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11 minutes ago, Adham Morad said:

Does anyone’s get married in lebanon, i want to ask which marriage certificate I should send to uscis from baabda or what ?

I'll quote the Department of State source document:

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/Visa-Reciprocity-and-Civil-Documents-by-Country/Lebanon.html

Marriage and Divorce Certificates

Available: Marriage and divorce certificates may be obtained from the office of the Vital Statistics Bureau in the district where the event was registered. Certified copies of records can be obtained for a minimal fee (currently less than one dollar). The certificate itself is free of charge; the fee is for the stamps used on the certificate.

  • There is no civil marriage or divorce in Lebanon, though civil marriages and divorces conducted outside Lebanon are accepted as valid. Lebanese civil law requires all marriages, divorces, and deaths to be registered with the Vital Statistics Bureau. Any marriage conducted outside Lebanon must be registered with the nearest Lebanese embassy or consulate.
  • Divorces and marriages that occured prior to 1943 may not have been registered. In this case, secondary evidence is acceptable along with a statement of non-existence from the Vital Statistics Bureau.
  • Since each divorce is granted under religious law, the basis for divorce depends on the religious affiliation of the parties to the marriage. 
  • Religious marriage and divorce certificates must be authenticated by the religious leaders of the issuing religious institution. Fees for religious documents vary among the communities.
  • In general, Lebanese embassies accept requests for civil documents. Applicants may experience indeterminately long waiting periods before they receive the documents, as is the case with police and prison records. It is also possible to submit requests in person while in Lebanon, or have a friend or relative submit a request on your behalf. Additionally, you may fill out an application with a mayor's office in Lebanon, giving the mayor's office authority to request a marriage or divorce certificate on your behalf from the civil registry office.

Fees:  The certificate itself is free of charge; the fee, which is currently less than on dollar, is for the stamps used on the certificate.

Document Name:  Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate

Issuing Authority: Vital Statistics Bureau

Special Seal(s) / Color / Format: A Ministry of Interior seal, including the district in which the certificate was issued.

Issuing Authority Personnel Title: The certificates are signed and stamped by the registrar's officer.

Registration Criteria: The husband submits the religious marriage certificate or divorce certificate to the office of the Vital Statistics Bureau in the district where the event took place. Marriages and divorces should be registered immediately after taking place, but there is no penalty for not doing so.

Procedure for Obtaining: Individuals requiring a marriage or divorce certificate should request an application from the mayor's office in the district where the event occurred. The application should then be submitted to the Vital Statistics Bureau in the district where the event took place.

Certified Copies Available: Certified copies are available.

Alternate Documents: There are no alternate documents.

Exceptions: None   

 


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