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Application for Search of Marriage Records in Hong Kong and/or Certified Copy of Marriage Certificate

Before Applying

Application for Search of Marriage Records in Hong Kong and/or Certified Copy of Marriage Certificate


Important Notice

The purposes of establishing marriage records in Hong Kong under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap.181, Laws of Hong Kong) are:

  1. to enable the Registrar of Marriages to keep all marriage records in Hong Kong in order to fulfill his statutory obligations under the Marriage Ordinance and related subsidiary legislation; and
  2. to verify the identity, age, family relationship, marital status, etc. of the person concerned legitimately, or for other lawful purposes prescribed, authorised or permitted by law.

In processing an applicant’s request, the Registrar shall take into account the supplementary information, including the purpose(s) and intended use of the search result and requested records, and all supporting documents, if any, provided by the applicant.

Applying

Application for Search of Marriage Records in Hong Kong and/or Certified Copy of Marriage Certificate


 

After Applying

Application for Search of Marriage Records in Hong Kong and/or Certified Copy of Marriage Certificate


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28-12-2021