Marriage Certificates

The Embassy does not provide services pertaining to Marriage except for general enquiries.

These are obtained on the day of marriage at the Magistrate’s Court (i.e. if it’s a court wedding) or in church for church wedding.

Requirements for obtaining a Marriage Certificate:

  • Names of the married couple
  • Date of Marriage
  • Chapter type of Marriage

Requirements for foreign nationals coming to Zimbabwe specifically to get married:

 If getting married in court:

  • Passports of bride and groom; and
  • Divorce decree (if divorced)
  • Death certificate (if widowed)
  • Two witnesses
If getting married in church:
  • Marriage license issued by court; and
  • No marriage certificate (or Certificate of Non-Impediment) issued by authorities in country of residence.