Questions tagged [weddings]

Questions regarding getting married while traveling to another location.

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Why do I need to report to the police when I visit Indonesia?

I will go to Indonesia to marry my fiancee. She tells me that when I arrive there, at her village called Cianjur, I have to report to the police. I don't understand these procedures well so I am ...
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Can you get married while traveling?

As a traveler getting married while traveling must be the ultimate experience. Can you actually legally get married while traveling?
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Can the ship's captain really perform your wedding when in international waters?

On the question about whether you can get married while travelling, Mark Mayo posted a comment that any marriage has to be on dry land or close to it. But I'm sure all of us have heard of ships' ...
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Same sex marriage in the UK for foreigners on vacation

While visiting our friends in the UK on vacations and would like to get married there, but neither of us are citizens of the UK. Does the UK allow same sex marriage for two foreigners on vacation ...
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Are these intended activities legal to do in the USA under the VWP?

I'm a British citizen traveling to the USA next month with an ESTA to see my fiancee. I'm traveling there to plan our wedding, talk about a location to get married, and probably finalise a date and a ...
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Can I travel visa-free in Europe as a spouse of an EU citizen?

I have been living in Cyprus for two years with my boyfriend. I am South African and he is British. We will be getting married in Cyprus this month Once married will I be able to travel freely within ...
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Visa rules regarding travel back to the UK with wife I married abroad

I am planning to marry my Uruguayan fiancé in Santiago Chile and we are looking to head back to the UK (I am a British National) to visit my family early next year. Would my wife be able to travel ...
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Visa effect of difference in marital status on passport vs reality

I got my passport when I was single. I then married and divorced after 7-8 months. Now I am applying for a visa where it asks for marital status as: singe/never married, divorced and so on. Do I need ...
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Can I marry in the UK while on a standard visitor visa?

I am planning to go to the UK with a standard visitor visa. I will meet my girlfriend there. If we all of a sudden decide to marry, can we? My girlfriend is Lithuanian who just works and lives ...
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Can having a second wife affect my Australian visa processing/stay?

I am already married and I am in the process of marrying another woman. Moreover, I am also in the process of getting Australian visa to study. I know that Australian laws do not recognize the taking ...
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Can you register a same-sex marriage while a tourist rather than a resident?

Of course there is Las Vegas. But so far, the US does not recognize same-sex marriage. Only 13 countries so far seem to have recognized the right to conduct same-sex marriage. If you are not a ...
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Dos and don'ts at a Vietnamese wedding

I'm invited to a wedding in Ho Chi Minh City. I know virtually nothing about Vietnam, I'll be there for the first time in my life. I know a little about Asian culture, but the only country I've ...
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Is it possible for non US citizen tourists to get married in Las Vegas?

I see this in many movies but I ask myself if it's true - can I just go to Las Vegas with my girlfriend and get married? If yes, do I need any documents from my home country (such as to prove that I ...
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Which countries allow tourists to get married without the long wait for the marriage licence?

I am a 19 year old girl and my guy is 22. We live in the Middle East, and it's hard for us to get married here before I turn 21. We are planning on marrying outside the Middle East. What countries ...
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Will U.S airport or border patrol officials ask about my wife?

I plan to travel out of the country with a family member person who doesn't know that I am married (we're both U.S citizens). When we go through U.S custom to scan passports, would the border patrol ...
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What is an appropriate gift for an Indian wedding?

I will be attending a Hindu wedding in the state of Odisha in India in the near future. The wedding is between a the brother of a friend of mine and his new bride. I will be traveling from the US, ...
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Can an Egyptian national marry a Bulgarian national in Bulgaria while on a tourist visa?

I am a citizen of Egypt. Would I be allowed to get married in Bulgaria while visiting Bulgaria on a tourist visa? If it matters, my fiancée is Bulgarian.
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Non-EU visiting UK together with EU spouse and UK marriage certificate

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Residence_card_of_a_family_member_of_a_Union_citizen Implementation in the United Kingdom As of 6th April 2015, the non-EU family members of an EU national who ...
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Going back to the USA on ESTA after K1 visa and marriage

I'm a US citizen and my wife is from Australia. About 3 years ago we applied for a K1 visa for her to come to the US and we had 3 months to get married, and we did that. However, after we got married ...
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Switching from UK tourist visa to fiancé visa

I currently hold a UK short term tourist visa. Recently we have decided to marry with my partner (who lives in UK), who I've been together with for 5 years. For us to register the marriage in UK I ...
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Does a US citizen, lawfully in the UK, need a specific visa to get married there?

My fiance is a US citizen and we intend to get married in the UK. We recently spoke to a lawyer (pro-bono) and she told us that as he is legally in the UK, the stamp in his passport shows he has been ...
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Visa required for marrying an Australian citizen in Australia, when neither party is or intends to be resident

I am an Austrian (EU) citizen, and my fiancée is an Australian/British dual-citizen. We cohabit in the UK. We intend to get married and honeymoon in Australia next month and then return to the UK. ...
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What I need to know when going to typical (traditional) wedding ceremony in Philippines?

I'm going with my girlfriend in December for the wedding ceremony and party in Philippines. They're catholic. It's much different from EU weddings? Are there any basics that we need to know (any ...
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Same-sex marriage in Paris?

I don't live in France but would like to get married under the Eiffel tower. Is this possible? Can someone provide some information on the rules regarding same-sex marriage in France for foreigners?
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Same sex marriage in the US for foreigners on vacation

While visiting our friends in the US on vacations we would like to get married there, but neither of us are citizens of the US. Which states allowing same sex marriage in the US for two foreigners on ...
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Marriage in the UK and go back to our country

My fiancé and I are planning to visit the UK and get married. We both are Indian citizens. I live in India and he is in the US on an H1B visa. Can we marry in the UK and go back to our home after that?...
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How can a US citizen and a UK citizen marry in the UK?

