Letter of Affirmation

Letter of Affirmation

When you are getting married in Thailand you need to obtain a letter of affirmation also called a letter of no-impediment. Each embassy has its own timeline and cost. You cannot get married in Thailand unless you have this letter from your embassy.The affirmation at the embassy is a form …

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Prenuptial Agreements in Thailand

Prenuptial Agreements in Thailand

If you are getting married in Thailand then you are best advised to seek legal advice before you register your wedding in Thailand. The prenuptial agreement must be signed before you register your marriage. The following are the most common problems in Thailand with prenuptial agreements. Speak to a lawyer …

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Muslim Marriages in Thailand

Muslim Marriages in Thailand

Salam aleykum. Muslim marriages in Thailand are becoming more common in Thailand than before as more Muslims from the Southern parts of Thailand get married to nationals from Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. This is become more common in Bangkok. The Muslim conversion ceremony can be completed in Thailand if the …

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Marriage Registration

Marriage Registration

Once you have had you wedding ceremony in Thailand you need to register your marriage in Thailand. You can register your marriage at any Thai Amphurs offices in Thailand. This can be in Bangkok or it can be in the area where you had the wedding ceremony. The first step …

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Thai Marriage Visa

Thai Marriage Visa

Considering a Thai marriage visa when you have had your wedding ceremony? You now need to make your marriage legally binding. This is done by registering your marriage in Thailand at the Amphurs office in Thailand. Once this has been done you need to take your marriage certificate to a …

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Thai Wife Problems

Thai Wife Problems

Cross cultural marriages do come with their fair share of problems. We know this as it was a Thai judge in Issaan that spoke about expats and their divorce rates in rural Thailand. It was the first and last time that the Thai media made mention of the issues with …

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Thai Wedding (Door Ceremony)

Traditional Thai Wedding (Door Ceremony)

The traditional Thai wedding has been described on this website here. This wedding ceremony is a bit older and is not used in Thailand except for a few people who still like the tradition. Political correctness and feminism has caught up in Asia where this tradition is not seen as …

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Traditional Thai Wedding Ceremonies

Traditional Thai Wedding Ceremonies

Over the years Thailand has become a hotspot for marriage ceremonies even from other Asian countries. These have not only been Buddhist weddings but also Christians and Muslims marriages. The traditional wedding ceremony in Thailand is not legally binding and you would need to register the marriage in Thailand once …

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Thai Marriage Scams

Thai Marriage Scams

With the growth of the internet marriage scams are becoming a major problem for authorities worldwide. These scams could be financial or worst end in human trafficking. The scams listed below are some of the most common scams in Thailand when it comes to marriage scams which are mostly financial …

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Phuket Weddings

Phuket Weddings

Phuket Island located in the Gulf of Thailand offers a number of options for a wedding venue. This can be a wedding ceremony on the beach or a chapel built over a lake. Phuket also offers great resort hotels and some of the best beaches in Thailand. With many activities …

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Koh Samui Weddings

Koh Samui Weddings

The island of Koh Samui on the East coast of Thailand is a very popular island for getting married in Thailand. Over the past few years there have been many businesses offering wedding arrangements mainly for foreigner’s who wish to get married in Thailand. Koh Samui has a number of …

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Koh Phangan Weddings

Koh Phangan weddings

Much like other wedding venues in Southern Thailand which have become very popular in Thailand the wedding location of Koh Phangan has also become popular but not as popular as wedding venues in Koh Samui. There are a number of venues options on the island and we have listed some …

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Gay Marriage in Thailand

Gay Marriage in Thailand

Gay marriages are not permitted so Thai marriage registration is not possible, not even in any Asian country as yet however Thailand and Vietnam are moving in this direction. In 2013 the Thai government was looking at legalising same-sex unions or gay marriages in the Kingdom. The laws have not …

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Thai Dowry

Thai Dowry

The dowry you pay in Thailand for your wife to her parents has a long tradition in Thailand. This is done for a number of reasons the first being to show the family that you have the ability to take care of her but also to compensate the family for …

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Christian Weddings

Christian Wedding in Thailand

You do not find many Christian weddings in Thailand and they are a rare sight. Over the last 10 years one now notices small Catholic churches in some of the remote areas of Issaan which you would not normally have found before as there are only about 1% Christians in …

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