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i am marrying a moroccan man in morocca, what papers r needed?

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i am a canadian living in the usa for 11 years. i am going to morocco in aug 1 st to marry. but i need to know what papers are needed,and do i need papers from usa and canada?

how long does it take get all papers translated etc?
I also need a translator in #####...I need all the help/ information i can get. Thank you..
Oh yes, how long does a couple have to wait for the spouse to arrive in the usa??

please email me at
alicek_5@yahoo.com

thank you

alice
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Hi

I should be able to help with this as I've just completed the whole process and was married in Agadir last Friday!

The process of marrying a Moroccan as a foreign national is complicated and pricey so be warned!

1st I applied for a police record check in the UK (I'm English). This cost me £10 and I applied for it at my local police station. It takes about 2 weeks to be processed. Then I should have applied for a cetificate of eligibility to marry at my local registery office. But I left it too late and paid the price of having to later request one from the British Consulate in Casablanca and boy do they know how to charge! I then obtained a letter from my work confirming that I was in full time employment and my salary. I took all these documents along with my birth cert to Morocco.

When I got there I took the best step that I beleive anyone can take when dealing with these matters and employed an English speaking translater Mr Brahim Beneyamhim from Agadir (details on avail on request). The cost of Brahim's service was really reasonable and worth every penny or Dirham if you like. He advised me to get a medical certifcate and arranged for me to convert to Islam ( a requirement for men marrying Maroc women). I then went to the Brit Consulate in Casablanca. Where they gave me for the fee of £160 an Affidavit of Nationality and Eligibility to Marry and also the statement of honour that I have never married before. I then had to go to Rabat, Annexe du Ministère des Affaires Etrangères to have these 3 docs certified. This cost the price of 3 stamps but was hassle as the Annex is a confusing place. You need to go there in the morning drop your papers off and recieve a queing ticket. You then come back later in the morning when told and have your 3 docs stamped and certified. Its best to have a maroc speaking friend with you on this one.

After that I went to the Ministère de la Justice Section des Marriages in Rabat and obtained a Maroc police check. This was completed in a day and cost 20MDH.

I then took all these papers back to Brhim in Agadir where he translated them all into Arabic. He also wrote a letter to the judge requesting the marraige. He charged me a mere 900MDH for this service and it was worth every penny. My fiancee then had to go to her father and gain a letter of approval, a police check, cert of never having married and a cert of her adress. Brahim put all these papers together with loads of passport photos of us and made about 5/6 files.

We then took the papers to the local family court where the court clerk started the admin process. As I did not have a lot of time to wait I chose to fast track the process by offering the clerk a fee (read into this as you may!). This really helped as the clerk ensured that the Wakeel who signs the 1st step got my papers immediately as opposed to them sitting around forever. We then were interviewed by the Wakeel who signed the papers and told us to take them to the local police for checks.

We then went to the local police who interviewed us and again we chose to 'fast track'the process which ensured that it was all done that day instead of taking maybe a couple of weeks. We then took the papers back to the court where a judge signed them off. Then we went to the court apointed Adould who married us. My bride requested a Dowry which I put a down payment on at the Adouls office. This is more a custom than anything else. We were then given a reciept for the Marriage cert that arrives next week! And now we are married.

We then had a big do at my wifes parents home!

If you need anymore details jsut ask and best wishes for your marriage!
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Hi, i have to thank you with all my heart for your detailed information,im glad and hoping it all worked out for you.
i have just 1 question if you would please.
on your post you wrote about going to cassablanca and they giving you some paper work for which they genorously charged you £160. im not understanding if this is the paper work i can obtain from the local registery office. is it a certificate to show i am eligible to marry and i am currently not married?
as per your earlier paragraphs you mentioned that you didnt take with you a certain document . is this the same document from the registry office?
i would appreciate if you can ellaborate on it for me.

p.s. did you take any mobile phone bills? printed out email etc to proove your communication following up to the wedding?
im sorry however i have not started on any paper work and i intend to marry in july so i could do with all the help i can receive. thank you.much obliged
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congratulations , i'm moroccan guy i married a british girl and we have got our marriage certificate few days ago , lhamdollah . pls will u tell us what else we should do in morocco and uk ? thank u so much and good luck .
*i hope u can email me all the informations on my email : ibramrb@yahoo.com
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Hello I am so glad you posted such great information here. I am very enterestd and in much need of the person who helped you out there in Agadir. I will be back there in morocco again to marry my fiance this time, but I only have a month to do everything and then i have to get back to the usa for work again. we are Doing a Cr1. can you please let me know how I can get in touch with Mr. Brahim Beneyamhim from Agadir? My fiance and I have been throughh a lot in the past 2 months. we got denied his k1- visa there in casa with the CO. we are now doing what our attorney is suggesting, which is to marry in Morocco and then file a CR1. So if you can please let me know how to reach this person to help us out as well, we will really appreciate it.

