Special Marriage



Immigration Specialist Lawyer

Barrister M. Rafiqul Islam Chowdhury is the First Licensed Registrar in Bangladesh under The Special Marriage Act, 1872 to register special marriages. Bangladeshi and Foreigner can register their marriage in accordance with The Special Marriage Act, 1872.


Chittagong: 51/D, Amirbag R/A, Mehedibag
Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Dhaka: 4, Mohakhalia C/A (3rd Floor) 
Opposite Bhan Bhaban 
Mohakhali, Dhaka, 1212, Bangladesh.

Tel: 88-01976-212226
E-mail: marriage.registrar.bd@gmail.com
Web: www.specialmarriageregistrar.com



Bangladesh Government has made provision of registration of Special Marriages which came into force on April-2012. Bangladeshi and Foreigner can register their marriage in accordance with The Special Marriage Act, 1872.

Therefore, from April, 2012 “Certificate of Marriage” of Bangladeshi and Foreigner received or issued from City Corporation or simply affidavit executed before the Notary Public or Magistrate Court shall have no legal effect according to The Special Marriage Act, 1872 and shall not be considered by Foreign Embassies/Consulates/High Commissions in Bangladesh and even by Foreign Immigration Departments abroad such as USCIS, UKBA etc.

Special Marriages Bridegroom-Bride are advised to contact our office directly to Register their marriage.


Muslim, Hindu Marriage Registration & Court Marriage

M.R. I. Chowdhury & Associates also assists Muslim man and woman to register their marriages into Kazi Office and also assist Hindu man and woman to Register their marriages. We also assist for Court Marriages.

Please contact us by telephone (88) 01976-212226 or send us e-mail at marriage.registrar.bd@gmail.com for detailed consultation.



Special Marriage between Foreigners under The Special Marriage Act, 1872 and Success of U.S. Immigrant Visa

My IR-1 immigrant visa was denied due to only issue regarding legality and validity of my marriage documents in Bangladesh which I obtained from the Notary Public and Chittagong City Corporation. Later, I engaged Barrister M. R. I. Chowdhury, Immigration Specialist Lawyer. He then drawn immediate attention our issue to the Ministry of Law,Read More

Meghan Simpson

Meghan Simpson

Texas, USA.

Special Marriage between Bangladeshi and European and Success of UK Settlement Visa / EEA Family Permit.

I am a EU Citizen. I first met with Barrister Rafiqul Islam Chowdhury before my ceremony. I felt very comfortable with him. When me and my wife visited website of Barrister Chowdhury, we found about his one stop service, which means Barrister Chowdhury is a dual qualified professional. He is not only Bangladesh Government Licensed Read More

Ottó Urbán

Ottó Urbán


Special Marriage between Bangladeshi and Australian and Success of Spouse / Partner Visa.

I am an Australian Citizen. I hired Barrister M. R. I. Chowdhury, Immigration Lawyer to represent my Spouse's Australian Settlement / Partner Visa. Later, Australian High Commission, Dhaka questioned about legality of divorce of my prior marriage. Later, Barrister Chowdhury registered our Marriage under his official capacity as "Special Marriage Registrar"Read More

Nusrat Zareen

Nusrat Zareen

Perth, Australia.


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