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Legal Requirements For Foreigners To Get Married in Dubai

  • August 4, 2020
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We are entailed with some of the legalities that should be fulfilled in order to get married in Dubai and are summarized below:

Residency is not a must but age and witnesses are:

The thing that comes first is that you have to know regarding the residency requirements are not a must for getting married in Dubai, United The Arab Emirates. The people who are willing to get married in Dubai, they should have in their instinct that the paperwork almost takes 4 weeks. The age of both the men and the women must be above 18 but the bride and groom should not be related as well. There should be 2 witnesses along with their ID proofs. Note that the legalities or the paperwork might differ from nationality to nationality. That is why make certain you check out on your home country’s embassy for all the legal requirements of getting married.

Obtain a Marriage License in Dubai (that is strictly for Foreigners/ Expatriates)

If you are a Non-Muslim who is living in UAE, you may sort out your wedding at a church or an embassy in UAE.

Required documents

You should bring along all the required documents and papers in order to get registered for marriage which includes the following:

  • ·         Your birth certificates
  • ·         Passports
  • ·         Photocopies
  • ·         Witnesses etc

You can take assistance from advocates in Dubai.

Certificate language

If you want to get your marriage certificate in the English language, you can do so but the Arabic translation would still be requisite. After you take delivery of both the versions of your marriage certificate (English and Arabic), you can take the certificates to the Notary public Dubai.

Ministry of Justice (MoJ) will do the additional authentication of the certificates. Moreover, the certificates will then approach the MOFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) for further authentication.

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