Bridget

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 04/01/2011 01:32AM by princessapple.
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Marrying a Moroccan Man
June 24, 2007 06:53PM
By Peet
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Converting to Islam, is this also a requirement for women marrying Maroc men?

Thanks!
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"Marrying a Moroccan Man"
June 25, 2007 05:27AM
By intenso
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>Converting to Islam, is this also a
>requirement for women marrying Maroc men?
>
>Thanks!

No, Islam considers a child's religious heritage to eminate from the mother. Therefore only men wishing to marry Muslim woman are required to convert. Thereby ensuring the child's faith is safeguarded.
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No Islam does not consider child's religious heritage to eminate from the mother.

Please read the following article: http://www.jannah.org/sisters/intermarriage.html
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marriage in morocco
September 09, 2007 09:04PM
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hi
i am maltese sitizen live in uk ,getting married soon in morocco,rabat,i have all documents ready and translated to arabic waiting for a week off from work to go and do the rest,any advices plz
the good thing is my fiance father works in court and one more thing that i don't need to convert to islam cz my parents are origin muslim and that will help,i want to have the best wedding in a real short time what can you advise me please
god bless you and your wife
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Re: marriage in morocco
February 01, 2010 09:28AM
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dublinoix Wrote:
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> hi
> i am maltese sitizen live in uk ,getting married
> soon in morocco,rabat,i have all documents ready
> and translated to arabic waiting for a week off
> from work to go and do the rest,any advices plz
> the good thing is my fiance father works in court
> and one more thing that i don't need to convert
> to islam cz my parents are origin muslim and that
> will help,i want to have the best wedding in a
> real short time what can you advise me please
> god bless you and your wife
>
>

Hi l!
I've just visited this forum. Happy to get acquainted with you. Thanks.

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Re: marriage in morocco
August 17, 2015 07:10PM
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Hi!

Thanks for offering assistance here for those who are looking to get
married in morocco. I am a Pakistani National looking to get married
in morocco. Kindly let me know what papers do I need to make from
Pakistan? I have see comments here that some peoples were in troubles
because there police certificate (a person U.K.) has NOT being
accepted in morocco. Now my question is what information is required
or to be mentioned in police certificate so that it will be accepted
in morocco.

Your early reply will be highly appreciated
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contact
September 10, 2007 03:37PM
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please do contact me at this address
nassim26uk@hotmail.com
anything will help
regards
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help
February 07, 2008 10:07AM
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I have been to morocco 3 times to be with my fiance and i am in agadir now and we planned to get married unfortunatly his parents wont give us there blessing for our marriage and it has left us devastated and we dont know what to do or who to turn to for help,i am alone here and dont know anyone and i dont speak arabic or french and to add to all this i found out i lost my flat in uk so i am trying to find a job here in dakhla,please if there is any advice you can give me to try and find solutions to my problems i would be most grateful.

