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How to Get Married in AmericaDownload
Non-US citizens as well as citizens of the United States, as well as temporary visitors, are allowed to marry in the United States. Foreigners can get married in the United States without any restrictions. To make the marriage valid, however, there are several steps you must follow. There are many requirements that must be met to marry in each state. Residency is an important requirement. Some states require U.S. citizenship, while others don't. Other requirements to be considered include blood tests, identification documentation, types and restrictions on age, as well as other factors that may vary from one state to the next.
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- Overview of the marriage procedure in all 50 U.S. States
- How to get a marriage certificate
- Identification requirements
- Residency requirements
- Requirements for blood and medical tests
- Instructions for divorcing applicants
- Marriage is not permitted after the age of 50
- Here are links to the application forms
Possible Marriage Scenarios:
- If the spouse is a US citizen, the foreign citizen can apply for a green card based on the marriage.
- A spouse who is a Green Card holder can apply for a Green Card. However, it could take longer to issue it due to immigration quotas. Only a limited number of Green Card Holders spouses are allowed to receive Green Cards.
- To be recognized as valid, a marriage between non-US citizens must be acknowledged in their home country. Non-U.S. citizens who marry in the United States are not eligible for a Green Card, U.S. Citizenship, or any other type of immigration status.
- No immigration application is necessary if the marriage is between two U.S citizens.