Question: Can foreigners marry in Germany?

To marry in Germany, you have to be at least 18 years old. Foreigners who are not from the EU cannot usually get married in Germany on a visitor visa. Instead, they will need a visa that is valid for three to six months. If they are marrying a German citizen, they can normally obtain a residence permit.

Can you get married in Germany if youre not a citizen?

You need to make an appointment in advance, especially if either of you is not a German citizen. You must both attend the appointment in person, where they will talk you through the process and the exact documents required.

Are foreign marriages recognized in Germany?

The basic rule is that a marriage entered into abroad will be regarded as valid in Germany if the legal provisions relating to marriage of that foreign state were abided by.

Can I marry in Germany?

Weddings in Germany can be as romantic as you could wish, but allow some extra time for the red tape. Marriages are considered legal unions or legally binding contracts between the persons involved. Everybody getting married in Germany must first appear physically at a Standesamt for a civil ceremony.

How much does it cost to get married in Germany?

In Germany a regular wedding costs between 10,000 and 20,000 euros, wedding couples spend averagely 13,000 euros on their wedding, calculated for 60 guests. In comparison, a similar-sized wedding in the United States costs 30-35,000 euro.

Do I have to register my marriage in Germany?

If you marry abroad, you need to have your marriage officially registered in Germany as well. To do so, you must submit an application for a certificate of marriage to the relevant Civil Registry Office. The apostille is an official document confirming the authenticity of the marriage certificate.

Can two Indians marry in Germany?

In Germany, you can get legally married only at the Standesamt (Registry Office/Registrar). In order to do so, it is often required by the German authorities to present affidavits from the family that the Indian partner is eligible for marriage.

How can I legally live in Germany?

To be eligible to move to Germany, you must fulfil the following criteria:Prove Financial Stability. Have Health Insurance. Have at Least Basic Proficiency in German. Get a German Visa. Standard Residence Permit. European Union (EU) Blue Card. Settlement Permit or Permanent Residence Permit.

Can my girlfriend live with me in Germany?

Family reunification is possible in Germany! The Immigration Authorities in Germany have established a special visa for this purpose, which non-EU nationals can apply for to join their family members in Germany. However, under this visa, you wont be able to bring your girlfriend/boyfriend over.

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