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Now one applicant can fill in the data, and the second will only have to accept the invitation and pay the state fee.

Apply for marriage registration through a single public services portal it just got easier. One applicant needs to fill in the details of both future spouses, and the second will only have to accept the invitation and pay the state fee.

“Previously, newlyweds had to fill out and check their personal data through their profile. And only after that, pay the state fee and wait for confirmation. Now there is no such need, and the application procedure has become more intuitive. All steps when filling out data, choosing a place, date and time are simple and straightforward and will not take much time – about 10-15 minutes. More than 45 percent of newlyweds in 2021 chose the electronic method of submitting an application for marriage, ”said the press service of the Moscow Civil Registry Office.

To submit an application online, the groom or bride will need to enter the data of passports, SNILS of both registrants and documents on divorce (if this is not the first registration). After that, it is proposed to choose the place of marriage – registry offices, wedding palaces and mobile sites. Then a list of available dates opens, when you click on a date, free time is shown. Upon completion of the selection, the time on the site is automatically booked, and an invitation is sent to the second applicant by e-mail. It must be answered within 24 hours.

The invitation will contain a link, by clicking on which the second applicant must confirm his personal data. Then he will be offered to pay the state duty – 245 rubles (with a 30 percent discount when submitting online (standard state duty – 350 rubles). After payment, the application status must indicate that the final booking has been confirmed on the selected date.

Since the beginning of 2021, more than 50 thousand marriage applications have been submitted in the capital. Most of all were received in the wedding palaces No. 1, 3 and 5, in the Tagansky, Shipilovsky and Kutuzovsky departments of the registry office, as well as in the Wedding Palace at VDNKh. Of all the applications accepted, over 45 percent are online.

You can apply for marriage registration in person at the registry office or the Wedding Palace, but by appointment. You can make an appointment by calling the unified reference service of the city of Moscow: +7 (495) 777-77-77. The operator of the information service will connect with the registry office or the palace to which you need to register.

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