Many Thanks

Debbie
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Marriage
February 10, 2008 10:59PM
By Yahya
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First, Find out why they won't give you the blessing and fix it. Become Muslim if not already. Say Shahaada in front of his parents and read the first surah of the Quran to his Father or have his father help you read it. Islam is the answer. Peace be upon you.
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marriage problems
February 13, 2008 09:24AM
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Thankyou for your reply,my fiances father does not want to meet me and i am a muslim woman i coverted to islam 3 months ago and i do regular prayer and charity the problem with his father is language as he dont speak english and i dont speak arabic or french and he does not want his son to translate and his family thinks its to soon for him to marry and he is 32 and old enough to make his own judgments but i wont give up because Allah will me for sure
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try to have all these doccuments
February 21, 2008 02:00AM
By anwar
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i read the answers but i think they missed steps , but i'm here to help you and to show you how to do it with the wright way.
my name is anwar i'm also from morocco i'm from rabat but i'm living now in agadir ; i met my sweet lady in the internet she is from canada and we married 2 months ago and you'll just have problem if you dont know the steps to folow but dont worry i'm here to help you and to make it easy for it's verry eazy dont worry just you should have some passion .
in the first you should bring from your contry these doccuments :
01- certificate of birth .
02- statement of criminal record you'll translated after that in morocco .
03- certificate of employment .
04- certificate of wages . my wife forget this
( if you are already marriage dont forget to bring divorce certificate )
paper but his mother faxed it to her she realy has a nice mother smiling smiley
05- certificate of nationality .
and when you com to morocco you should go first to your consulate to bring some more papers like my consulate of canada is in rabat but the consulate of usa i think is in Casablanca .
in the consulate you'll have :
06- statement of criminal record from ministry of justice .and you'll take it to the external ministry and you should bring with you 20 dh and pasport copy .
07- certificate of capacity of marriage.
and after all that they others are eazy to do it yu have it in hours like :
08- a lettre for marriage to the judge written in arabic says that you wanna marry.
09- pictures the said 4 but just have 16 sometimes you need it .
10- medical certificate it's eazy to get it in morocco .
11- if you are moslem you need a certificate from imam says that or and other oen says that you are christian otjewish if you are not moslem .
12- passport copy .
that all you need as an american woman but your man also should have these doccument :
01- certificate of birth .
02- statement of crimal record .
03- local certificate .
04- certificate said that he has not married before .
05- medical certificate .
06- copy of ID .
07- 2 pictures but t's better to take 16 you'll need it .
08- divorce certificate if he married before .
09- death certificate if his wife died .
after married dont forget to regestrat it in your consulate .
and i wish you have a nice moroccan weeding you should know that morrocan weeding is the best you'll also like morroco very much smiling smiley
any else question just email me :
nice_anwar@yahoo.fr
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all doccuments you need
February 21, 2008 02:04AM
By anwar
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i read the answers but i think they missed steps , but i'm here to help you and to show you how to do it with the wright way.
my name is anwar i'm also from morocco i'm from rabat but i'm living now in agadir ; i met my sweet lady in the internet she is from Canada and we married 2 months ago and you'll just have problem if you dont know the steps to follow but dont worry i'm here to help you and to make it easy for it's very easy dont worry just you should have some passion .
in the first you should bring from your country these documents :
01- certificate of birth .
02- statement of criminal record you'll translated after that in morocco .
03- certificate of employment .
04- certificate of wages . my wife forget this
( if you are already marriage dont forget to bring divorce certificate )
paper but his mother faxed it to her she really has a nice mother smiling smiley
05- certificate of nationality .
and when you com to morocco you should go first to your consulate to bring some more papers like my consulate of Canada is in Rabat but the consulate of usa i think is in Casablanca .
in the consulate you'll have :
06- statement of criminal record from ministry of justice .and you'll take it to the external ministry and you should bring with you 20 dh and passport copy .
07- certificate of capacity of marriage.
and after all that they others are easy to do it you have it in hours like :
08- a letter for marriage to the judge written in Arabic says that you wanna marry.
09- pictures the said 4 but just have 16 sometimes you need it .
10- medical certificate it's easy to get it in morocco .
11- if you are Moslem's you need a certificate from imam says that or and other one says that you are Christiane or jewish if you are not Moslem's .
12- passport copy .
that all you need as an American woman but your man also should have these document :
01- certificate of birth .
02- statement of crimial record .
03- local certificate .
04- certificate said that he has not married before .
05- medical certificate .
06- copy of ID .
07- 2 pictures but it's better to take 16 you'll need it .
08- divorce certificate if he married before .
09- death certificate if his wife died .
after married dont forget to regestrate it in your consulate .
and i wish you have a nice Moroccan weeding you should know that moroccan weeding is the best you'll also like morocco very much smiling smiley
any else question just email me :
nice_anwar@yahoo.fr
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all the doccuments you need
February 21, 2008 02:11AM
By anwar
