Marriage Registration

Registering a Marriage

Find out how to register a marriage, including giving notice of intended marriage, celebrating a marriage and post-registration of marriage.

Book Appointment for Giving of Notice of Intended Marriage

You can make an appointment online for giving of notice of intended marriage. Access the service here.

Online Submission of Information Required for Registration of Marriage

You can submit the information required for registration of marriage online. Access the service here.

Marriage Registries

Look up the locations and office hours of the Marriage Registries in Hong Kong.

Getting Married

Find out the Government information and services related to getting married, including pre-marital services, marriage registration and travel advice.

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

Find out how to apply for a search of Marriage Records in Hong Kong and/or a Certified Copy of a Marriage Certificate.

Applying for a Certificate of Absence of Marriage Record

Find out how and where to apply for a certificate of absence of marriage record, the application fees and the collection method.

Civil Celebrants of Marriages Scheme

Learn more about the Civil Celebrants of Marriages Scheme, including the list of appointed Civil Celebrants of Marriages.

Applying Online for a Search of Marriage Records in Hong Kong and/or Certified Copy of Marriage Certificate

You may apply for a search for marriage records in Hong Kong and / or a certified copy of a marriage certificate online. Access the service here.

Applying Online for a Certificate of Absence of Marriage Records

You may apply for a Certificate of Absence of Marriage Records online. Access the service here.

Important Notice

Service suspension of Cotton Tree Drive Marriage Registry for air-conditioning system replacement works

Services of the Cotton Tree Drive Marriage Registry will be suspended from 5 to 29 April 2017 for undergoing air-conditioning system replacement works.  During the service suspension period of the Cotton Tree Drive Marriage Registry, the nearby City Hall Marriage Registry will enhance the marriage solemnisation related services accordingly.  Marrying parties wishing to celebrate their marriage at marriage registries may also choose to use the marriage solemnisation service at other marriage registries, including Tsim Sha Tsui Marriage Registry, Sha Tin Marriage Registry and Tuen Mun Marriage Registry.  Members of the public wishing to apply for search of marriage records, certified copies of marriage certificates or certificates of absence of marriage record may submit the applications to the abovementioned four marriage registries and the Marriage Registration and Records Office in Admiralty, or by post or through the internet.

Besides, for applicants who have opted the Cotton Tree Drive Marriage Registry for collection of the results in respect of applications for search of marriage records, the certified copies of marriage certificate and certificates of absence of marriage record, they may approach the Marriage Registration and Records Office in Admiralty during the former’s service suspension period to collect these results there.