Which body exercises state registration of a marriage?

State registration of marriage is exercised by:

  • the territorial body of the Civil Status Acts Registration Agency (if a relevant statement of information of a place of residence is available) in the place of registration of either one of those entering into a marriage, or
  • the chamber for solemn registration of a marriage or birth under the system of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia (address: 3 Zakyan Street, 3rd building, Kentron Administrative District, city of Yerevan, Tel.: +374-10-520230).

Registration of marriage of the citizens residing without permanent registration is exercised by the body of the Civil Status Acts Registration Agency in the place of temporary residence of a citizen entering into a marriage. In such case, a citizen must submit a statement of information from the place of temporary residence issued by competent bodies.

If an application on marriage is submitted by a serviceman willing to get married, as per the place of service, the place of accommodation of a relevant military unit or an institution is considered as the place of residence of the serviceman. A serviceman submits a statement of information from the place of military service.