The growing interest of GCC expats in getting married in Georgia the country
Well, why not? Georgia is a beautiful country with breathtaking landscapes and a rich cultural environment. It is a country where aesthetically, will make your wedding photographs timeless and that’s not even the best part. Georgia’s regulations provide solutions that most countries would not give when couples would want to marry. From problems such as urgency of the marriage contract, to costs, legalization and documentation getting married in the GCC becomes such a chore that expats decide to get married in another country.
What do expats need to get married in Georgia?
As mentioned, Georgia provides a quick and easy way to get a marriage license. As a foreigner in most countries, you would need to coordinate with your respective embassies to apply for a marriage certificate. In countries within the GCC, their own laws governing the country do add a few more hurdles to jump through just for the application.
In Georgia however all you need to get married is your passport.
If you compare it with the UAE process for example, trying to wed as a foreigner in the UAE would require at minimum five documents that have to go through the respective embassies as per the UAE official government website. Additionally, if the documents are not in the language used by said country, official translated copies need to be submitted as well. Which means having to spend for a legal translation that also needs to be attested which is another handful out of your pocket. All this can be avoided once you decide to marry in Georgia as all you would need is your passport.
Is it cheaper to get married in Georgia or through my embassy?
As mentioned, there would be a lot of documents that need to be submitted to the embassy and with that comes costs that you would need to pay to authorize these said documents. Flying to Georgia adds more value to the money you would be spending having to submit said documents. You’re getting married, use that money to see Georgia instead.
Is processing my marriage faster in Georgia than processing in my embassy?
Once you file for marriage in Georgia, it is possible to get your marriage license within half a day. Yes, it is that fast. Contact our team and we would gladly guide you through the full process.
Georgia is an amazing country if you decide to get married there. It is gorgeous and if the above is any indication, it is quite hassle free. All you need to be doing is be with your loved one in such a great place.
Does your embassy do it faster than Georgia? If they do, comment below and we get you a free dinner in Georgia!