How to get married in Dubai? Procedures and documents required

How to get married in Dubai? Procedures and documents required

Procedures and requirements to get married in Dubai for Expats and UAE residents

Getting married in Dubai or other Emirates is almost the same procedure with slight variation for Dubai. Check below for the procedures and what are the documents to be submitted or bring along with you while getting married.

In general, you need Bride’s approval, Residence visa if they are expats, Positive pre-marital screening certificate for the both partners.

UAE Residence visa requirements for getting married in Dubai

In Dubai, any one party either bride or groom or guardian must have UAE residence visa and in other emirates, both bride and groom must have UAE residence visa.

Pre-marital screening

In UAE, pre-marital screening is must to do for the couple. You can take marital screening test in any of the medical centers mentioned below

Know more about “What is pre-marital screening, what will you expect there and the documents required to bring” here

Procedures and requirements to get married in Dubai for non-Muslims

Non-Muslims marriage in the UAE

For non-Muslims, marriage can be conducted at either

  • their country’s embassy or consulate in UAE
  • temple or church
  • documents required are same as mentioned above (Procedures and requirements to get married in Dubai for Expats and UAE residents)
  • You need to file an application of “intention to marry” at your embassy or consulate in UAE if required
  • Both partners must register their marriages in embassy or consulate in UAE.
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