Question: What are the requirements to get married in Germany?

Requirements and documents An official birth certificate. Proof of a minimum of 21 days of continuous residence in Germany (this can be a Meldebescheinigung issued by the local Anmeldeamt) Proof of being single (Ledigkeitsbescheinigung) Birth certificates of children (if any) the couple may have had together.

How long does it take to get a marriage certificate in Germany?

Given the ever increasing numbers of applications, please be advised that processing at the Registrars Office I in Berlin takes at least three years. If a name declaration is necessary, the last name of the spouse is confirmed separately by the Registrars Office I in Berlin, which usually takes two to three months.

Can I move to Germany if I marry a German?

Marrying a German citizen or a person who has a permanent residence permit in Germany allows you to stay in the country, but you will still need a residence permit. There is no single German residence permit through marriage, but this means that you will get your permit to stay in the country for family union purposes.

Who pays for a wedding in Germany?

Wedding traditions in Germany differ from region to region. Here are some of the highlights: Car Procession โ€“ after the wedding a car procession is formed and drives through town honking their horns โ€“ others honk back wishing the couple good luck. Costs โ€“ the father of the bride has to pay the wedding.

What documents do I need to get married in Germany?

Requirements and documents A valid passport. An official birth certificate. Proof of a minimum of 21 days of continuous residence in Germany (this can be a Meldebescheinigung issued by the local Anmeldeamt) Proof of being single (Ledigkeitsbescheinigung)

Can I be a dual citizen of US and Germany?

Dual Citizenship USA/Germany Based on US and German law, you can have citizenship of both countries. Dual German/US citizenship can happen only when the child is born to one American and one German parent. In this case, the child is not required to give up either nationality and can hold both.

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