Requirements

  1. The 21 days’ notice should have been published and there should have been no objection to the intended marriage.
  2. Written Request by couple (ordinary letter)
  3. Marriage notice form completed and signed by one of the parties to the marriage
  4. Affidavit in support of request with details stating why the license should be granted. The affidavits should be registered with the Registrar of Documents
  5. Documents to support the reasons stated in the affidavits eg payments receipts).
  6. Proof of residence of the parties
  7. Copies of valid passports, refugee IDs or National IDs (for Ugandans)
  8. Proof of payment of the prescribed fees
  9. Proof of marital status from the country of origin, where one of the parties to the marriage is non Ugandan. Translation from Makerere University Institute of language in case such proof is not in English

 

Fees

Marriage fees

UGX 260,000 where one of the applicants is a Ugandan or a Refugee

USD 210 where none of the applicants is a Uganda or a refugee

License fees

UGX300, 000 shillings where one of the applicants is Ugandan

USD 200 where none of the applicants is Ugandan

 

Guidelines

  1. Client makes written request to the Hon. Minister for Justice through the Registrar of Marriages
  2. Attaches registered affidavits and documents in support of their claim
  3. Attaches proof of payment of the prescribed fees to request
  4. The completed marriage notice form and the documents in support of the notice that were submitted to the Registrar of Marriages will be attached.
  5. The entire application will be reviewed by the Registrar of Marriages and if in order, forwarded to the Hon. Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs through the Registrar General for consideration.
  6. Client will be called to collect license after 5 working.