Foreign Couple Getting Married in Thailand – Will It Be Recognized?

By |January 25th, 2016|

Thailand’s reputation as one of the top tourist destinations in the world sees no let-up. After all, the island is host to a number of beautiful white beaches and picturesque views and its overall beauty as a tourist spot defines a true tropical experience for local and foreign tourists alike.

Not to be outdone, another group […]

Considering the Thai Marriage and Wedding Customary Traditions

By |November 18th, 2015|

Contrary to imagination, the road to a successful marriage is not easy to take. It has its own set of twists and turns that everyone involved in the wedding preparations and the marriage itself are required to take thereby making them already highly stressed-up before the date itself.

That is because the soon-to-be husband and wife, […]

Wedding Engagement in Thailand

By |October 2nd, 2015|

A Thai engagement is a traditional part of the marriage ceremony. It is so woven into the social customs that a specific section of the Thai Civil and Commercial Code is reserved specifically on the legalities of the engagement ceremony.

An engagement can take place where each party has attained the minimum age of 17 years […]

Consequences of Marriage Fraud in Thailand

By |February 24th, 2015|

Marriage is a universally recognized institution around the world. It is based on a couple mutually agreeing to join together with shared rights and responsibilities. Countries and cultures have divergent views on the type of relationships and rights associated with marriage. One of the commonly associated benefits of marriage between couples of different nationalities is […]

How does an American Marry a Thai in Thailand?

By |February 19th, 2015|

There are many Americans who have met a Thai national and have fallen in love. For both of them, they have found someone special. Someone who can provide them with something that may not be available to them in their own country. The American and the Thai want to share their lives together. Whether they […]

Timeframe for the Issuance of Affirmation of Freedom to Marry

By |August 20th, 2014|

One concern of the foreigners who wish to marry in Thailand would be how long they need to stay in Thailand, so they could plan their itinerary, book a hotel or choose a wedding date. The affirmation is a form that basically confirms that you are legally free to marry. In most cases this Affirmation […]

Is Having a Prenup Really That Practical?

By |March 31st, 2014|

Opening the idea of executing a prenuptial agreement with your soon-to-be spouse in Thailand can be a daunting task if not a risky one as her reaction could be anywhere in between the affirmative and the highly hostile.

This is because not everyone sees, including your bride, a prenuptial agreement as a sense of security but […]

Getting Married in Thailand for Canadian Citizens

By |February 26th, 2014|

Canadians are amongst the tourists in Thailand who are considered to have helped stir the economy in the country. This is due to the increasing number of Canadian citizens who travel here over the past years, which in many cases are Canadian men who visit the country and return to Canada with a Thai wife.

For […]

Process for UK Citizens Marrying in Thailand

By |February 26th, 2014|

One must understand that the Thai wedding ceremony on its own is not recognized as being valid under Thai law and, as well as, outside the kingdom. The marriage must be registered to an Amphur.

For a UK citizen who is planning to marry his Thai fiancee in Thailand, there are number of procedures and important reminders to go through to become legally married.

8 Things About Dowry That You Need to Know

By |December 16th, 2013|

8 basic things about Thai dowry (Sin Sod) that a westerner like you should know, its important role on someone’s marriage and how it is culturally-linked as well as how it can really be practical in nature.