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i read the answers but i think they missed steps , but i'm here to help you and to show you how to do it with the wright way.
my name is anwar i'm also from morocco i'm from rabat but i'm living now in agadir ; i met my sweet lady in the internet she is from Canada and we married 2 months ago and you'll just have problem if you dont know the steps to follow but dont worry i'm here to help you and to make it easy for it's very easy dont worry just you should have some passion .
in the first you should bring from your country these documents :
01- certificate of birth .
02- statement of criminal record you'll translated after that in morocco .
03- certificate of employment .
04- certificate of wages . my wife forget this
( if you are already marriage dont forget to bring divorce certificate )
paper but his mother faxed it to her she really has a nice mother smiling smiley
05- certificate of nationality .
and when you com to morocco you should go first to your consulate to bring some more papers like my consulate of Canada is in Rabat but the consulate of usa i think is in Casablanca .
in the consulate you'll have :
06- statement of criminal record from ministry of justice .and you'll take it to the external ministry and you should bring with you 20 dh and passport copy .
07- certificate of capacity of marriage.
and after all that they others are easy to do it you have it in hours like :
08- a letter for marriage to the judge written in Arabic says that you wanna marry.
09- pictures the said 4 but just have 16 sometimes you need it .
10- medical certificate it's easy to get it in morocco .
11- if you are Moslem's you need a certificate from imam says that or and other one says that you are Christiane or jewish if you are not Moslem's .
12- passport copy .
that all you need as an American woman but your man also should have these document :
01- certificate of birth .
02- statement of criminal record .
03- local certificate .
04- certificate said that he has not married before .
05- medical certificate .
06- copy of ID .
07- 2 pictures but it's better to take 16 you'll need it .
08- divorce certificate if he married before .
09- death certificate if his wife died .
after married dont forget to regestrate it in your consulate .
and i wish you have a nice Moroccan weeding you should know that moroccan weeding is the best you'll also like morocco very much smiling smiley
any else question just email me :
nice_anwar@yahoo.fr
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all the doccuments you need
February 21, 2008 02:22AM
By anwar
Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 4
i read the answers but i think they missed steps , but i'm here to help you and to show you how to do it with the wright way.
my name is anwar i'm also from morocco i'm from rabat but i'm living now in agadir ; i met my sweet lady in the internet she is from Canada and we married 2 months ago and you'll just have problem if you dont know the steps to follow but dont worry i'm here to help you and to make it easy for it's very easy dont worry just you should have some passion .
in the first you should bring from your country these documents :
01- certificate of birth .
02- statement of criminal record you'll translated after that in morocco .
03- certificate of employment .
04- certificate of wages . my wife forget this
( if you are already marriage dont forget to bring divorce certificate )
paper but his mother faxed it to her she really has a nice mother smiling smiley
05- certificate of nationality .
and when you com to morocco you should go first to your consulate to bring some more papers like my consulate of Canada is in Rabat but the consulate of usa i think is in Casablanca .
in the consulate you'll have :
06- statement of criminal record from ministry of justice .and you'll take it to the external ministry and you should bring with you 20 dh and passport copy .
07- certificate of capacity of marriage.
and after all that they others are easy to do it you have it in hours like :
08- a letter for marriage to the judge written in Arabic says that you wanna marry.
09- pictures the said 4 but just have 16 sometimes you need it .
10- medical certificate it's easy to get it in morocco .
11- if you are Moslem's you need a certificate from imam says that or and other one says that you are Christiane or jewish if you are not Moslem's .
12- passport copy .
that all you need as an American woman but your man also should have these document :
01- certificate of birth .
02- statement of crimial record .
03- local certificate .
04- certificate said that he has not married before .
05- medical certificate .
06- copy of ID .
07- 2 pictures but it's better to take 16 you'll need it .
08- divorce certificate if he married before .
09- death certificate if his wife died .
after married dont forget to regestrate it in your consulate .
and i wish you have a nice Moroccan weeding you should know that moroccan weeding is the best you'll also like morocco very much smiling smiley
any else question just email me :
nice_anwar@yahoo.fr
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moroccan marriage
March 18, 2008 07:27PM
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Hi,
I read your message with interest, it was very informative. I am from England and am getting married in Rabat in 3 weeks. I didn't know you had to have a certificate of nationality, can you please advise me how I obtain this. I would be very grateful for your help.
Thanks
Claire
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national certificate
March 18, 2008 09:55PM
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for this national certificate u can have it here in the uk consulate in rabat. & for the other papers u can see what anwar wrote,
have nice marriage.
mouad & debz
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marriage in morocco
March 18, 2008 10:18PM
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Hi,
One more question. How many birth certificates do you need? I only have one but my fiancee seems to think I need many!
Thanks again
Claire
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marriage in morocco
March 19, 2008 10:57AM
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you only need one birth certificate claire.Are you going to be living in Morocco with your husband or both going to live in uk?

