There is nothing clear & easy when it comes to getting married in a foreign country with someone of a different nationality. We have the answers you are looking for.
As most of you may have already heard about it, wedding ceremonies are cancelled in Dubai because of the coronavirus. You can read more about it in thenational.ae.
This has a direct impact on a lot of people who were planning to tie the knot in Dubai in March & April 2020. As we can easily imagine, a lot of couples will be affected by it.
Well, as you can imagine, Dubai authorities have completely banned wedding ceremonies previously, in an ongoing effort to slow down the spread of the Covid-19 in the UAE. Later it has been announced that couples can say their “I do” online via the conference call, but they have to submit all the required documents (including the medical screening) prior to the online ceremony. Grand wedding celebrations are prohibited as of today.
The embassies are slowly reopening for the civil weddings at the moment, however they still don’t work at full capacity and it’s going to take some time to register a marriage there.
Not being able to travel or to marry within the country, the UAE residents had to learn their lesson in a tough way. Not everything goes as it’s planned.
But let’s be positive there is still hope!
Due to the current circumstances a lot of people have been looking for alternatives to get married in other countries.
Until mid-march, you could have flown from Dubai to Seychelles or Georgia. Then all the borders were closed for months. But now, as countries start reopening slowly but surely, the wedding solutions are getting closer.
Georgia has already opened its borders for 5 European countries. The UAE residents and citizens are currently not allowed to enter Georgia, however the country announced that they are going to open the borders for all nationalities and countries on September 1.
From the IATA website make sure to check the latest requirements and updates regarding travels to & from Georgia https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/international-travel-document-news.htm
Once the borders are open you are good to go! You will be able to travel to Georgia and our team will be handling all the paperwork to you after you leave. Do not hesitate to double-check directly on their Facebook chat https://www.facebook.com/tavgeorgia/
As Dubai has officially opened its borders for residents and tourists on July 7th, there will be no problem coming back home after your wedding, following a certain procedure (applying for the permit if you are resident and presenting a negative COVID-19 PCR test for both residents and tourists). However, we suggest to check the updates regularly.
From the Dubai airport website, you will have the latest news regarding travels to & from Dubai https://www.dubaiairports.ae/alert . Alternatively, you can also contact Dubai airport directly on facebook https://www.facebook.com/DXB/
You can also directly have a look into the official IATA website https://www.iata.org/en/pressroom/ they release regular updates regarding the travel bans and other restrictions.
Due to the regular changes from the UAE & Georgian authorities our best advice will be to go as soon as possible and stay as little as possible. Our recommendation is to reach Georgia on the first flight at 3am, and flying out on the same day at 11pm.
Before you take any step, our team will make sure that all is safe for you to travel. Once we confirm that all is good, we will prepare the paperwork using only your passport copy. The day you land our team will be with you from the pickup until the drop off to the airport to make sure we do it in 1 or 2 days maximum.
The Georgian border police is currently playing very safe and deporting anyone not able to justify their last trips. Before flying we strongly advise you to bring
You can request an entry and exit certificate in English directly from the police office in the airport. Make sure to get it in English & stamped. This will be the official proof local authorities may ask before you enter Georgia.
Seychelles opened the borders for the UAE residents on August 1st. It is safe to fly there now as long as you follow all the necessary precautions, like:
To help you get married in Seychelles our Easy Wedding Seychelles team will provide all the necessary documents and information. We strongly recommend to contact us before planning your trip as there is a certain procedure to follow, that can be done easily with the professional help, but can get very messy if you try to do it on your own.
As you can see, time is running against couples trying to marry this season. Nobody knows how the situation will evolve. All we can tell you is that getting married is already possible. So if you are in a hurry, you can fly to Seychelles and if you can wait – Georgia will be open soon too.
The latest laws of the UAE have made many things easy for the people but it still doesn’t change the fact that you need to get married while living in Dubai. If you want to get married and you’re a Filipino couple living in Dubai, you’re at a perfect place. That’s because in this article you’ll find all the legal requirements that will allow you to learn the process of getting married for Filipino nationals. It’s doable but one of the most challenging and overwhelming things to do in Dubai.
After reading the long list of the requirements you might also change your decision like many other couples. This article also contains a surprise for you so keep on reading.
The following list contains the most important documents and paperwork that you need to complete before your big day. You can find more details here regarding that.
Through our experience we have seen that most of the Filipinos have already married. That’s a complicated situation because it’s almost impossible to get a marriage annulment from Philippine. So, for people with such cases, especially women having their previous husband’s last name in their passport, UAE is not a suitable place. That’s because it requires a singleness or divorce certificate. Additionally, it’s nearly out of question in any country.
We recommend you to contact our team and share your particular case with them. It will allow us to come up with a solution unique to your situation if possible.
Bear in mind that the above-mentioned requirements and paperwork are only the most important ones. You might also need to meet additional ones according to your unique situation. That’s why we recommend you to opt for marrying in Georgia. It’s an easier, more efficient, and less hectic way. Moreover, you can also plan your honeymoon with your wedding travel.
If you know a Filipino couple in Dubai who want to get married, share this valuable information with them.
Are you looking for getting married with your loved one in Georgia? Do you think that Georgia is the best place to tie the knot ? If you set your mind about Marriage in Georgia country, here below all the information you need to know about how to get married in Georgia.
Good news! As a foreigner you can legally get married at the Public Hall in Georgia. However, there are few questions you need to consider before stepping-ahead:
Like in many countries, marriage registration are regulated by laws in Georgia as followed:
This being considered, you can now start moving forward in the process of getting married in Georgia.
Once you have settled your goals and acknowledged the requirements to get married in Georgia, it’s time to collect the legal documents and have a discussion with professionals. Take a look at our Paperwork packages to know your options.
Lawyers and experts will help you in the process to get things done properly. Indeed, you will have to provide legal documents before flying and getting married in Georgia.
Here a quick recap of the required documents you will have to deliver to tie the knot in Georgia:
To help you in the process of getting married in Georgia, you can also select a travel agency to book your flight. We can also assist you to give you the best suggestions for booking your travel and to ensure that all the formalities in order to get married in Georgia are properly done. Also feel free to check the legal checklist meanwhile to start preparing.
Getting married is an important step in everyone’s life. The best solution is to choose a company operating and registered in both countries. Who better than someone living with you can understand you? From taking a flight to performing all documents translation, legalization, and organizing your dream wedding, we are here to support you and to guide you.
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