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Getting married in Egypt

I am getting married in Egypt in July. I am from the United States.  I was wondering  if I was able to get my proof of religion notarized by someone other that the US embassy or is it only valid if done by the consulate in the states? I don't  gave a consulate near my state.

Thanks for your words
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You're the best ! Amazing reply.
May Allah bless you both :)
I hope you can still see my reply . I am Egyptian and he is swedish.
He must have a resident card to be able to marry me.. how is that possible? he's just a student.

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Hello,

I am both Swiss and Egyptian and i would like to know if anybody is in same situation. I don t know if i should marry as a Swiss or as an Egyptian.

Thanks in adva ce

First your proof needs to have an apostille stamp ... Google it and you will see what how and where ... this will evidence it as genuine ..  I dont believe your embassy or consulate will stamp this ... also check the American embassy website ... they have a very good document for down load on getting married in Egypt...

Thank you everyone for all of this helpful and wonderful information 😊

@moazoly As far as I know you can get this done at the US embassy in Cairo or any one within Egypt aswell.
If not, can you repost that info here and your solution because I am In a similar situation :) good luck and thank you :)

Anyone does need to help, i am married to an American woman in Cairo 7 months ago.

Hi,
As our experience, you should get marry like an Egyptian if you decide to stay in Egypt. If not, marry like an a Swiss.
We are American ( my husband original is Egyptian) , he decided to marry as an Egyptian with an American . So things went out more difficult than he thought. Also they added my father name on my name which was terrible to proof that my name was the same on my passport.
Most of my friends that married Egyptians outside the country, they could not use their married contract in egypt. Coz the law does not except or recognize them all. So they have to remarry again in Cairo.
Good luck
Regards,
Thuy

Good luck in your new life.

Re. Number 12 and reference to age difference, do you any idea how to get the approval required from the office of ministry of justice. Is it difficult to obtain?
Ty

Hi
I am Australian married to an Egyptian man. We married in Cairo at the The Ministry of Justice
All we had to do was fill in the appropriate paperwork (Arabic) submit it with passport photos medical certificate and a residency stamp in my passport from immigration
Most of this all happened within the Justice building except for the medical certificate
No problems at all
In saying that first thing to do is make sure yours and you future husbands paper work are all authentic and stamped by your country of origin. This is the first and most important step.
Good Luck

Hi
I am Irish and my wife is Egyptian
We were married in 2014
My wife was 25 and I was 56 an age difference of 31 years
There is a law in Egypt that if the age difference is more than .. 20 or 25 years .. can't exactly remember which ... then there is a special permission must be sought ... we got a lawyer to do this .. can't remember exact details of where from and who as the lawyer handled it ..
Part of it involved me having to put 40,000 LE in a bank of Egypt account for my wife in her name as surety.
This law was enacted in response to rich Arabs from Saudi and the gulf states coming to Egypt and exploiting young vulnerable girls, by marring them, taking them home for 3 months and divorcing them.... this was highlighed on an Egyptian tv documentary some years back ... if I was from one of these countries I am not sure I would have got permission.
I am not sure if the law applies if the woman is older than the man ...

Hi!
I just want to know the correct procedure to get married in Cairo.
In shaa Allah, will meet my love in this December.
I knew him from website called Interpals Penpals since last February, and fallen in love after one month.
He told his mom and his family about us, and they gave us support to end this relationship with marriage.

Any Egyptian who can help me about this?
Thanks a lot.  :)

Which kind of help would you like to get ? :)

What documents i should get ready and how is the procedures there for Egyptian and Malaysian to get married, both of us are Muslim.

Thanks  :)

i need all kind of help actually

what in the end did you do. I am getting married next week and wanted to know what others' experience was with the religion confirmation document.  Did you find an alternative source in Cairo to confirm Christianity?

Thanks!

