A wedding is a happy day for newlyweds, which, among other things, is associated with the implementation of state registration of marriage. This procedure requires the payment of a state fee.
From the point of view of the current legislation, marriage is a public service that is provided to newlyweds by the civil registry offices (Civil Registry Office).
Submission of an application to the registry office
The procedure for filing an application for state registration of marriage is regulated by the Family Code of the Russian Federation, registered in the code of laws of our country under number 223-FZ of December 29, 1995. Thus, Article 11 of this regulatory legal act establishes that future newlyweds must first apply to the registry office with an application for marriage registration, and only after a certain time has elapsed from the moment of filing such an application, their marriage can be formalized.
The specified period, as determined by article 11 of the Family Code, in most cases must be at least 1 month from the date of application. At the same time, if necessary, this period can be increased by one more month: thus, marriage registration must take place within 1-2 months from the date of application.
In special cases, the period specified in Article 11 of the Family Code of the Russian Federation, which must elapse between the filing of the application and the actual registration of the marriage, can be reduced. For example, in the event of a child being born, a woman's pregnancy, a threat to the life of one of the applicants, or other specific circumstances, the marriage can be registered right on the day the application is submitted.
Marriage registration fee
Since marriage registration is a public service, a state fee must be paid for its provision. This procedure for the provision of these services also applies to their other types, for example, issuing a passport, changing a name and the like.
Of course, there is no need to come to the registry office with cash. Before you go to submit an application, you will need to visit the bank to pay the state fee for registering a marriage. And in the registry office, it will be enough for you to confirm the fact of payment of the fee by providing a receipt that you will receive at the bank when transferring money.
The amount of the duty payable for state registration of marriage is established by Article 333.26 of Part 2 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation, which has number 117-FZ of August 5, 2000. This section of this regulatory legal act determines that the legal registration of marriage requires the payment of a fee in the amount of 200 rubles. At the same time, the indicated amount includes not only the actions of employees of the registry office, but also the issuance of a corresponding document - a marriage certificate.