Thai Marriage Registration
Thailand is well considered by most couple to be their “Dream Wedding Location” for their most awaited moment being as a love couple, it has indeed attracted couples from all over Asia and from around the world to do their wedding in a romantic picture perfect tropical scenery. Even though registering your marriage legally in Thailand is not as romantic as the ceremony may goes.
In some cases, there has been some confusion between the matter of (Thai Marriage Ceremony and Thai Marriage Registration) to make this matter clear. The actual ceremony is NOT A MUST as the marriage registration is more important in terms of legal perspective. In other words, you don’t need to have a wedding ceremony to have your wedding be registered under the Thai law, as the couple can be issued with their marriage certificate without the wedding ceremony, thus it is not a prerequisite for the registration of marriage in Thailand.
A foreigner wishing to register their marriage in Thailand must provide the following documents at the local district government (Amphur).
Required documents for foreigner:
Copy of the passport
Affidavit of Freedom to Marry / Certificate of Singleness
Original Divorce or Death Certificate of their previous spouse
Can a non-Thai couple register their marriage in Thailand?
People of any nationality can get legally married in Thailand, as long as the marriage is conducted in accordance and have duly comply all necessary requirements. After the administrative marriage has taken place, you must register your marriage to the consulate of your embassy of the country in which you are a citizen to be able to hold your marriage legal standing anywhere in the world.
An assistance of a Thai lawyer who is an expert in this field can really make a big difference and bring an ease to your wedding, let our vastly experienced legal team do all the hassles of gathering all relevant documents and organizing translation for you, because here in our firm we understands that marriage is one of the most memorable phase in a person’s life, that is the main reason why JT legal Consult is dedicated to make sure that the married couple spend their time happily by us taking care of all the hassle associated with the registration of the marriage.
At JT Legal Consult we have our legal team of experts in Marriage Registration matters, we have been providing our valued foreign customers the marriage registration service in Thailand through our years of professional experience by bringing this wealth of expertise and knowledge to each and every case we take on, thus we do understand the intricacies of all the aspects requirement and how to get the best possible outcome to make it easy for our clients.
If you do have any legal issues concerning Thai Marriage please do not hesitate to contact us or visit our office for a free consultation.
Required documents for Thai fiancée:
National ID Card or a valid ID card
House Registration Certificate
Name Change Certificate
Original Divorce or Death Certificate of their former spouse