The General Consulate issues a Marriage Certificate (زوجیت خط) for already married couples, who live in Canada. Both husband and wife MUST be present at the consulate at the time of appointment along with FIVE adult witnesses/testifiers.
Please read the following information and instructions carefully:
- APPOINTMENT: Applicants MUST book an appointment online prior to coming to the General Consulate . Clients with no prior appointments will not be serviced.
- VISIT IN PERSON: Both husband and wife and FIVE adult witnesses MUST be present at the Embassy at the time of appointment along with a request letter and required documents.
- REQUEST LETTER: A request letter outlining the required services, date and place of marriage should be submitted to the General Consulate at the time of appointment.
- MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE FORM (فورم زوجیت خط): This form needs to be completed in the General Consulate . It can be downloaded from the bottom of this page.
- REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
- Please read the information below carefully and prepare for your appointment accordingly.
- It is necessary to first, download the Basic Information Form (Marriage Certificate Form) from this page and carefully fill it up in order to prepare for obtaining the Marriage Certificate.
The following persons and documents MUST be present at the General Consulate during your appointment.
A. Proof of Identity. (1) One copy of Tazkira or Afghan Passport of both applicants; (2) one copy of Tazkira or Afghan passport of each testifier and witness; and (3) one copy of Canada Residence Permit of the applicants and testifiers/witnesses.
B. Photographs. (1) Two recent photographs (size: 1x1 inches) of both applicants; (2) two recent photographs of each testifier/witness.
C. Testifiers (اقرار کنندگان): THREE adult testifiers should be present at the time of appointment along with the applicants. All three testifiers should have their proof of identities and photographs ready as stated in paragraph A and B. They should know the couple personally and should be aware of their marriage.
D. Witnesses (شاهدان): in addition to the 3 testifiers, TWO adult witnesses should be present at the time of appointment along with the applicants. Both witnesses should have their proof of identities and photographs ready as stated in paragraph A and B.
- FEE: An applicant should pay 125.00 USD for ONE application. This fee is payable to " General Consulate of Afghanistan in Vancouver - Canada".
- Once the applicants visit the General Consulate at the time of their appointment, proof of identity and documents will be checked at the front desk. If all the required documents are complete and both husband and wife and 5 adult witnesses/testifiers are present, the process of preparing a Marriage Certificate begins. The Marriage Certificate will be ready and given to the applicants on the same day or depending on the work load may be sent by post through the registered return envelope provided by the applicants.
- Notes: For One Marriage Certificate, SEVEN adults are required at the General Consulate (Husband and Wife + THREE Testifiers + TWO Witnesses) Note: please bring along all necessary documents and photographs at the time of your appointment. The General Consulate does not have printing and copying facilities for its clients.
- There is no refund policy for this service.
READY TO APPLY?
If you have read the information given above and are ready to apply, please download a Marriege Certificate form and book an online appointment, please note that if you are applying family, you need to book separate appointments for each application