Question: What does an American need to get married in Colombia?

The requirements are: Copy of valid passport and Colombian ID. Copy of civil birth records with a valid note for marriage issued no later than three (3) months back. Certificate proving that foreigner is single in their home country to get married in Colombia.

Can a US citizen marry in Colombia?

When U.S. Citizens Get Married in Colombia. As in the United States, marriages in Colombia can be contracted in a civil or religious ceremony. Civil weddings are performed by a Colombian official known as a notary (called a notario in Spanish).

How do I get a marriage visa for Colombia?

A written declaration in front of a notary documenting a civil union is required for marriage visa purposes. In Colombia, this declaration is called as declaracion union marital de hecho. It must be documented in a public escritura and this document can be used to get a marriage visa.

Can a US citizen legally get married in another country?

As a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, youre free to marry a foreign national or non-citizen immigrant - but youll need to consider immigration laws to move your new spouse to the U.S. permanently.

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