Mouad and Debz
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marriage in morocco
March 20, 2008 07:56PM
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Thankyou for reply. We will both live in the uk but eventually move back to Morocco.

Claire
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marriage in morocco
March 20, 2008 08:52PM
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u just need one birth certificate, but once u r in morocco u can photocopy it & legalise all the copies u need, u'r fiance will show u where to legalise this copys, it take only 20 minute or less, tell me where in morocco u will be, we r in agadir, u can visit us if u want u r welcome.
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marriage in morocco
March 20, 2008 11:24PM
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I visited Agadir in December, enjoyed my time there. Getting married in April but will be in Rabat. Thankyou for your offer to visit you, next time we are in Agadir we might take you up on it.
How long did the process take you to get married? I hope I have long enough, I am only able to be in Morocco for 3 weeks.

Claire
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marriage in morocco
March 21, 2008 10:02AM
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We are not married yet but hopefully next month we have had a few problems so had to pospone our marriage,Debz has been here for almost 5 months and she is from uk too,if you have msn u can add us mouadebz@hotmail.com;hope to speak with u soon
take care claire
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Marriage in Morocco
April 09, 2008 10:18PM
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Hi Claire

I got married in Decemeber and it took me 21 days in total to get married but a few days were wasted as me and my husband didn't know some things so we had to go from Rabat and Marrakech a few times! lol. You get your certificate of Nationality from the British Embassy in Casablanca and if i remember rightly its £30. Any questions feel free to ask. <img src="[www.africaguide.com]]

Michaela
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Marriage in Morocco
April 10, 2008 08:49AM
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I was in Rabat British Consulate on Friday for my papers and they have changed everything,the process at the consulate now takes up tp 6 weeks and you have to get your cert of non impediment from the uk now,here is the link for anyone to see the new rules for marrying in Morocco
http://www.britishembassy.gov.uk/servlet/Front?pagename=OpenMarket/Xcelerate/ShowPage&c=Page&cid=1017170886997
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Marriage in Morocco
May 26, 2008 08:01AM
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Hi

thanks for that message, i'm just about to go through it all too. My fiance is from Fez but now living and working in Agadir.

I had a few questions for you (or anyone), if you wouldn't mind having a look:

- Could I have the details of your translator please? He sounds very reasonable!

- Why go to Casablanca for those papers? I thought they are from the consulate in Rabat, which is the same town as the Annexe du Ministère des Affaires Etrangères. Or is it only from Casablanca?

- I am a born muslim girl from the UK, do you know what document I can give to prove that I was born a muslim please? I've never heard of that before.

- how much did you give to 'fast track' the processes?

- Do you have to get married on the same day?? Do you know if it is possible to marry in a different town? Although my fiance is from Fez (residency) I love the idea of getting married in Agadir.

And last of all, how long did the whole process take for you in Morocco?

Many thanks for your help

Shama
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Payslips
May 26, 2008 08:05AM
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Oh yes, just another question.

The British Embassy site says that for the Marriage visa application, 6 months of payslips should be shown. Do you think three would be acceptable? (Three months is required for some other countries)

I was living in Morocco for a few months, and only started working in March this year.

Many thanks

Shama
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hi
June 12, 2008 04:40PM
By Bev
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Posts: 2
hi my name is bev , congratulations on your marriage i hope you will be very happy.... i need please your help and advice i have known a moroccan man for 18 years as friends we have within the last year decided to be a couple after i have just split from my husband ..i have just been in september for 3 weeks and we have talked about getting married .i can only get 3 weeks over there to get married i am a supervisor and cannot get any more time off than that.... please if you can explain to me the quickest way possible in the time i have and how much in total this will cost us....thanks for any advice you can give..by the way lawyer from morocco wants to help us but wants 400pound. i think to much for advice or will it help
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hi michaela
June 12, 2008 06:10PM
By Bev
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LAST EDITED ON Jul-14-08 AT 03:56 PM (GMT)


can anyone please tell me from the date of getting the certificate of no impediment how long does the paper last for .how long is the paper valid for
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marrying in morocco
June 25, 2008 01:40PM
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Hello:

i am a canadian citizen, indian by birth. i met this moroccon guy on the internet, from #####. we have been talking only for a couple weeks and such, but we click really well and i am thinking of visiting him in october. he has already proposed marriage to me, but i am actually really scared for some reason. a few people here told me that in morocco men are always just harrassing the women and that the only way they can get out of the country is by marrying someone. of course, cannot be true for every person - but can someone please give me insight to the culture and men in morocco? i am totally inexperienced with this whole marrying outside of my country concept and have no idea what to expect, what to be careful of.

i do not mean any offence to anyone, but as a woman, i am just very skeptical.

please provide some guidance.
thank you
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Marrying in Morocco
June 26, 2008 08:12AM
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Hi

It's natural to be scared when someone you barely know proposes marriage to you!

I think if you are serious then you can think about visiting him before considering marriage seriously. It's much easier to click online than it is in person.

From my experiences, Moroccan people are open to welcoming other cultures, but I guess this depends on the person.

I have also heard a lot about moroccan men who marry just for a visa, it really does happen.

But as you said, there are plenty of genuine love stories out there too. People are the same from every country, you get some great ones and some who just look out for themselves!

Kind regards and good luck
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moroccon marriage
June 26, 2008 12:28PM
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thank you for your kind words of comfort. i am plannign to visit sometime soon, hopefully all goes well.

is it safe for a woman to travel there alone? anything i should be cautious/careful of?

