Marriage

Frequently-asked questions – Marriage

My partner and I don’t live in Germany yet. But we want to get married in Germany. Where can we find information?

In which town/city would you like to get married? The register office in that town will provide you with information about your marriage.

I still live in my native country. But I want to get married in Germany. How do I apply for a visa?

You can find out everything you need to know about visas from the Federal Foreign Office website .

I married abroad. Is my marriage valid in Germany as well?

Not every marriage in a foreign country is valid in Germany. You can have it checked. And you can register your marriage in Germany. You get find out more information from the Federal Foreign Office website.

Where can I have my foreign marriage certificate authenticated?

You can find information on this subject on the Federal Foreign Office website.

I am having marital problems. Where can I get help?

You can get help from special advisory services for migrants.


More questions? Contact the advisors at the Youth Migration Services.