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Questions regarding getting married while traveling to another location.

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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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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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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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How should a Philippines national with a foreign marriage certificate complete an H-1B visa application? [closed]

Requirements say to (1) submit a marriage certificate if applicable; and (2) a proof of termination of a previous prior marriage if applicable. Both of these apply to my situation. My girlfriend ...
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DS 160 Marital Status [closed]

I have a question regarding the marital status on DS-160 form. I and my partner were married in the United States 2 years ago, while both working on J-1 visa as non US citizens. We don't live together ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Travel restrictions after marriage? [closed]

The couple lives in Germany and do not plan on moving to the USA, or he becoming a US Citizen, but the German part of the couple often does work in NYC and has heard that he has to wait a few months ...
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Marry an Italian citizen in Italy [closed]

I've a tourist (with a Schengen visa), and I'm going to visit my fiancé in Italy, and also we are planning to get married there. So what papers would I need, and what steps would I need to take? ...
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Newly married last name change for wife? [closed]

I hold valid Indian passport. I got married recently. We are applying for schengen residence permit / visa. How important is last name change for my wife in the context of applying for visa? Can she ...
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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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How can I make a wedding toast in Spanish (1 sentence)? [closed]

¡Hola! I'm going to make a wedding speech for the groom next week in Spain. I will give the speech in English, but I'd like to end it with the Spanish quote (bride is Spanish). Any suggestion on the ...
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ESTA visa marriage [closed]

If you get married during your ESTA visa time, does that mean you can stay with your husband permanently? because I'm going to the U.S on an ESTA visa to be with my boyfriend and we want to get ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Marriage certificate without previous marriage state

Me and my girlfriend, we want to marry. Though we've got one problem: We are looking for a country to travel in Europe, where we can get marriage certificate that doesn't include previous marital ...
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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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Marriage - how is it internationally recognized? [closed]

When two people get married (1- hetero couple and 2- homo couple), lets say in the US, how is it recognized internationally? Let say the couple travels to Europe, are they recognized as being 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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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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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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Destinations with a tradition of elopement [closed]

What are some destinations with a tradition of elopement? Gretna Green is a good example of this - it used to be the go-to destination for elopers in the UK, because laws in Scotland were less strict ...