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Foreigners is Marriage in the Arab Republic of Egypt



Foreigners' Marriage in the Arab Republic of Egypt



Notarization of foreigners' marriage contracts in Egypt, according to Law No. 68 of 1947 and its amendment by Law No. 103 of 1976.

First: General Terms: -

The second paragraph of Article (5) of Act No. 103 of 1976 stipulates that notarization of foreigners’ marriage requires the following: -

  1. The foreigner shall attend in person.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
  2. The age difference between spouses shall not exceed twenty-five years.                                                                                                                                                                
  3. The foreigner shall provide two certificates from the competent authority in the country of his nationality or from its consulate in the Arab Republic of Egypt, one stating that it does not oppose the marriage and the other one includes data about date and place of birth, religion, profession, country of residence, marital status in terms of the number of previous marriages and wives, sons and financial status and sources of income. Certificates shall be legalized from the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
  4. Providing both spouses birth certificates.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
  5. Sealed residence on passport.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
  6. Two witnesses.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
  7. Stamp.

Second: Cases of Foreign Marriage:

First, Marriage of Egyptian Male to a Female Citizen of the following countries: -

{ Philippines - Malaysia - Thailand - Sri Lanka- Bangladesh - India - Pakistan - Israel - Israeli }

For wives of citizens of Russia or the Soviet Union: -

{Publication No. 40/1976}

Second, Marriage of female Egyptian / Foreigner:-

-For the husband:

-For the wife:

Third, Marriage of Foreigner / Egyptian Female:

-For the husband:

-For the wife:

Note:  you can mandate the office with a Power Of Attorney, in case of non-existence of any party in Egypt.

Forth, Marriage of Foreigner / Foreigner:

-For the husband:

-For the wife:

Note:  in case of being in Egypt, each of the parties shall have with non-tourism residence; otherwise, being abroad each party can mandate the office with a Power Of Attorney to complete the marriage procedures.