Marriage Certificate


  1. Issuance of duplicate marriage certificates
Requirements
  • National identity document.
  • Full names of the parties.
  • Exact date of marriage.
  • Marriage Act contract.
  1. Correction of error on marriage certificate
Requirements
  • Original marriage certificate
  • Birth certificate and a copy thereof
  • Notarial deed where a person has made a complete change of names
  • National identity document where the ID number needs to be corrected
  • Marriage register where the date needs to be corrected
  1. Issuance of non-marriage certificates
This is confirmation of a person’s marital status where a Zimbabwean national intends to marry abroad. This also applies where a Zimbabwean intends to marry a foreigner in Zimbabwe.
Requirements
  • National identity document and a copy
  • Original birth certificate and a copy thereof
  1. Designation of marriage officers
Requirements
  • Completed application form for designation as a marriage officer (M1).
  • Applicant to write examination.
  1. Authentication of marriage record
This is confirmation of any filed marriage record by the Registrar of Marriages.
Requirements
  • Exact date of marriage
  • Full names of parties
     

    MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES FEES
 
Fees are as prescribed in Statutory Instrument 23 of 2018
  1. Issuance of duplicate marriage certificates             -          $10.00
  1. Correction of error on marriage certificate              -          $10.00
  1. Issuance of non-marriage certificates                    -          $50.00
  1. Designation of marriage officers                            -          $50.00
  1. Authentication of marriage record
  • Citizens                                                             -         $35.00
  • Non-citizens                                                      -         $75.00
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