When any persons desire to marry under the ordinance within the Accra Metropolis, one of the couple to the intended marriage would have to give notice of the marriage at the Marriage registry of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly for twenty one (21) days.
The Notice is to afford the public the opportunity to raise any questions on the intended notice of marriage.
Information needed for the Notice are :- Husband & Wife Name, Age, Occupation, H/No.
If no impediment or any other lawful hindrance is raised by any one against the marriage within the 21 days of notice of marriage, the registrar then issues a certificate to the couple to enable them to go ahead and celebrate the marriage at any registered place of their choice.
These include the Registrar Generals Department. Any licensed church, or at the premises of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly. The registration Certificate however expires three months from the date notice is given.
If a couple decides to sign the marriage certificate at the premises of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, the Registrations Certificate is presented to the registry on a Monday of the week in which the ceremony is intended and the signing is then performed on Saturday of the same week.
Price for AMA :-
Filing Of Notice GH¢20.00
Registration Certificate GH¢30.00
Signing Ceremony (Weekdays) GH¢150.00
Signing Ceremony (Weekends) GH¢80.00
Customary Marriage GH¢50.00
Search Fee for Marriage, Ordinance GH¢50.00
Search Fee for Marriage, Customary GH¢50.00
Certified True Copy GH¢50.00
Missing Certificate GH¢100.00
Annulled Customary Marriage GH¢50.00
Correction of Error on Marriage Marriage GH¢100.00
*Rates are subject to review yearly via the fee fixing resolution. Now the marriage notice form is available online. The applicant just needs to fill online forms and check the status of the form.
TO MAKE PAYMENTS
MODE OF PAYMENTS
VISA /MASTER CARD
TO APPLY VISIT: www.eservices.gov.gh
TO MAKE PAYMENT FOR OTHER SERVICES(Certified True Copy,Search,etc) VISIT www.epay.gov.gh