Apply for Your Marriage Certificate Online
Partners intending to be married can rest easy after the government simplified the application process by making the service accessible online. Speaking in Nakuru on Friday, March 10, Immigration and Citizen Services PS Prof. Julius Bitok said that the Office of the Attorney General (AG) had simplified the process of legalising marriages and moved the process to the e-Citizen platform (an online platform that facilitates online application for most government processes and procedures).
The applicants, after application is submitted, will be subjected to interviews before their union is ratified. This can then allow couples to plan for a wedding to solemnise the marriage. For those interested, they can review on how much the wedding will cost them here in Kenya.
The PS further noted that marriage application was part of more than 5,000 services moved to the digital platform easing service delivery by the Government.
“One of the examples of services that have gone digital is marriages. If you want to get married, you can now apply for a marriage certificate from the comfort of your phone where you apply online, go for interviews and get your marriage certificate online,” said Bitok.
The new development means that couples wishing to register their unions do not have to manually file paperwork with the Registrar of Marriages at the Office of the Attorney General.
The Registrar of Marriages noted that the system had been tested to ensure that there are no technical hiccups during the application process.