Requirements

  1. Written Request by CAO to the Hon. Minister for Justice through the Registrar of Marriages.
  2. One of the parties to the marriage should be a resident of that district where the marriage is proposed to take place. ( LC1 letters for both)
  3. A 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. Documentary evidence to support the reasons stated in the affidavits
  6. Copies of valid passports or National ID for Ugandan, or a refugee ID in the case of refugees.
  7. Proof of residence
  8. Proof of payment of the prescribed fees
  9. One passport photo each
  10. 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. The Chief Administrative officer of the district forwards the application for a special to the Hon. Minister for Justice through the Registrar General
  2. Attaches certifies copies of the following documents-:
  • Registered affidavits and documents in support of the couple’s claim
  • A notice form completed and signed by the parties
  • Proof of residence of each of the parties
  • A copy of the valid passport, Refugee ID or a national ID (for Ugandans)
  • 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
  • One passport photo for each of the parties
  • Proof of payment of the prescribed fees
  1. 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. Chief Administrative Officer will be notified to collect license from URSB within 5 working days.