How to Marry a Cambodian Man or Woman


How to Marry a Cambodian Man or Woman – What
is required by Cambodian Law.
Find a Cambodian Woman
1.    1. Find a girl or boy
2.    2. Application to your area authority who can clarify you single or divas or you can get Affidavit at your embassy in Cambodia  Ask for an “Affidavit for Eligibility to Marry.”

File up the paperwork to get marries with three step as following
1)    Request a marriage applications from the Legal and Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFA) of the Kingdom of Cambodia, The application form lists seven supporting documents that must be provided by foreigners and attached to the application. The application also says that foreigners must legalize five or more of those documents at their respective embassies.

Upon obtaining and certifying the necessary documents, fill out the application form, and submit it to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reviews and gives advice on the application and accompanying documentations of the foreign applicant, and if all documents are in order, the application is forwarded to the Ministry of Interior.

2)    The Ministry of Interior will review and register the application of the foreign applicant that was forwarded from Ministry of Foreign Affairs and inform appropriate officials in the province, city, district, khan and commune where the Cambodian applicant is domiciled about the marriage application, before providing feedback and returning the application to the foreign applicant. The foreign applicant must then submit the application to the civil registrar at the commune/sangkat where the Cambodian applicant is permanently domiciled. The Cambodian applicant will also need to submit the marriage application to the civil registrar at the commune/sangkat where they are domiciled, together with the marriage application of the foreign applicant.

3)    The civil registrar at commune/sangkat has the duty to review and decide on the marriage applications of foreigners and Cambodians based on the laws and related regulations of the Kingdom of Cambodia. 
New Marriage Requirements
According to new marriage requirements issued on by the Government of Cambodia on March 7, 2011, males wishing to marry Cambodian women must:
·    Be under 50 years of age and Have a monthly income of at least US $2,500

Step prepare the ceremony
With the Yellow Paper from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Marriage Certificate, you are now officially married, but you need a ceremony with pictures (for Visa purposes)
Quick and Dirty Ceremony
Get the Bride’s Mother, Father, Brothers and Sisters or follow to Bride traditional ways
let Bride’s family manage the whole ceremony. Wedding may cost something like $5000 (or more).