angsted1 wrote:Is it only easier to get married in Denmark with all problems cropping up only after marriage (proving that the marriage was legitimate, etc.)?
angsted1 wrote:I have heard that marrying in Denmark is far easier because you only need to provide a Birth Certificate, a passport and live in the country for 2 weeks in order to get married. Is this true? If so, it would be a dream come true ... planning a marriage wouldn't have to be such a huge ordeal then!
angsted1 wrote:There are many problems associated with marrying in Germany ... particularly getting a certificate if marriageability (and a proof of current address in my case) -
I am non-resident Indian (NRI) so although I hold Indian nationality I don't live there. So getting a "Certificate of Marriageability" or an affidavit to the same purpose from the local sarpanch (akin to a mayor) in the area I am supposed to be registered in is a huge problem. Official registration practices for NRIs in India are quite mysterious.
Another less bothersome problem is that after this month (my studies come to an end), I will be jumping between countries on visas (looking for jobs) and therefore I don't really have an official address to provide to the state which they require ... so I'm hampered by this as well.
I really don't know what to do as a result and no real help is provided from the German Standesamts (they don't really know how to deal with such complex situations).
I have heard that marrying in Denmark is far easier because you only need to provide a Birth Certificate, a passport and live in the country for 2 weeks in order to get married. Is this true? If so, it would be a dream come true ... planning a marriage wouldn't have to be such a huge ordeal then!
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