A marriage record certificate is an official document that identifies a legally married couple. The application is either automatically processed and generated by the Civil Registration System or manually processed by local government authorities at the sector level, who confirm that the information provided for the Marriage Record is correct. Rwandan citizens are eligible for this service.
If the marriage record is already registered in the Civil Registration System, the information about the marriage record is automatically fetched and the applicant does not fill out any other details. The applicant receives the marriage record as soon as they pay. No Civil Registration Officer (CRO) action is needed. The CRO action is only needed when the user is not registered in the Civil Registration System When the applicant enters their email while applying for this service, the certificate is sent to their email addresses without downloading it on the IremboGov platform.
The processing time is 1 working day; the service costs 2,000 Rwf.
Applicants should have an Irembo account or visit the nearest Irembo agent for assistance.
Click here to find out how to create an account on IremboGov.
To apply for this service you should have a national ID number, a Citizen Application Number, a National Identification Number (NIN) or have a spouse with any of the above.
The Citizen Application Number is acquired at the sector where the applicant is registered and,
A National Identification Number (NIN) can be acquired once an applicant’s information is saved in the Civil Registration System by the Civil Registration Officer.
Attachment required is the Marriage act or other proof of marriage.
Attachment should be 1MB; format PDF.
Applicants should have a valid phone number, email address, or both.
Follow these simple steps to apply for a marriage record:
1. Visit www.irembo.gov.rw and click on Log In to start applying for this service.
2. Under Family, click on Marriage Services.
3. Choose the marriage service you want: “Marriage Record” and click on Apply.
4. Fill in the Couple’s Identification Details and the details will be retrieved and displayed on the right side of the page.
5. After filling in the Couple Identification Details, enter the Couple’s residence details.
6. Enter the Marriage Details. The details will be retrieved and displayed on the right side of the page.
7. Enter the Processing Details. The details will be retrieved and displayed on the right side of the page.
8. Attach the required documents in the right format and size.
9. Click Next to proceed.
10. Verify that the information is true, enter a phone number and/or email address, check the verification box, and click on Submit.
11. A billing Number/ID (88…) will be generated for payment, Click Pay
12. Applicants choose the mode of payment: offline (MTN, Airtel, or BK) or online (Visa or MasterCard). For more information about payment modes, click here.
NOTE: After applying and successfully paying via IremboGov and after the Civil Registration Officer of the processing sector has approved it, the applicant receives an SMS/Email notifying them that the certificate is available and they can download it on the IremboGov platform.
The information will be updated in the Civil Registration System. The next time, an applicant will not go through the same process again but instead will do the following;
Enter the Identification Document Type and Number, the application form will automatically be filled with the previous information then click Next.
Summary details will be displayed. Enter a phone number and/or email address, check the verification box, click on Submit.
A billing Number/ID (88…) will be generated for payment, Click Pay.
And the applicants choose the mode of payment: offline (MTN, Airtel, or BK) or online (Visa or MasterCard). For more information about payment modes, click here.
NOTE: As soon as the application has been successfully paid for via IremboGov, the application is generated automatically since the information is already saved in the Civil Registration System and does not require any action from the Civil Registration Officer.