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FG Slashes Marriage Licence Fees

The Federal Government has approved the reduction of marriage licence fees in the country.

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Mohammed Manga, Director Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Interior, made this known in a statement on Monday.

He quoted Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior, as making the disclosure in a Public Notice signed by the Georgina Ehuriah, Permanent Secretary and Principal Registrar of Marriages in Nigeria.

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The minister approved that the reduction of fees chargeable for services related to the Statutory Marriage under the Marriage Act CAP M6 LFN 2004 to commence from Wednesday, July 1.

He appealed to stakeholders to take advantage of the reduction in fees to licence their Places of Public Worship.

The fees chargeable for the Issuance of Fresh Marriage Licence to a place of Public Worship has been reduced from N30,000 for two years to N6,000 yearly, payable for five years in the first instance.

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He said further that “for the Renewal of Marriage Licence by a Place of Public Worship, the sum of N5,000 has been approved per year, payable for three years at each instance, as against the N30,000 earlier charged annually”.

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The minister added that “the fees chargeable for Statutory Ordinary Marriage has also been cut down from N21,000 to N15,000 while that of Statutory Special Licence has been slashed from N35,000 to N25,000”.

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