The Federal Ministry of Interior has released the details of new fees payable in respect of statutory marriages and the licensing of places of worship for the conduct of marriage.

Below are the details of the fees as confirmed by TheNigeriaLawyer (TNL) from the Ministry’s website: www.ecitibiz.interior.gov.ng

1. Special marriages – – N35,000
2. Ordinary marriages – – N21,000
3. Attestation of marital status – – N20,000
4. Change of marriage venue – – N30,000
5. Verification of documents – – N15,000
6. Certified True Copies (CTC) – – N15,000
7. Certificate re-issue Standard – N/A
8. Place of worship license – – N30,000 (2 years)
9. Renewal of place of worship license – N30,000 (1 year)
10. Marriage Certificate at N100 each
in booklets of 25 certificates and
minimum order of 2 booklets – – N5,000

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LICENSING OF CHURCHES TO MAKE THEM QUALIFY TO CONDUCT MARRIAGES:

1. Identity Card Of Place of Worship Representative
2. Certificate Of Occupancy
3. Certificate Of Incorporation
4. First Five Pages And The Last Page of Place of Worship Constitution
5. Ordination Certificate of Minister
6. Photographs of the Interior and Exterior Views of the Place of Worship (Two Copies Each)
7. Minister‘s Identification
8. Passport Photographs of Minister
9. Power of Attorney

Practical Considerations to Negotiate an Enforceable Joint Operating Agreement in Civil Law Jurisdictions (Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2020) By Professor Damilola S. Olawuyi, LL. B (1st Class), BL (1st Class), LL.M (Calgary), LL.M (Harvard), DPhil (Oxford), Professor of Law and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria, www.damilolaolawuyi.com. & Professor Eduardo G. Pereira, LL. B (Brazil), LL.M (Aberdeen), PhD (Aberdeen),www.eduardogpereira.com   

Book information For more information or to order your copies, please contact Mr. Keji Kolawole: [email protected] , Tel: +234 81 40000 988

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