Best regards
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Re: moroccon marriage
August 19, 2010 06:21PM
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Posts: 1
My ex-husband used me for a greencard. I am almost 10 years older and was a larger woman. I gave him my heart and he used me, abused me and broke my heart. He was abusive in everyway. I will never trust a Moroccan person again. I do not believe in bashing other religions but I will not ever trust a Muslim person again because of the hell I have lived through for 6 years. He is evil. Taoufik El Fatihi, don't trust him. Don't trust anyone from Morocco. They will hurt you and use you. PERIOD! If you are still married think twice! He will screw you in the end.
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morocco
June 27, 2008 11:54AM
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I think it depends on where you go, what town is he in? The big ones are quite modern and safe, and there are lots of taxis.

if you're asian (like me) you'll probably blend in a bit. if you speak french or arabic it'll be much easier for you.

i recommend just be careful of the usual tourist things! but nothing major really.
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morocco
June 27, 2008 12:04PM
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Hello:

he is in ##### - i am asian (indian), so i am sure looks wont be an issue smiling smiley

i am also a muslim, so i am not worried about that part. i dont speak arabic or french, but he speaks some english and that is how we have been talking.

Is it very conservative there as far as clothing goes? have you been there yourself?
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Re: morocco
March 06, 2010 04:48PM
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Salaam, i was reading your thread and interesting. as i also fall in your category. i am a muslim indian born and bread in England. i also intend to go marry my moroccon fiance in july insha allah.
as your thread was posted around 9 months i hope your marriage took place gracefully.
i would love any information you can share with me in regards to paper works etc,
i do have a general overview however the more the better.
i awai your response
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morocco
June 27, 2008 12:06PM
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not sure why i cant write the city name in my reply -
maybe you will receive this..

k..enit..ra
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WOW
July 26, 2008 05:15AM
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Men o Men!!!! Im Moroccan living in the US for 20 years , and I tell you I love it in here , specially when it comes to any documents that you need. You get them right away, because it is your right, so much for the glory of bullshit to kiss ASS in morocco to get something that is absolutely.
I feel for you girl!! so many paper work!!! your not marring the prince of morocco here, come on now! this is should be easy and fun, i don't see the need of police report or check up. is this mean if you are a felon. you can't get married?? of cause you will!! so what's the point then having a POLICE CHECK ???? I say GIVE ME A BREAK.
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Wow
July 26, 2008 11:21AM
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yeah i hear ya..
but no matter where you look - there is nothing positive - everywhere i see horror stories.
someone did this , someone did that - they are all out for money - i guess can get a little scary from a woman's prespective.
its only on this site that i have read something good and positive, otherwise its all been a de moralising search on websites.

i am planning to go in october.. i am looking forward to it, i am sure wiill be a nice trip.
how has your experience been in the USA?

i appreciate your response..
regards
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I am going to marry a man from Khemisett in October and am trying to find out about the papers needed. I am a U.K citizen. The list you have provided says you need a certificate of employment and wage slips. I do not have these as i do not work. Is this going to be a problem for us?? I am very worried. I would appreciate all the help i can get. I look forward to your answer
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marring a man in khemisett
September 07, 2008 09:28PM
By TCPODZ
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Hello and good luck to you i am looking for info As I am marring a man from Khemmiset to . we are suposed to Marry in Nov 2008 and i sure hope it all goes well. I dont understand why u have to have proof of ur work as i dont work my self . and dont know what to do there if anyone knows please help .and Laniey if you could plz email as i would like to talk with you. tccauthen@aol.com
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marriage in morocco
September 17, 2008 01:24AM
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aysalam alaikum,,

My name is melody ismail,, i will be marrying my fiance in novemebr 2008 inshallah , this year . i have a question fo ryou about marriage papers, i receive your email of morocco blogged in the "the african guide" i like to know due to the fact my ex-husband from morocco and got caught up abusing my child and i received a criminal record because i live with him at the time,,, i like to know if you know about the criminal laws their or the marriage law about get married with a criminal recard will it go through the ministre de justice in rabat, morocco,, please let me know,, thank you for all your help if you can give an answer on this,,please it is very important to me thank you..

aysalam

melody ismail
usa, los angeles
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Hi,
I am from the UK and got married in Rabat in August. I also was not in employment when I got married as my employer would not let me have the time off. I took my old wage slips and just explained my circumstances which was not a problem. I don't think they are that bothered so long as you show how you are supporting yourself. The whole process took just less than 4 weeks and was very stressful. If you love someone that much then a bit of stress is nothing!
I hope this has been of help.
Good luck with your marriage.
Claire & Bouayad x
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capacity of marriage in morocco
October 16, 2008 07:37PM
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i'm going to get married in morocco in about 3 weeks. i went before to get married back in april but couldn't. this time, i have collected and translated all the paperwork needed for the marriage. however, i have been informed from my country's embassy that i cannot renew my capacity of marriage. i know that documents for marriage in morocco expire after 3 months? is there possible that they will accept all of my current documents with a capacity from april seeing that it is not in my control how the country gives out capacities and it's not in my control about expiration dates in morocco.

thanks in advance
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marrying in morocco
November 08, 2008 09:13PM
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Hello:

i hope someone can help me here, i am totally confused and lost.

