Documents for an online wedding as an Oman resident and expat
Many people from around the world come to GCC countries for a better lifestyle choices. While these expats do that in other aspects of their lives, when it comes to marriage, GCC countries are quite possessive about the rules and regulations regarding it. While some couples prefer to have a civil marriage, others choose to travel to alternative wedding destinations or even marry online.
If you are wondering requirements? Let’s get into it.
Struggles of Oman expats to marry in Oman
As part of the GCC countries, Oman also has strict marriage rules. So, people from different nationalities or religions face challenges while trying to marry in Oman or other GCC countries. The biggest challenge is to fulfill the requirements of the legal documents for the wedding for both expats and residents of Oman.
Why get married online
In this panic-stricken moment, couples choose online weddings to say ” I do” because it is more convenient and hassle-free. You could marry your love even when you are not anywhere near them but currently residing different country.
While online apps like the zoom are helping for your remote appearance wedding. The best deal you get from this online wedding is to avoid the problems of traveling and thereby save a decent amount of money, which you can spend on the dress instead!
Documents for a wedding online
The documents required for a wedding online mainly depends on which country you live in or choose to get married to! In Oman, documents for general weddings for the expats and residents are as follows:
- Affidavit form filled as per passport details
- One of the couple must present at the wedding venue with their original passport and resident card of Oman
- Passport copies of a couple
- Labour card or resident card copy of Oman (whichever is valid)
- Photograph of the both applicant
You can check other details from the authorized government website. And the requirements for you’re online wedding might be no different besides you wouldn’t have to travel and the wedding will take place over zoom.
Final verdict on getting married online for Oman residents
While online weddings are super convenient especially if you and your partner are living in different. Online marriage is not legal in a few countries for immigrations. It is always recommended to speak to a wedding expert who can guide you with your best possible option.
In the past; couples have opted for easy wedding destinations such as Georgia and Seychelles.
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