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Frequently Asked Questions about Marriage Record

The Marriage Record certificate is the official document that identifies a legally married couple. The application is either automatically processed 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.

The following are the most frequently asked questions about Marriage Record Certificate:

  1. How much do I pay for a marriage record?

  2. You will pay Rwf 1,500. 

  1. Do I need an IremboGov account to apply for a marriage record?

Yes, you should have an Irembo account to apply for it or visit the nearest Irembo agent for assistance. 

  1. How do I create an Irembo account?

To create an Irembo account, click here

  1. What are the requirements to apply for a marriage record for the first time?

You should have your couple's identification details, legal marriage details, witness and declarant details with a valid phone number, email address, or both.

  1. What is the requirement to apply for a marriage record for the second time after March 2022?

You should have your couple's identification details, a valid phone number, email address, or both. Your couple's information is already saved.

  1. Do I need to pick up my marriage record from the sector I chose during the application process? 

No, The marriage record is an E-certificate. You can download it on IremboGov using the application number or billing number. 

  1. What is the processing time of a marriage record certificate?

The processing time is 1 working day.

  1. What is the validity of the marriage record?

The marriage record has a lifetime validity until you change your civil status.

  1. How do I know the authenticity of the Marriage record generated via IremboGov? 

There are two ways: 

(A) Scan the QR code on the certificate to verify the certificate 

(B) Verify on IremboGov using the application or billing numbers by searching the application.

  1. Can I download another marriage record if the one I had is lost or damaged?

Yes, you can download the certificate as many times as possible.

  1. Can I submit my marriage record application to any sector?

No, you can submit the application to the sector where your marriage record is registered. This is done when you are applying for the first time after March 2022. 


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