How to register for your marriage in Singapore?

How to register for your marriage?

Age Requirements

  • 21 years and above.
  • For person aged between 18 and 21 years, the applicant will require the parents consent to marry. Both parents and two witnesses above 21 years old with NRICs/passport must also be present during the solemnisation of marriage.
  • For person under the age of 18, the applicant will be required to apply for a special marriage license.

Other Requirements

  • For marriage between a Singaporean/Permanent Resident (PR) and a foreigner :

If the foreigner is a work-permit holder, prior approval must be obtained from the Controller of Work Permits, Ministry of Manpower.

  • For marriage between foreigners :

One of the applicant must have stayed in Singapore continuously for at least 15 days before the date of the Notice of Marriage.


  • Apply for the Notice of Marriage at or web kiosks at ROM.
  • You can also choose to e-file your Notice of Marriage.
  • It has to be applied at least 21 days and up to 3 months before the date of solemnisation (wedding date).

Documents to prepare for electronic filing of notice of marriage

For Applicants

Singaporean: NRIC or Birth Certificate

Permanent Resident (PR): NRIC or Birth Certificate

Foreigners: NRIC or Birth Certificate , Passport

  • For Divorcee : Original or certified true copy of the Decree Nisi Absolute will also be required.
  • For Widowed Person : Death Certificate of late spouse.

Witnesses (2 Persons)

  • full name as appeared on NRICs or passports
  • NRICs or Passport numbers

Solemnisation Details

  • Date & Time
  • Venue (full address as this will appear on your marriage certificate)
  • Solemniser's name & license number
  • Solemniser's consent

Marriage Fees

  • Acceptable mode of payment is Credit Card.

Other advice

  • As the choice date for solemnisation of marriages may not be available as it had been fully-booked by others, it is advisable to choose alternative dates before you file for your notice of marriage.
  • It is advisable to shop for your wedding rings at least 6 weeks before your wedding date. This will ensure that the jeweller has ample time to re-order the rings that you want, if they were out of stock.
  • Etiquette towards the solemniser
    • 1. Language preference for solemnisation
    • 2. Requirement(s) such as meeting up and/or pre-marriage preparation
    • 3. Invite your Solemniser personally (third party such as a relative or wedding planner is not entertained)
  • Note that your Solemniser sacrifices personal time and efforts when he/she accepts your invitation to grace your joyous occasion as Guest-of-Honour. As a gesture of appreciation, please ensure that he/she is warmly received, entertained, and reimbursed for transport to and from your wedding venue.

Web site:


Registry of Marriages
7 Canning Rise Singapore 179869

Main line: Tel (info): 63387808 Fax: 63393328

Operating Hours :

Mondays to Fridays : 8.30 am - 12.30 noon/ 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm

Saturdays : 8.00 am - 12 noon

Sundays and Public Holidays : Closed

Marriage Life Is a Big Jigsaw Puzzle

Marriage life won't be a typical fairy tale forever although it may end with a happily ever after.... There are many ups and downs along the way. Most of the time, you will feel like you are trying very hard to manage all the jigsaw pieces, you are trying to form the jigsaw puzzle but just can't find that missing pieces.
When you are single, life is a piece of empty canvas, you are born to be a painter, you can use whatever colour you like to paint the canvas of your life, every single canvas of life is an art work, sure there is someone in this world know to appreciate it. Until one day, you meet your another life partner, you finally decide to go into marriage life. From the day you say "I Do.", there are no more canvas art, only left the jigsaw puzzle, both of you must work hard to match all the jigsaw pieces, and you can't bear to lose any pieces along the way...
Once you get into marriage life, it does mean you have chosen your jigsaw puzzle. You have decided what picture you want. Yeah, you may find some other beautiful pieces in the future, but I can say it is impossible to be fixed into your exiting one, marriage is like the jigsaw puzzle, every one of the jigsaw piece is unique and can't be replaced.
Marriage life is a very demanding life.... it is not just about you alone but your partner, both of your family, the people around you... and much more. They are all your jigsaw pieces, you can't finish you jigsaw puzzle if you have missed any one piece.
There is nothing worse than finding that your puzzle nearly done, The very last piece is missing. You wonder where it's gone.

Creating Slideshows For Your Wedding Photo

Apart from uploading photos of your wedding or engagement to the Internet, you can also put in interactive slide shows with animation.

One of the best method is to upload your photos to the free slide show website like

You can even add in the music to play when your slide is being viewed. Isn’t this cool?

A Good Husband

When a wife has a good husband it is easily seen in her face.

Happy Marriage

All marriages are happy. It's living together after wards that is difficult.