Filing District Marriage Returns


  • Cover letter from Registrar who conducted the marriage (signed and stamped)
  • Certified copy of marriage certificate with the pictures attached
  • Certified copy of Notice of Marriage Form
  • Certified copy of Form for certificate details
  • Copies of registered affidavits for both Bride and Groom
  • Certified Copy of the LC1 letters of both Bride and Groom
  • Copies of national IDs of the couple and their witnesses or any other valid identification documents for non-Ugandans
  • Copy of letter of consent from parents of either couple who is under 21 years of age
  • Evidence of payments made into the consolidated fund account/URA portal
  • Single status letter for non-Ugandans


UGX 260,000/= for Ugandans less 25,000/= for Certificate of payments if the certificates were bought from URSB
USD 260$ for non-Ugandans and less the price of the certificate if that used was bought from URSB


  • The Chief Administrative Officer of the Marriage District writes cover letter to the Registrar General submitting returns
  • The letter and certified copies (certified by the CAO) of all documents submitted prior to the celebration of marriage and receipt of payments made to URA are submitted to the Office of the Registrar General
  • Proof of registration of affidavits with Registrar of Documents
  • The CAO receives acknowledgement of the returns from the Registrar General

Go to Civil Registrations

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