Getting married in India: information note on NOC

The UK government's offices in India no longer issue ‘No Objection Certificate’ for marriage registrations to British nationals.



As of 1 August 2013 the British High Commission in New Delhi and its offices in India ceased issuing a ‘No Objection Certificate’ for marriage registrations. The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India was informed of this change.

British Nationals can now download the information note to present to registrars which explains how marriage is legislated in the UK.

Updates to this page

Published 6 August 2013
Last updated 12 September 2023 + show all updates
  1. Updated - No Objection Certificates for marriage registrations

  2. Updated information note on issuing of NOC for marriage registrations to British nationals.

  3. First published.

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