It is important to point out that there are two types of marriage certificates in Pakistan:
Nikkah Khawan (Nikah Registrar) solemnizes the Nikaah. He prepares the Urdu Nikahnama with an official stamp and signature.
Urdu Nikahnama consists of signatures of the bride, bridegroom, and witnesses, etc.
NADRA (Islamic) marriage certificate has details about a married couple both in Urdu and English. Foreign authorities accept NADRA Marriage Registration Certificate to confirm the wedding contract between couples.
Pakistani Marriage Certificate is a prerequisite for a family visa, spouse visa for UK or USA. It has global acceptance since the Government of Pakistan issues it.
Who Issue Computerized Marriage Certificate in Pakistan?
NADRA does not issue the marriage certificate. Following authorities issue Marriage Certificate:
Certificate can be got from Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Hyderabad, and Peshawar
For people living in small cities, TMA offices are the issuing authorities. Islamabad residents can get their marriage certificates from the Arbitration Council office.
Make sure all the details of your marriage certificate are error-free. Match them with your official documents. You can ask for correction if there is any typo mistake by the issuing office.
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