To obtain a license to celebrate marriages under the Marriage Act, there must be:
- An Application letter addressed to the Honorable Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs(MOIJA), through the Registrar General. The letters requests for a license to celebrate marriages.
- A place of public worship (a permanent structure)
- Evidence of payment of Ug. Shs 200,000/- into the consolidated fund (by way of receipt from the bank)
- Marriages celebrants for the place of worship (religious leaders like pastors,reverends, priest and any clergy recognized by that faith)