I am a US citizen. My fiancee lives in the UK and we would like to get married in the UK. I understand that a Marriage Visitor Visa is the thing to apply for in this case. However, in order to get ...
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Can I marry Non-Eu in The UK as Eu Citizen? [closed]

I am Eu citizen working in UK and would like to marry a girl non-Eu living in Indonesia. Is it possible for her to come in the UK and marry here and then stay in the UK. What documents we need and ...
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Re-entering the UK after our honeymoon [closed]

I am an Australian citizen with an Australian passport. I currently hold a UK marriage visitor visa and my fiancee and I are getting married in September. After our marriage we are planning to go ...
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Ban for 5 years.. accused of using false documents

Am I able to apply for a marriage visa in Germany after being banned for 5 yrs?? Do I have a chance to enter Germany if I get married in my country? I am banned for 5 years after being accused of ...
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Religious wedding after civil wedding

I am currently applying for a marriage visitor visa for UK and am wondering if we could have our religious wedding (Church Blessing with a certified Minister who has already accepted to give us the ...
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UK Marriage Visitor Visa (MVV) refusal and subsequent fresh application

I just want to ask some questions regarding my visa application for civil partnership visit visa but it was refused. The decision and The onus is on an applicant to demonstrate that they meet ...
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Can I get married and then still go visit to the USA on my same tourist visa I had before changing my maiden name and being married?

I am a Paraguayan citizen who has visited the USA once four years ago. I am planning to obtain a tourist visa to go meet my fiancés family for two weeks in January. My fiancé is an American citizen. ...
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OVERSTAYING IN US with the visa waiver program / ESTA

I have a question, I am German. I have entered United States with the visa waiver program / ESTA that allows you to be 3 months as tourist in the United States. But I stayed more than 3 months in US ...
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Plane booking - owner changed her name after getting married

In many countries, the wife takes the husband name after getting married. Let's say that a woman changes her last name, but she had a booking using her previous last name. She also has a marriage ...
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UK Marriage visitor visa after marriage and change of passport [closed]

I am planning to marry my fiance in the UK. He is a British citizen living in the UK, and I am a Turkish citizen living in Germany. I will apply for the marriage visitor visa. However, we are trying ...
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May I re-enter UK on a marriage visa that is about to expire? [closed]

In my Philippine passport I have a marriage visa for the UK valid until the end of the year. May I return to the UK on that visa before it expires? Me and my fiance haven't had a chance to get married ...
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Will I be granted a Swiss reunification Visa after I was refused a student visa?

I applied for a Swiss student's visa as a means to go and meet my fiance (we are both Cameroonians) but was refused as I come from a risk country (Cameroon). The reason for refusal was that they were ...
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Marriage Visitor visa for UK if illegal immigrant

I'm a Venezuelan national and have been living in Spain as a student for 4.5 years with valid stay until April 27, 2018. I'm currently withouth a valid spanish document, which means I'm already ...
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Same sex marriage in USA on visit/tourist visa?

I am Sri Lankan male to female transgender person (but my travel document still lists me as male) and have a boyfriend from the United States. Can we get married in the USA on a visit visa or tourist ...
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Non-EU citizen working in EU state, can I marry EU national living in another EU state?

My girlfriend is a UK national and currently she is living in Germany. I am not a EU national, but I can go to Holland on a work visa as I am working for a company from here in my home country. If I ...
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It's allowed to dance (and cultural events) on the Louvre Square?

I'm travelling to Paris with some friends and I'm helping with a marriage proposal, I would like to know if the laws allow this kind of cultural event on Louvre Square or if it's forbidden, we don't ...
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Can someone get into the UK from Canada if marriage visa was rejected

My fiancé is Canadian and we applied for a marriage visa to the UK, planning to have the legal wedding in the UK and a celebration in Canada. (We plan to permanently live in Canada and I have the ...
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Marrying my Brazilian Fiance / Fiance visa [closed]

I am due to marry my fiancé in October 2018 and we fully understand that he cannot come to the UK for longer than 6 months prior to the wedding on a fiancé visa. We both currently live in Australia ...
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Spouse have French and Swedish nationality which residence permit non EU should apply? [closed]

I am non EU, we did marriage in Sri Lanka. My wife having Swedish passport now working in France, so I applied my long stay Visa application as a spouse of European National, to live in France, they ...
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What visa do I need to apply for going to Spain? [closed]

I would like to ask what Visa do I need to apply, cause my fiance is a British National, and I am a Filipina, we plan to get married here in Philippines or in Spain. My fiance has his Residencia in ...
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Marriage Visitor Visa then spouse visa?

I am a British citizen and my fiancee is a Malaysian citizen. We want to apply for a marriage visitor visa (MVV), she will return back to Malaysia as she is settled there with work, accommodation, and ...
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My girlfriend's mother called the police to ban me from getting into the country [closed]

So I've been dating this girl for over a year now (she's from the uk) and we were planning on meeting and getting married so I could join her, but her mother had called the police and she says she's ...
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Travel to England before a possible move in the future [closed]

I have a few questions so bare with me. I've found my soulmate in England. I'm waiting on my passport to get here. Then I am going. We are planning on getting married. From what I gather I can stay ...
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Photoshoot in Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove

I was wondering if someone knows whether doing photoshoots in Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove is allowed or requires payment and permission. We are travelling in the UK and wanted to do our engagement ...