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Weddings in egypt - Legal Requirements

Weddings in egypt - Legal Requirements

Egypt Legal Requirements

Proof of Identity: Original Birth Certificate and 5 photos of each person (4 x 6).*

Proof of Status: Original Certified document stating that individuals are not married.*

Divorced: The original Decree Absolute stamped with the seal of the court where it was issued.*
Please note that the Egyptian Notary Public reserves the right to refuse marriage of a Muslim divorcee who have not been divorced in a Muslim court.

Widow(er): Original Marriage Certificate and Death Certificate of husband or wife.*

Name Change: Original Deed Poll under which name change has been done.*

Adoption: If adopted original certificate is required.*

*All documents must be certified and translated into Arabic. Clients can also have their original documents translated in to Arabic in the UK each Original Document should be sent to the Foreign & Commonwealth office first & then to the Egyptian Embassy prior to departure (to avoid delays it is recommended to have the translations prior to departure).

Application: Statutory declarations have to be taken to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for the consular officer's signature and stamp to be legalised. Once this has been done, the couple can go to the Notary Public's Office at Ministry of Justice Annex, Cairo, for a civil marriage.

Residency: Couples need to be in Cairo for a minimum of 5 days to process all of the wedding details and legalise the marriage.

Ceremony: The ceremony can take place in a civil ceremony at the town hall or in a church ceremony.
Civil Ceremonies - Statutory declarations have to be taken to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for the consular officer's signature and stamp to be legalised, once this has been done, the couple can go to the Notary Public's Office at Ministry of Justice Annex, Cairo, for a civil marriage.
Church Weddings – Procedure as Civil Marriage but wedding ceremony to be performed in the Church.

Witnesses: 2 male witnesses are required. Witnesses can be provided at an additional cost.

Fees: Legal fees and translation fees are to be paid locally.
British Consul fees are subject to change and can be viewed at the following website.
ukinegypt.fco.gov.uk/en/help-for-british-nationals/living-in-egypt/counsular-fees