Requirements

  1. Written Request by couple ( ordinary letter ) addressed to Hon. Minister Of Justice and Constitutional Affairs through the Registrar General
  2. One of the parties to the marriage should be resident in Kampala.
  3. Affidavit in support of request with details stating why the license should be granted. The affidavits should be registered with the Registrar of Documents.
  4. Documentary evidence to support the reasons stated in the affidavit.
  5. Copies of valid passports or National ID for Ugandan, or a refugee ID in the case of refugees.
  6. Proof of residence in Kampala
  7. Proof of payment of the prescribed fees
  8. One passport photo each
  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 his/her claim
  3. A notice form completed and signed by one of the parties
  4. Proof of residence of each of the parties
  5. A copy of the valid passport, Refugee ID or a national ID (for Ugandans)
  6. One passport photo for each of the parties
  7. Proof of payment of the prescribed fees
  8. 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
  9. 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.
  10. Client will be called to collect license within 5 working days