Requirements

  1. The banns of marriage should have been published in the church for 21 consecutive days and there should have been no objection to the intended marriage.
  2. Request letter written by Couple (ordinary letter)
  3. Letter by the church stating among others that-:
  • Banns have been read for 21 days and there has been no objection.
  • They will conduct the marriage if license is granted
  1. Copy of the gazette publication of the Church’s license to celebrate marriages.
  2. A copy of the marriage banns of the couple.
  3. Copies of valid passports, refugee IDs or National IDs (for Ugandans)
  4. Registered Affidavits sworn by the couple 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 payment of the prescribed fees

Fees

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 with the following documents attached-:
  • Registered affidavits and documents in support of the couple’s claim
  • Proof of payment of the prescribed fees.
  • Letter by the church stating among others that-:

-Banns have been read for 21 days and there has been no objection.

-They will conduct the marriage if license is granted

  • Copies of valid passports, refugee IDs or National IDs (for Ugandans)
  • Copy of the gazette publication of the Church’s license to celebrate marriages.
  • A copy of the marriage banns of the couple.
  1. 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.
  2. Client will be called to collect license within 5 working days