Foreigners Marriage in Pakistan, Rules & Documents Required in Pakistan

Posted by Pk-Legal and Associates on Mon August 28th, 2017

How to register a foreigners marriage in Pakistan?

This page is for those people who are looking for the latest information about the process of Foreigners Marriage in Pakistan. As we all know the world has become a global village hence there is no surprise that inter-content or inter-country marriages are so much common now. Being the sixth most populated country, Pakistanis can be found in all parts of the world and there are so many Pakistani nationals who choose their life partners from across the globe. So it is a very common question people ask what are the rules for foreigners getting married to a Pakistani national in Pakistan? In this article, we will list some details about foreigners' Marriage rules and requirements if they want to get it registered on Pakistan soil.

Primary requirements and rules for foreigners  who want to get married to a Pakistani national in Pakistan:

  1. A foreigner intending to marry in Pakistan with a Pakistan National must have a valid Pakistan visa at the time of marriage registration. This visa can even be a tourist visa.
  2. If a foreigner is getting married in Islamabad or Karachi with a Pakistani national then he/she will have to submit 6x passport-size photographs, in Lahore 4x photographs are required.
  3. Pakistani partners will have to present their National Identity Card for the registration of their marriage.
  4. If any party was previously married but now living as divorced or widowed then the presentation of relevant documents is compulsory. If such a document is not in English then a certified translation would be required.
  5. The couple will also have to bring along two male witnesses with them at the time of registration. We can also arrange witnesses on request, however, this service may add some additional cost.

How the process of foreigner's marriage in Pakistan will work?

  • Book an appointment with us in advance. At least 1 or 2 days in advance appointment is necessary.
  • The couple arrives at our office along with all the documents listed above at the scheduled time.
  • At our office marriage will be registered as per Pakistan laws. And will also be solemnized in a religious way by the concerned person which is also a necessary part of these proceedings.
  • This whole process may take up to two hours and the couple will be provided with "Nikahnama" on the same day at our Islamabad office. Nikah Nama shall be provided on the very next day of marriage registration in Karachi and Lahore Offices.
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