Marriage Registration

Marriage Registration

Marriage registration is explained below. In order to get married in Thailand as a foreigner you first have to check the marriage requirements of Thailand. Then you have to also check the documents needed for your letter of affirmation or letter of no-impediment which gets issued by your Embassy in …

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Letter of Affirmation: Western Countries

Western Weddings in Thailand

Before you get married in Thailand you will first need to prove that you are single. Each Embassy in Bangkok has their own procedures to verify that you are single so that they may provide you with an affidavit for the Thai government showing your status. Note that Embassy procedures …

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Letter of Affirmation: Islamic

Letter of Affirmation: Islamic

Islamic countries tend to be more difficult to obtain the letters of affirmation from until their Western counter parts. Some Embassies will only issue a letter of affirmation if you are marrying another Muslim and others start the process in their own home countries and not in Bangkok. This is …

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EU: Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial Agreements

If you live in the EU then you will be glad that prenuptial agreements are enforced in the EU. The Hague Convention covers the Matrimonial Property. If you are from Austria, Greece, and France or even from Spain, Luxemburg, Portugal, Switzerland or Sweden then the agreements should be of no …

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

These are a list of basic questions that get asked from time to time and this should not be a substitute for proper legal advice. Always speak to an attorney in Thailand if you wish to have more information and see what your options are in Thailand. The reality is …

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Gay Marriage in Thailand

Gay Marriage in Thailand

Same-sex unions in Thailand is not allowed even though many have been advocating for its legalisation. Thailand is still very conservative in this regard and even though there has been much discussion over the years in government it has not made much progress.

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Islamic Marriage in Thailand

Islamic Marriage in Thailand

Muslim marriages do occur in Thailand and there is also a growing number of converts to Islam in Thailand. Many simply want an Islamic marriage without the registration however obtaining a visa on this type of traditional marriage will not get you very far. In order to get married in …

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