We are often asked if it is easier to get married in the Georgian courthouse than at your own embassy. And surprisingly the answer would be: Yes ! This could depend on a varying number of factors; but when couples belong to different nationalities and religion getting married becomes a bit complicated especially in the GCC countries.
If you are looking for simple, hassle free wedding in Georgia; then this article should guide you on the how.
PRE-REQUISTIES FOR THE GEORGIA COURTHOUSE MARRIAGE
Usually the procedure is usually quick and simple which is what makes Georgia the ideal wedding destinations.
STEP 1: Get the following documents ready
- You’ll need your passport,
- a passport translation and notarization,
- two witnesses to get married in Georgia.
STEP 2: PLAN YOUR TRAVEL TO GEORGIA TO SIGN THE FORMS
If you want to meet all of them, you must travel to Georgia and schedule an appointment in the public service hall in Tbilisi or another location. The only requirement for registration is that you sign the forms. By completing these 2 steps; you are now officially married in the eyes of the Georgian embassy.
However; you need to complete the steps below to ensure that your wedding is legit in the country you reside or live in.
STEP 3: AFTER GETTING MARRIED IN GEORGIA, REGISTER YOUR WEDDING CERTIFICATE.
Although your wedding is legit in Georgia, this step is really crucial. You’ll need to register and translate your wedding certificate with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and have your embassy confirm it. You can always advise with your embassy in advance too because when it comes to recognizing the wedding certificate, different countries have different laws.
What you should know is that Georgia issues apostille wedding certificates, which are recognized by over a hundred nations.
STEP 4: INVITE YOUR NEAR AND DEAR ONES AND CELEBRATE THIS OCCASSION
Completing the paperwork and the legal documents for your wedding day is the hard part; no one understands this better than we do. However once this is all over; its definitely time to let your hair down and have a ball of a time by inviting your family and your folks over.
Still confused between getting married in the UAE, Georgia or in the country you reside in? If we have helped you with the paperwork; we can definitely throw a party for you too. Let us know when you set a date in mind!