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How to register for your marriage?

Age Requirements

  • 21 years and above.
  • For person aged between 18 and 21 years, the applicant will require the parentsí consent to marry. Both parents and two adult witnesses with NRICs must also be present during the solemnisation of marriage.
  • For person under the age of 18, the applicant will be required to apply for a special marriage license.
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Other Requirements

  • For marriage between a Singaporean/Permanent Resident (PR) and a foreigner :

If the foreigner is a work-permit holder, prior approval must be obtained from the Controller of Work Permits, Ministry of Manpower.

  • For marriage between foreigners :

One of the applicant must have stayed in Singapore continuously for at least 15 days before the date of the Notice of Marriage.

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Procedure

  • Apply for the Notice of Marriage.
  • Both parties must be present at the Registry of Marriages (ROM) and produce the following documents when they apply for the Notice of Marriage and to choose the date for solemnisation of marriage.
  • You can also choose to e-file your Notice of Marriage.
  • It has to be applied at least 21 days before and up to three months before the the date of solemnisation.
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Documents to bring along

Singaporean

Permanent Resident (PR)

Foreigners

  1. NRIC
  2. Birth Certificate
  1. NRIC
  2. Birth Certificate
  3. Re-entry Permit
  1. NRIC
  2. Birth Certificate
  3. Passport
  • For Divorcee : Original or certified true copy of the Decree Nisi Absolute will also be required.
  • For Widowed Person : Death Certificate of late spouse.
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Marriage Fees

  • Solemnisation at the ROM : S$26.00
  • Solemnisation by a Justice of Peace (JP) or grassroot leaders : S$26.00
  • Solemnisation at a church or temple : S$18.00
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Solemnisation of marriages

  • Two witnesses with minimum age of 21 are required.
  • The date for solemnisation of marriages can be any time after 21 days and within three months after the date of Notice of Marriage. However, the date is subjected to availability. Also, for solemnisation at the Registry of Marriages (ROM), it is to be during its office hours.
  • For solemnisation to take place at a date and place of the couples' choice, it can be officiated by Justices of the Peace (JPs) and grassroots leaders. However, the couples are still required to register with the ROM first.
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Other advice

  • As the choice date for solemnisation of marriages may not be available as it had been fully-booked by others, it is advisable to choose alternative dates before you go to the Registry of Marriages.
  • It is advisable to shop for your wedding rings at least 6 weeks before your wedding date. This will ensure that the jeweller has ample time to re-order the rings that you want, if they were out of stock.
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Registry of Marriages
7, Canning Rise
Singapore 179869

Tel : 1800-6337 5339/ 6338 9987/ 6339 9653/ 6339 8783
Fax : 65-6339 3328
Operating Hours :  
Mondays to Fridays 8.30 am - 12.30 noon
  2.30 pm - 5.00 pm
Saturdays 8.00 am - 12 noon
Sundays and Public HolidaysClosed

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