Necessary Documents : Passport; if divorced, proof of dissolution of any previous Marriage (s); if former spouse is deceased, death certificate; a completed/signed affidavit of nationality and eligibility to marry ; original birth certificate; police record.
Morocco is a special place, although formally marrying there is not straightforward. To organise the affidavit, book an appointment at the British embassy or consulate in Morocco . You will need to bring the documents listed below, including the fee.
The marriage process is handled by the Government of Morocco . Marriage in Morocco An Affidavit of Nationality and Eligibility to Marry . Copies of your biographic passport and the page containing your entry date to Morocco must be notarized at the U.S. Consulate General in Casablanca for a $50 fee.
Polygamy in Morocco is legal, but very uncommon due to restrictions that were introduced by the government in 2004 that mandated financial qualifications a husband must meet in order to marry a second wife . In addition, a husband must have written permission from his current wife before marrying a second wife .
It’s very uncommon and frowned on to show a lot of affection in public. Holding hands in Morocco is fine. A hug here or there, a stolen kiss all fine in most situations. The more rural you are the more frowned on public displays of affection are.
The average cost of a wedding in Morocco for locals is around $20,000 so you can expect to spend more for your party, bearing in mind you have to take into account the cost of the hotel, hiring the wedding venue and all the festivities that follow.
The traditional Moroccan wedding has quite an elaborate and meaningful process. The wedding process can take up to seven days and there are many pre- wedding ceremonies that take place before the actual wedding .
A Muslim man (who is not from a Muslim country) who wishes to marry a Muslim Moroccan woman needs a notarized statement of his religious denomination. A non-Muslim man who wishes to marry a Muslim Moroccan woman must convert to Islam in order to be married in Morocco .
Passports and Visas: You must have a valid passport with at least one blank page. Visas are not required for visits lasting less than 90 days. Visit the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco website for the most current visa information.
How much is an Arab dowry ? He said that a dowry of SR25,000 was common in most of the country; the highest dowry he was aware of was SR100,000. As for the average annual rent for an apartment, the sheikh said that rents in middle-class neighborhoods were about SR15,000.
Visas and Immigration As a U.S. citizen, you plan to stay in Morocco for more than 90 days, you will need a residence permit (carte sejour) from the immigration office. There are a number of ways you can apply for a residency permit in Morocco , whether you’re a student, married to a Moroccan , employee or pensioner.
Naturalization Have regular and continuous residence in Morocco during the 5 years preceding the application. Be of Legal age at the time of the application. Be mentally and physically fit. Have a record of good conduct and reputation in addition to not being convicted of crime or any offense punishable by Moroccan law.
Foreigners can buy most property in Morocco without restrictions; agricultural land is an exception, said Bouchra Belouchi, a managing partner with the Belouchi and Fassi-Fihri Law Firm, based in Casablanca. Real estate transactions are done in Moroccan dirhams, though properties are sometimes listed in euros, Ms.