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How to Get an Apostille in Germany

If you intend to get married, set up residence, take up employment, study, or establish a business anywhere outside Germany, you may be asked to provide documents so that you can be registered legally. If your documents are in German, then you may...

How to Get an Apostille on Documents Issued in Spain

If you intend to get married, set up residence, take up employment, study, or establish a business anywhere outside Spain, you may be asked to provide documents so that your marriage, residence, job, or business can be registered legally locally....

How to get an Apostille on documents issued in France

If you intend to get married, set up residence, take up employment, study, or establish a business anywhere outside France, you may be asked to provide documents so that your marriage, residence, job, or business can be registered legally in the n...

How to get an Apostille on documents issued in the U.K.

If you intend to get married, set up residence, intend to take up employment, study, or establish a business anywhere outside the U.K., you may be asked to provide official documents so that your marriage, residence, job or business can be registe...

Moving to France: Requirements for non E.U. citizens

If you are not an E.U., E.E.A, Swiss or British citizen, moving to France is not as straightforward. There will be restrictions on how long you can stay, what you can do there, and what you need to do, if anything, before you arrive. Whether you w...

Moving to Spain: The Global Guide to Spanish Residency

Only citizens of the European Union, the European Economic Area and Switzerland have free access to Spain, which is a member of both the European Union (E.U.) and the Schengen Zone. Anyone who is a citizen of these countries can freely visit, stay...

Legal Requirements for a Wedding in Turkey

Istanbul, with its intriguing history, its beautiful mosques, byzantine indoor markets and combination of modern dynamism and old world charm has long been a travel destination in its own right. Turkey’s Mediterranean beaches remain a firm favouri...

Marrying Abroad: Thailand Marriage Requirements

Most people from the U.K. visit Thailand because of its seductive beaches and amazing coastal landscapes. Places like Phang Nga Bay and the surreal hidden hong of the limestone islands have long been an attraction. For those choosing a wedd...

Marrying Abroad: Portugal Marriage Requirements 101

When most people think of Portugal as a travel destination, they think of the long sandy beaches of the Algarve, winding, narrow streets in atmospheric towns and villages and plenty of sunshine together with exquisite cuisine and wine. Together wi...

Marrying Abroad: Mexico Marriage Requirements 101

Hola! Mexico is an astounding destination for weddings and civil union ceremonies. It may be a significant distance from the U.K., but its close proximity to the U.S. has meant that marriages by extranjeros (foreigners) are common, especial...

Getting Married in Malta: Legal Requirements

The twin Mediterranean islands of Malta and Gozo have been long associated with the U.K., although they are now part of both the European Union and the Commonwealth. The two islands have a combination of stunning scenery, such as their cliffs, bea...

Getting Married in Italy: Legal Requirements

Italy must rank as one of the most romantic of destinations in Europe for a wedding. From the Lake District and Alpine landscapes of northern Italy to the canals of Venice, the dreamy Tuscan landscape and the vibrant islands of Sicily and Sardinia...