in the same office.You will need to wait for 3-5 working days to collect your marriage certificate in Pakistan from the same office. You must make sure all the information on marriage certificate are correct if not you can ask for correction.

If the Bride or Groom is a Foreigner.

If one of spouse are not citizen of Pakistan then his or her copy of passport are required for marriage certificate in Pakistan.

How to Get Duplicate Nikah Nama in Pakistan.

If you lost your original manual nikah nama for any reason and you need it.You have to apply for certified and attested copy of duplicate nikkah nama in the concerned authorities of the Union Council where it was registered. It is not easy a bit complicated, especially for those living abroad, as it would require frequent visits to the office to get the duplicate nikah nama.

Why Nikah Nama and Marriage Certificate in Pakistan are important.

In many countries official documents are very important for visa, immigration purpose and other official formalities. If you are in another country and need official documents for immigration purpose then you must need nikah nama marriage certificate from Pakistan. Even if you lost your original nikah nama the duplicate nikah nama can be issued from Pakistan.

We Can Help You Getting Nikah Nama & Marriage Certificate.

Our expert family lawyer team of Law Society Pakistan Law Firm can assist you out with any new or duplicate Nikah Nama, Marriage certificate or any other official document required from all over Pakistan. If you are living abroad or do not want to waste your time and money on travelling expenses and time to make a few visits to the union council for this purpose. We can solve your problem without coming to Pakistan in shortest period as possible on urgent basis. We also provide services to get these certificates. Unmarried Certificate, Death Certificate, Birth Certificate, Divorce Certificate  Nikahnama and Marriage Certificate.

Translation Services 

Our Best Family lawyers team of Law Society Pakistan Law Firm also  provides certified professional translation for legal documents marriage certificate, Nikahnama. Court decision and unofficial documents translation in any language you required. We do translation of certificates but also all kind of letters and documents in almost all languages. We do translation with the help of top professional translators & interpreters. They are expert in their languages and have great zeal of experience.

Embassy Attestation Services

We Also Extend our Professional Services for Attestation of all your legal documents Embassies of Following Countries. UAE. Saudi Arabia. USA. UK. Qatar. Canada. Australia. New Zealand. South Africa. India. Japan. Malaysia. France. Spain. Iran,.Turkey, Germany etc with Embassies of all other countries in Pakistan.

Attestation From Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan

Our professional lawyers team of Law Society Pakistan Law Firm also  provides attestation nikahnama marriage certificate and all type of legal documents and official from MOFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan).

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2 thoughts on “Marriage Certificate in Pakistan”

  1. Hello Sir/Madam,
    I want to get duplicate copy of marriage certificate(digital copy) also attested from foreign office.
    Please can you confirm me how much will it cost??

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