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Which documents are required to remarry?

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Hi guys,

 

I’m a permanent resident who got married abroad to a U.S. citizen. We moved to the U.S. and got separated after a little over 4 years, and are now divorced. 

 

I’ve been together with my new girlfriend for almost 2 years now and want to ask her to marry me. My question is: what paperwork do I need to submit? We live in Texas, and I can’t find any good resources as to what this state requires from ME, as a permanent resident. 

 

Does anyone here know? Any and all help would be greatly appreciated!

 

Happy living :)

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Check your local courthouse/civil authority. In general though, most places just need an ID. You don't need to "submit" anything special just to get married.

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10 minutes ago, NLgoingtoUS said:

I’m trying to find out if they require proof of not being married from my home country?

Call them and ask if they require that then. But if you have the final divorce decree, then I don't know what else would be needed.

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12 minutes ago, missileman said:

Yes that’s all I could find. Nothing there. Much appreciate though!!

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1 minute ago, NLgoingtoUS said:

Yes that’s all I could find. Nothing there. Much appreciate though!!

Nothing there?  ReallY???? 


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Here is what you need:

  • Both parties must appear in person.

  • Both parties must be 18 and older, or court-emancipated minors 16 and over.

  • Submit proof of identity and age.

  • Must know Social Security number.

  • Must Know city, county, and state where you were born.


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Second career-Retired Registered Nurse, experience in Labor& Delivery, Home Health, Adolescent & Adult Psych

Third career-Retired IT Developer & Database Administrator for surgical services dept.

 

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  • Texas Service Center after transfer from Nebraska
  • Consulate :Taipei, Taiwan
  • Marriage: 7/30/2015
  • I-130 NOA1 : 4/27/2016
  • I-130 Approved :9/8/2016
  • Case received at NVC: 10/11/2016                               
  • Case # and IIN#: 10/24/2016
  • AOS Fee Invoiced:10/24/2016  
  • AOS Fee Paid:10/25/2016
  • IV Fee Invoiced:10/24/2016  
  • IV Fee Paid:10/25/2016
  • DS-260 Completed: 10/28/16
  • Scan Date:11/9/2016
  • Supervisor review: 12/21/16 
  • Checklist: 1/13/17 
  • Case Complete: 4/10/17
  • Interview Date: 5/8/17 
  • Visa  "ISSUED": 5/10/17
  • Visa and Passport in hand/Flight to USA Booked!!!: 5/12/17  
  • POE Dallas DFW on June 22, 2017
  • SS Card received : 7/3/2017
  • 2-year Green Card received in mail: 7/15/17
 

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1 minute ago, missileman said:

Here is what you need:

  • Both parties must appear in person.

  • Both parties must be 18 and older, or court-emancipated minors 16 and over.

  • Submit proof of identity and age.

  • Must know Social Security number.

  • Must Know city, county, and state where you were born.

Yes, I had seen that :) and thank you for your dedication! I just wanted to make absolutely sure (I’ve had some bad luck before, lol). I had just called them per the 1st suggestion, and they confirmed your copied and pasted section. 

 

This is is a great great relief! Thanks everyone.

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On 1/18/2019 at 4:00 PM, NLgoingtoUS said:

I’m trying to find out if they require proof of not being married from my home country?

We dutch tend to overthink some of these things, the lack of a population registry like back in Holland messes us up :). Be prepared for weird questions after you fill out the paperwork. I gave them my Dutch birth details and it screwed them all up for about a minute. Than they wanted to see my birth certificate because she thought it was awsome. :)

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