Getting married in UAE as an expat VS getting married in Qatar
If you live in a GCC country and want to marry right away, you must be having difficulties. This is due to the lengthy and complicated wedding process in the GCC, which can take months at times.
Read the whole article and learn more about weddings in Qatar and in UAE, which is a better and fast option.
MARRIAGE IN QATAR
Getting married in Qatar is a difficult process. It may necessitate a few trips to embassies, photocopying, digging up certificates, and the usual passport-size photographs.
Each country has its own rules, but you may be required to show your birth certificate, divorce papers, resident permit, passport, and so on. Also, inquire about the procedures at your local embassies.
FOREIGN MARRIAGE IN THE UAE
The new rule, which regulates the family concerns of expats and foreigners, also allows tourists to finalize civil marriage contracts in Abu Dhabi. Under the country’s civil law, non-Muslims are permitted to marry, divorce, and have shared child custody. Previously, non-Muslims in the UAE had to marry in the embassy or consulate of their home country.
THE GOAL OF THIS MOVE IS TO PROVIDE A FLEXIBLE AND ADVANCED JUDICIAL MECHANISM FOR THE DETERMINATION OF NON-MUSLIM PERSONAL STATUS DISPUTES, THUS ENHANCING THE EMIRATE’S POSITION AND GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS AS ONE OF THE MOST ATTRACTIVE DESTINATIONS FOR TALENT AND SKILLS
DESIRING TO MARRY IN ABU DHABI
While foreigners can now marry in the UAE, if their situation is complicated, they may still face ongoing difficulties. We recommend speaking with a legal expert who can assist you in getting married with the proper documentation and paperwork.
If you want to learn more about marriage in the UAE for foreigners, schedule a call with our team.