When it comes to a civil wedding in Dubai for a Filipino, it’s not easy, even if you live there. So if you’re a non-resident but still want to tie the knot here, expect to fight the paperwork.
In this article; we draw light on what a civil wedding in Dubai for a Filipino would look like and what are the requirements to marry here.
In order to say “I do,” all you need is a recognized officiant, a marriage license, and a few witnesses. Unlike what we often think of a civil ceremony as jetting off to city hall, with just you and your partner. In reality a civil ceremony can be held anywhere and look however you want.
Mentioned below are the requirements if you are marrying someone from the same nationality; however the documents and process could vary depending on the nationality if your partner and his/her religion.
In some cases, if a Filipinos husband or wife is deceased, then they have to submit the following documents along with those mentioned above in the Dubai court:
In some circumstances, non residents will be required to submit a Certificate of Legal Capacity for Marriage (LCCM). This is issued by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate with jurisdiction over their area of residence.
If you are single Filipino and marrying someone from the same nationality the process might be a tad easier. Depending on your wedding situation; the marriage for Filipinos could take a lot of effort and time.
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