I am a canadian citizen, but i was born in india. i wish to marry my fiance in morocco - do i need a police clearance from india as well? i have not lived in india now since 2000. Please advise if someone knows.

i would appreciate any help anyone can provide.

Regards
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Marriage in Morocco
November 09, 2008 12:54AM
Anonymous User
Hello Everyone:

I am a Moroccan national, my wife is American and we have been married for two years. Getting married in morocco is very complicated indeed and it takes several weeks. Furthermore, it will take more time and paperwork after your husband or wife move to live with you. There is an easy way to avoid all this hassel and headache. The fiancee Visa. My wife and I did this procedure when we were in Dubai and it only took 3 months to finish all the paperwork.
I can provide you with more information if you are interested.
Regards
Mustapha
mus.agourram30@yahoo.com
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marriage in morocco
November 12, 2008 03:03AM
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Hello:

can someone explain to me about this certificate of wages i need to bring to morocco? where do i get this and what should it say?

isnt letter of employment the same thing? can someone send me a format/template of what it looks like? what it says? please....

any help would be appreciated.
thank you so much.

Regards
Geeta
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Visa problems
November 25, 2008 08:57AM
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Read your article on the Africa guide. I been through the Moroccan marriage but now two years later and a tribunal appeal that was allowed the clearance officer is insisting that we take up to date pay slips, bank statements, proof of accommodation, proof of relationship. He said he will make an informal decision about my husband visa. I been back to my lawyer who says this is not acceptable as the appeal was granted. Have you heard anything similar to this and if so what was the solution.
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Re: Visa problems
August 02, 2010 07:07AM
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The topic that you are talking about is very common in my situation also.
I live at the moment in US but wanted to get maried in Morocco because I went there few years ago and found my love there. She where from US also and we meet there so hope to hear some more information about this to have a reat wedding there.
Thank you in advance and hope to get married in 2011 where I want smiling smiley
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marrying a moroccan man
November 25, 2008 09:12AM
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Hi

I married a moroccan man and did not have to convert to islam. Our wedding certificate has mix married on it.
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Marrying in Morocco
November 26, 2008 10:29PM
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I am American and I arrived in Morocco on December 2nd of 2007. We started all the marriage process right away and we were officially married on January 7th. And yes I did not convert to Islam and yes I did need two birth certificates. I also went Direct Consular Filing and petitioned for my husband in October of this year and the petition was approved. He now has his interview on December 22nd. I am a resident and will complete one full year next month.
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marrying a moroccan man
November 27, 2008 08:37PM
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If you are a foreign woman marrying a Moroccan man you will not need to convert to Islam

and YES if you are a foreign man marrying a Moroccan woman you WILL need to convert to Islam.

I hope this is clear.
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Rubbish
November 28, 2008 08:57AM
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I am a European female and I am not a Muslim woman. I am married to a Muslim man. I did not have to convert to islam. At the embassy of Rabat my declaration of being single include my Christian religion. I was allowed to get married in morocco to my husband. As I said our marriage Certificate states that it is a mix marriage in the area of religion. I hope this is clear also
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Try reading the posts clearly
November 28, 2008 08:08PM
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LAST EDITED ON Nov-28-08 AT 08:17 PM (GMT)


As above if you are a foreign woman marrying a Moroccan man you will not need to convert, if you are a foreign man marrying a Moroccan woman you will.

I would be interested to hear any informed views as to why there is a discrepancy between the @#$%&.
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Savat!

I am hopeing to get married to the moost beautiful girl in morocco. With gods will.

I know my chances are slim, but if anybody can help improveing my odds, I am greatful.

I have some questions I hope somebody can assist me.

First of all: somebody say I have to visit the local police station before I can get the statement of criminal record from the ministry of justice, is this correct?

and do I need a medical certification from morroco if I bring one from norway (translated into arabic)?

My tip to everybody is to bring as many certification as you can think of from home. I mean birth, work, medical anything.