Hello Dear ,
As far as i know , marriage with a US citizen should be documented in the US Embassy , you can check the site eg.usembassy.gov , you can contact the embassy for further info ,
i just don't understand what do you mean to ask about in your last reply when you wrote "Did you find an alternative source in Cairo to confirm Christianity? " , wish you all luck .
Regards

Hi Solyman,
One of the documents that need to be brought to the Ministry of Justice is a verification of religion. I am Christian and my fiance is Muslim. In the case that my embassy does not provide me with a document that states my religion, what other options do I have to get a document to take to the Ministry of Justice to verify my religion?

Best,
Riri

Hello Riri ,
don't worry about the Embassy , these rules is well known in the embassy , you have to go with your fiance there and ask for a document which the Embassy approves their acceptance for your marriage , i think it cost around 30 $  , and then you can continue the process after getting this document done , you can go to the ministry of Justice to where the ask you about that certificate from the Embassy , and then i guess everything gets easier ,
Best of luck ,
Soliman

Please can you help with some advice I married Egyptian man 4years ago from west bank luxor I am British born from Scotland I've kept him for 4years I paid for flats cars wedding his clothes foot ware everything I even naught his mum a new washing machine becouse hers was not working right he has never giving me a home never he lived in hurgada I paid for our flat there I bought him a new car he was picking up lady's having sex in the car I gave him £6000 to build a caffee he told me he gave it to his father for a piece of land I have since discovered he has been having sex with a lady in hurgada who also has a partner and a 9 year old son he has been having sex with her for over a year please help all I want is my money back your an older lady would his father have taken my money for his land please advice please

Please can you help with some advice I married Egyptian man 4years ago from west bank luxor I am British born from Scotland I've kept him for 4years I paid for flats cars wedding his clothes foot ware everything I even naught his mum a new washing machine becouse hers was not working right he has never giving me a home never he lived in hurgada I paid for our flat there I bought him a new car he was picking up lady's having sex in the car I gave him £6000 to build a caffee he told me he gave it to his father for a piece of land I have since discovered he has been having sex with a lady in hurgada who also has a partner and a 9 year old son he has been having sex with her for over a year please help all I want is my money back your an older lady would his father have taken my money for his land please advice please

Please can you help with some advice I married Egyptian man 4years ago from west bank luxor I am British born from Scotland I've kept him for 4years I paid for flats cars wedding his clothes foot ware everything I even naught his mum a new washing machine becouse hers was not working right he has never giving me a home never he lived in hurgada I paid for our flat there I bought him a new car he was picking up lady's having sex in the car I gave him £6000 to build a caffee he told me he gave it to his father for a piece of land I have since discovered he has been having sex with a lady in hurgada who also has a partner and a 9 year old son he has been having sex with her for over a year please help all I want is my money back your an older lady would his father have taken my money for his land please advice please

Bettybooboo
From what u saying this not a marriage it's a business for him.
My advice for u is to leave him and forget those bad days

I'm so sorry to hear about that, forgive me for what I'm about to say, but you wasn't blind , it wouldn't be so easy to restore your money without having contracts or Official papers proving that the money is yours and you gave it to him, I haven't dealt before with the British embassy but you can talk to them as well, I'm not blaming you at all,  you were honest, faithful and loyal for someone who doesn't deserve, it's a shame that he is Egyptian, i hope you stay strong my friend .

Thank you so much !! i am getting married to my Egyptian fiancee and I needed to know such information!!

Please send me your contact number, we have some urgent questions..

thanks  a lot in advance.

I got married in Cairo 3 years ago I'm British he is Egyptian from luxor wish I'd never met him he turned out to be a con man so be careful I knew him two years before we married in embassy he was all sweet and light he has committed adultery sold my car gave my money to his family and he told me to fuck off I was getting nothing I'm now filling for divorce can't wait to get him out of my life the lier the cheat the adultery makes me angry as the women is converted Islam with a child how could she do such a thing shameful but Allah has seen with his own eyes

this is so helpful!

So do you only need a registration stamp and not a residence? I'm British so will already have my visa which I will buy at the airport upon arrival to Egypt

You need what is called temporary residence stamp
Available in mogama

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