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I am  Planing to marry a Srilankan girl, Kindly advice what is the procedure to get married to a sri lankan girl pls help me how can i approach  this and what are the document are required to get marred legally.
Asked 3 years ago in Civil Law from Chennai, Tamil Nadu
whiach religion do you and your would be wife practice
Rajeev Bari
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As per the section 5 of the special marriage act, 1954, at least one of the parties to the marriage must have been residing within the jurisdiction of the marriage officer’s district, for period of not less than 30 days, preceding the date of the notice.You’ll need to submit your intention to get married to the registry office
(b) along with the residence certificate 
(c) certified copies of passports 
(d) birth certificates 
(e) two passport sized photographs each


After the completion of 30 days, and if there was no objection to the marriage, and if the marriage was solemnized between both parties, the parties again have to reappear, along with witnesses to give a declaration that marriage has been solemnized.
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your fiancee documents would also be required . please  make inquires with Marriage Registrar office  as to time taken for issue of certificate
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a NOC will be required from the counrty of origin of the girl
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a No Objection letter from her Consulate. Basically it was a letter from Sri Lanka  Consulate in Mumbai stating all his details (Name, Passport No, Age, Address) and saying that her marital status was 'Unmarried' and that according to her  country's law there is no impediment to her  entering into matrimony with Indian national
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at the outset you mentioned you want to register marriage in india . now you have changed your story and want to register it in sri lanka .you better  contact a local lawyer in this regard . we are not aware of procedure for registration in Sri Lanka
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