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Getting Married To An Egyptian Man

The only marriage recognized (or better said “recognizable”) between an Egyptian man/citizen and a foreign woman/citizen is the one performed at the Ministry of Justice in Lazoghly Square, Office of Marriage of Foreigners (4th floor), in Abdin, Cairo. You do not need an appointment. When you have all the documents ready you can go there together and do it. There are many couples waiting in line so you will be given some forms to fill in and an order number and you will be called when it is your turn. Full address: Shara Iqari, Ministry of Justice Annex – Office of Marriage of Foreigners, Lazoghly Square, Abdin, 4th Floor, Down Town, Cairo No institutions...

Preparations For Getting Married With An Egyptian Man (As A Foreigner/Romanian Woman) – Obtaining All The Documents. Part II

Back to the subject of the previous post, no matter if you need a temporary residence visa for 1/3/6 months for touristic or non-touristic purposes or a temporary residence permit for 1/3/5 years you will have to follow the next steps and obtain the following documents: A form called APPLICATION NO. 7 from an open desk (not a window desk, just some sort of a table desk) in the middle of the corridor (on the same side where windows 53, 30, 12 etc are) where 2 public servants sit, one of them being some sort of policeman or “the office” as people there refer to him as. Make sure to...

Preparations For Getting Married With An Egyptian Man (As A Foreigner/Romanian Woman) – Obtaining All The Documents. Part I

When I first traveled to Egypt for the purpose of getting married to my Egyptian fiance (on 29th of September) – my second time in Egypt – I thought one – two months maximum would be enough for us to get married, get our marriage certificate transcribed at the embassy and get his visa and plane tickets to Romania. I made a mental plan, I even added some extra time for unforeseen situations and I thought in two months, maybe three I would be back home, in Romania, for work. Five and a half months later I was still in Egypt. It is true that we had a problem with...