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Registration of Customary Marriage With the Assembly

If you are planning to get married in Keta or Ghana, it is important to know that a marriage certificate is a legal requirement. A marriage certificate is an official document that proves that two people are legally married. In Ghana, the process of getting a marriage certificate is simple and straightforward. Here are the steps to follow:

Registration of Place of Worship

Procedure for Registration:

  • Submit an application letter on your church letterhead for processing and approval.

Registration of Customary Marriage Process

  • Application form obtained from the schedule officer at the Municipal Assembly for completion.
  • Application form completed, dully witnessed and returned to the schedule officer with copies of declaration and affidavit obtained from the court attached.
  • Payment of approved fee (subject to review annually by the Assembly) is made at the Municipal Finance Office.
  • Copy of application published for 28 days on Assembly‚Äôs Notice Board
  • Certificate prepared and issued to the applicants after the 28 days publication if no objection is received against the registration.

Registration as Center for Celebration of Marriage

  • Procedure for Registration:
    • Submit application letter on your church letterhead.
    • Management to constitute a Technical Team.
    • Team conduct inspection within seven (7) working days.
    • Inspection Recommendation submitted for Approval.
    • The recommendation application with inspection report forwarded to Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC) within 3 days.