This affirmation is an overnight process. Obtain the format from your embassy and complete it at home. Then take the affirmation back to the embassy and have them sign off on the affirmation
|Marriage registration in Thailand can become a drawn out affair. You would also need to produce your original divorce decree or the death certificate of your late spouse if he or she has passed away or if you are divorced. |
These then have to be translated into Thai and taken to the Thai Department of Foreign Affairs to be verified. Once the documents have been verified by Thai Foreign Affairs, the final step of your marriage registration takes place. All these documents now having been verified has to be taken to the local district office called the “Amphur” or “Khet” to register your marriage. Marriage registration ends with the issuing of a Thai marriage certificate.
The statutory statement which would be required by the Thai authorities at last check will set you back 1,000 Thai Baht each (US$30) for the US embassy and 3,500 Baht (roughly 54 pounds) for the British embassy. The embassy procedures would vary but will normally charge a fee for notarizing the affirmation and the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs also has a nominal fee for verifying the documents enabling you register you marriage in Thailand. Fees to have the documents officially translated into Thai also vary.
In summary a foreigner or any foreigners wishing to register their marriage in Thailand need to provide the following documents to be able to register their marriage in the local district.
You will need the following documents:
Your Thai fiancée would need the following documents:
Marriage Registration Procedures by Nationality: