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Consular Services - Procedures and Conditions for Marriage between a UAE Citizen and a Foreign National
PROCEDURES AND CONDITIONS FOR
MARRIAGE BETWEEN A UAE CITIZEN AND
A FOREIGN NATIONAL
Filling the application form of marriage abroad.
Obtaining character certificate from criminal investigation department of the country of the prospective bride. The prospective groom needs to submit the identity card and in case of not having it he should submit character certificate.
Obtaining prior approval of marriage from your employer if working with the ministry of foreign affairs or armed forces of UAE.
The age of prospective bride and groom should not be less than 18 years.
The age of the prospective bride and groom should be in proportionate, the groom should not be twice or more the age of bride.
Bring medical clearance certificate for both the prospective bride and groom from concerned authorities and attested according to the rules.
The bride should not be stateless.
The prospective bride and groom should enjoy full capacity under according to the law.
The groom should undertake all the required procedure to authenticate and attest of the marriage contract according to the procedures followed in both the countries.
The groom should be an employee or has a source of income and submit a document in proof of it.
If the prospective bride and groom are UAE nationals and want to marry outside the country, then it should be solemnized according to personal status law of United Arab Emirates.
Contact the Embassy/Consulate before proceeding the marriage arrangement.