The following constitutes the Marriage Acts and Regulations;

  • The Customary Marriage (Registration) Act 248,
  • The Hindu Marriage and Divorce Act, Cap 250,
  • Marriage Act Cap251,
  • The Marriage and Divorce of Mohammedans Act Cap 252 and The Marriage of African Act Cap 253
  • The Marriage of African Act Cap 253

Subsidiary Regulation

  • The Hindu Marriage and Divorce (Marriage Registration) (Amendment) (under section 5 of the Act) Rules, 2014 S.I 250-1
  • The Marriage and Divorce of Mohamedans (Fees) (Amendment) Under section 6 of this Act Order, 2014.S.I 252-2
  • The Marriage Act (Amendment of second Schedule) (fees) (Under S.38 of the Act) order 2014 S.1 251-1
  • The Marriage (Districts and Registrars) order (Under Section 2,3 and 4 of this Act) S.1 251-1

Service Details National Applications (Ugx) Foreign Applications (Usd)
Civil Marriages File notice of marriage 10,000/= $10
Display of notice on notice board FREE FREE
Celebration of marriage 20,000/= $150
Issuing of marriage certificate 25,000/= $25
Registration of marriages a) Marriages conducted at URSB. b) Marriages conducted at the Districts 25,000/= $25
Customary Marriages Issuance of customary Marriage Certificate 20,000/= N/A
Registration of a customary marriage within six (6) months 20,000/= N/A
Registration of a customary marriage after six (6) months 40,000/= $200
Special Licenses Process applications for special licenses 300,000/= FREE
Issuance of Special license FREE N/A
Search 2,000/=
Licensing Places of Worship to Celebrate Marriages Process applications from clients 200,000/= N/A
Inspection of place of worship of the applicant, report and recommendations FREE N/A
Granting of license to celebrate marriage FREE N/A
Searches And Certifications Searches on the Marriage register/ Muslim and Hindu divorce Register 25,000/= $25
Certification of marriage certificates/ returns AND Muslim and Hindu Divorce Certificates 25,000/= $25
Marital Status Issuing of single status letters 25,000/= N/A
Church, Hindu And Muslim Marriages Compliance Check N/A N/A
Approval of marriage return N/A N/A
Filing of marriage returns and registration of marriages 35,000/= $35
Muslim & Hindu Divorces Compliance Check FREE N/A
Filing of divorce returns and registration of divorce. 35,000/= $35
Verification of Marriages and Muslim & Hindu Divorces E-searches for Government& Foreign Missions FREE FREE
Verification for the general public of Muslim and Hindu divorces. 35,000/= $35