Are you planning to get married with your Thai sweetheart? Then you need to follow proper procedure to ensure your marriage is legalised and you two can spend a long and prosperous married life together. While getting married in Thailand is a relatively simple affair, there are certain laws and regulations that you must follow, in order for your marriage to be considered valid. Here are some of the crucial ones to help you prepare properly.
Have a betrothal ceremony, or marry at the court
Thai marriages are valid whether you get married at a betrothal ceremony or choose to get married at the court with witnesses. This depends on the marriage laws in your country. If you must have a legal certificate for your marriage to be considered valid in your country, then by all means, go for it. Be sure that both you and the bride are 17 years of age at the time of signing on the dotted line. Of course, if the marriageable age in your country is different, then you need to comply with that too.
Be sure to have the proper documents ready before you get married
If you are a foreigner planning to get married in Thailand, be sure you have the necessary documents with you, in order to be considered eligible for marrying in Thailand. These include a copy of your passport with the arrival card, as well as an affidavit stating your marital status from your embassy, along with a translated version of the same in Thai. The last document has to be certified by an approved translator appointed by the Foreign Ministry in Thailand. Also, remember that your marriage has to be officially registered before it is considered valid.
Make prior arrangements for your spouse’s passport and Visa
If you are planning to take your spouse with you back to your home country, make sure she has the appropriate documents for that. Without it, you may not be able to take her back home with you. Get in touch with us and we will help you get these documents issued with minimum hassle.
Book hotels and flights ahead of time
In the rush to get married, it is very much possible to forget all about accommodation and transport arrangements. In order to avoid the rush, you should book flights and hotel rooms with at least a few months in hand, before your marriage. That way, you can get some sweet deals on both and save quite a bit of money. Also, if you get married during the off season, then you can probably have spend some time in peace and quiet with your spouse, before heading back home.
So, when do you want to get married? Be sure to contact us ahead of time, as we can help you get your marriage properly legalised and take care of legal formalities regarding passport, visa and other documents as well. Call us at +66 26260277 right now, to get started. We will take care of the rest.