Thank you very much.
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Salaam, i am from uk and want to marry in morocco what papers do i need and how long does it take for a visa to be granted thanks
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If I am from the USA and my boyfriend is from Morocco but is currently living in the USA and he has his greencard and all that already. If we want to travel to morocco and be married what are the steps to that what paperwork do i have to have is it a complicated process do i still have to go through all the police checks and all that...If someone knows step by step to let me know please tell me. I heard that if you were from USA you did not have to go through all the police check and that it was as simple as just going there and getting married please let me know all the details if you know them thanks
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worried Wrote:
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> If I am from the USA and my boyfriend is from
> Morocco but is currently living in the USA and he
> has his greencard and all that already. If we want
> to travel to morocco and be married what are the
> steps to that what paperwork do i have to have is
> it a complicated process do i still have to go
> through all the police checks and all that...If
> someone knows step by step to let me know please
> tell me. I heard that if you were from USA you did
> not have to go through all the police check and
> that it was as simple as just going there and
> getting married please let me know all the details
> if you know them thanks

Get married in the US. Then go to the Masjad and get married. Then send your Islamic marriage liscense in Arabic to the Moroccan Consulate and get it stamp. Call the consulate and they should be able to help you. It's so simple this way. People from UK and Canada should try this. Have your Moroccan partner go to your country and get married. Once you have the stamped marrige liscense, you will not get hasseled when you travel to Morocco.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/04/2009 11:05PM by Yahya.
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It would be interesting to hear Immmortalthetis how youve got on - its a year now and more since your last post - In the last 6 years Ive been involved with Morocco and Moroccans many marry only for visa and eventually passport to freedom - plus the better living circumstances of course in the meantime - a lot of very poor people in Morocco, hard to get a higher education unless have money, and then harder to get a decent job, of course a lot of the younger ones dont like that and see a lot of what the others/foreigners have by what they see on TV and tourists coming, and instead of looking for ways to go to uni or something, they look for being lucky with a foreign woman - and foreign woman can be generally easy to catch as quite naiive and listen to words rather that understanding that these guys learn to manipulate and lie to get what they want from early age and so can do it easily and its verydifficult to read that in their body language as they are so cool and charming about it.
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I have good friends who live in Norway - they have been married 15 years - she is Norwegian - he is Moroccan - they got married in a church in Norway and did the appropriate legals for marriage in Norway - they never had a ceremony or did anything for marriage in Morocco - he has along the way got his Norwegian passport and they travel back and stay in Morocco for several months every year without any problems - he no longer travels or uses a Moroccan ID card to enable any chance of getting involved with moroccan bureaucratics when travelling with her as they are man and wife - this is a wonderful agreeement!
She never had to sign any paper to falsely agree to become Muslim - which in my case I couldnt go ahead and do because as much as love was involved I also have my integrity and honesty to deal with, plus I could never deny Jesus, so unless you have reasons why you really want or must get married in Morocco then save a lot of hassle and hard work and just get married in the USA!
If he has his greencard and you are very happy with him, then wait out the time you need until he gets his american passport.
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In my comment, I assume all people converted to Islam when marring a Moroccan and truly love one another and not for Visa or money. Muslims do not deny Jesus (peace be upon him) either. He is one of the prophets; but he is not the son of GOD! Think about it. If Jesus was Lord, why did he pray to GOD? He was human just like the rest of us.

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Just an update from me (posted sometime back)

Married my Moroccan wife in June 2007, applied for visa to UK in December 2007 and which was granted in March 2008 and will expire in March 2010. We now have two little boys and are very happy.

Next step is for my wife to seek indefinate leave to remain.

We travel back to Morocco about twice a year.

Good luck to anyone getting married in Morocco soon.

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Nice to hear back from you and get an update - glad that all is going well! and that youre getting to visit Morocco so often!
All the best.
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Re:marriage in morocco
June 07, 2010 08:48PM
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Wow, crazy stuff. I am a U.S. citizen and wife is Moroccan and was a U.S permanent resident. We got married very easy in the U.S. and flew through the process in Morocco as well so we could have a wedding for her family that could not make it here. Weddings in Morocco are ridiculously expensive and because we spent so much money also we have some friends in high places so maybe that why it took almost no time, seriously I had to sign 2 papers one showing I will support and one showing my wealth with a few paystubs and the Marriage certificate was stamped right then. My suggestion is spend over 20,000 us on the wedding and invite the right people to the wedding. Or else its going to take forever... Wedding was in Casa
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can you tell me how to reach Mr Brahim Beneyamhim from Agadir ?
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Hi!

Thanks for offering assistance here for those who are looking to get
married in morocco. I am a Pakistani National looking to get married
in morocco. Kindly let me know what papers do I need to make from
Pakistan? I have see comments here that some peoples were in troubles
because there police certificate (a person U.K.) has NOT being
accepted in morocco. Now my question is what information is required
or to be mentioned in police certificate so that it will be accepted
in morocco.

Your early reply will be highly appreciated
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