Foreigner Marriage


A foreigner can marry in Pakistan. Foreigner marriage in Pakistan is not difficult.  Moreover, it is allowed for foreign women and men to marry a Pakistani. A foreign female need not change her religion. Whatever may her religion be? Besides, a male foreigner must convert and become a Muslim. Furthermore, a lawyer must be present at the wedding. In order to, guarantee that all clauses of the Muslim Family Laws Ordinance are fulfilled. A marriage certificate is known as “Nikah Nama” in Pakistan. The marriage certificate must be stamped by the Pakistan Foreign office.

How Foreigner marriage in Pakistan  takes place.

Nikah is the formal marriage ceremony. It is a marriage contract signed by both.  Furthermore, the presence of two witnesses or close family members is required. The Nikah is performed by a religious Marriage registrar. Possessing a license in Pakistan by the government. In order to, perform the Nikkah. The bride and groom must have two witnesses. In order to, ensure that the marriage is consensual.

Useful information for foreigners who seek marriage with a Pakistani citizen.

The foreigner must possess a valid passport. Four passport size photos. Moreover, a valid visa like a tourist, business, Family, or transit. “No impediment to marriage certificate” from the home country. Mostly, it is required for the registration of foreigner marriage in Pakistan. If divorced, then divorce decree from the native country. it is issued by the concerned official department. Moreover, in the case of a widow, a death certificate of the deceased partner. Furthermore, a foreign divorce is recognized in Pakistan. If it is valid in the country, where it took place. Pakistani citizens must provide Computerized National Identity Card. Above all, the bride and groom do not fall under the prohibited relationships. At the time of marriage, the couple must bring at least 2 male witnesses. if you can not arrange witnesses at the time of marriage. Then we can help. 

Processing time of registration of foreigner marriage.

Most importantly, it is advised to contact at least 3 to 4 days prior. Firstly, provide photocopies of all required documents. You can send it through email or what’s app. In order to, verify and confirm the legal registration of marriage. Secondly, the Nikkah khawan (marriage registrar) prepares Nikah Nama. This is traditionally in the Urdu language. Later a copy in English is also provided. Furthermore, after Nikkah Ceremony, the original Nikah Nama is written by Nikah registrar on the same day. But sometimes it is issued the other day. In conclusion, a marriage certificate is a Nadra Computerized Marriage Certificate. This is issued within 5 workings days by the concerned authority.

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102 thoughts on “Marriage With Foreigner In Pakistan”

  1. from usa. 66yrs, want to marry 29yr. i,m the older, woman, we both are muslim. would this be hard for us due to our ages?

      1. Salam, i’m a pakistani women who lives in brazil since 2014, i have brazilian nationality now but i was born in pakistan and my whole family is pakistani and many of them still live in Pakistan. I want to marry a brazilian muslim revert and his family is christian. I wanted to know that if i marry/do Nikkah here in Brazil in a mosque and legally in court too, will my marriage be recognized in pakistan? Can i get pakistani marriage certificate when i visit there?

    1. If he is in Pakistan, you can’t bring him to USA. That’s impossible to the consular processing for the age gap

    2. Hello. MY name’s Sheikh Usama Amir Rafiq. I’m from Pakistan Punjab Gujranwala. MY age is 26 . I want to marry you if you call me America

  2. Can a married Pakistani Muslim national can marry a divorced Christian woman with the consent of his first wife? Polygomy is legal is Pakistan but if it is not allowed in the country of the second wife, will it still be possible?

    1. Sir meri gf hai poland mai sir unki sth meri shadi hu jay usky bad sir poalnd sy nikah nama ragister kreana zarori huga or sir agr mai shadi ky bad poland jana chaho s ka kia process huga

  3. I married to a foriegner in abroad we have a marriage certificate of that marriage which took place in malaysia however i would like to register my marriage in pakistan to obtain pakistani marriage certificate is it possible to convert my marriage certificage into pakistani one

  4. Thanks for the informations.
    Is it possible for a foreigner already married to marry a pakistani woman as second spouse without providing the “non impediment to marriage” certificate because polygamy is not allowed in his country?