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Marrying a Swiss Please Help

How do l go about my marriage, we are planning to get married with my husband to be who is Swiss and live in Swtzerland and l am Malawian. l live in UK but hold a Malawi pasport. How does one go about it? Please assist me.._(
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Old 19.03.2011, 16:45
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Re: Marrying a Swiss Please Help

Sure. Here you go

Also why dont you ask your husband to do some research? He is Swiss so it should be easy for him
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ask the swiss embassy in malawi?
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Like Gata says, your hubby to be is Swiss. Why do you think other non Swiss on this forum can help you better than him?
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Like Gata says, your hubby to be is Swiss. Why do you think other non Swiss on this forum can help you better than him?
Ooooooh, let's not go there
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How do l go about my marriage, we are planning to get married with my husband to be who is Swiss and live in Swtzerland and l am Malawian. l live in UK but hold a Malawi pasport. How does one go about it? Please assist me.._(

I think a priest or a civil servant will ask something about you and him taking each other as husband and wife, and you simply say "I do".
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ask the swiss embassy in malawi?
Out of interest, I looked where Malawi is actually located.
Oh dear...
It seems, there is no Swiss embassy there.
http://www.eda.admin.ch/eda/de/home/...wi/afomal.html
Just a consulate.
Everything must go through Zimbabwe.
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Out of interest, I looked where Malawi is actually located.
Oh dear...
It seems, there is no Swiss embassy there.
http://www.eda.admin.ch/eda/de/home/...wi/afomal.html
Just a consulate.
Everything must go through Zimbabwe.
The OP said she lives in the UK. I am quite sure all necessary paperwork can be effected from there with her Malawian passport - assuming her abode in the UK is registered.
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How do l go about my marriage, we are planning to get married with my husband to be who is Swiss and live in Swtzerland and l am Malawian. l live in UK but hold a Malawi pasport. How does one go about it? Please assist me.._(
What is your current UK visa status? Is there anything that might make the authorities think your marriage is a marriage of convenience, ie short relationship, soon expiring visa???
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Re: Marrying a Swiss Please Help

It is going to be the usual drill.. assemble paperwork, deposit it, and then formally tie the knot.

http://www.ch.ch/private/00029/00034...x.html?lang=en , and it is even in english...
Depending where your groom lives, you'll have to submit your paperwork to a different office. As a foreigner, you'll need to provide a birth certificate, a civil status certificate and if applicable divorce (or certificate of death) if you've been married before, and copy of passport and (if you have one) residency permit.

Your fiancÚ should take care of the paperwork; his part is a lot easier, he just have to ask his townhall.
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Re: Marrying a Swiss Please Help

You're marrying a Swiss, you're already beyond help
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Re: Marrying a Swiss Please Help

Im American and married a Swiss. We went through the Germeinde and US Embassy. The Swiss Embassy in US was no help. Through them we had to do soooo much paperwork and wait 3 months blah blah blah. Instead I came here, went to US Embassy and germeinde and was married.
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Re: Marrying a Swiss Please Help

Get married in the UK. Then bring your papers to Swiss
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Re: Marrying a Swiss Please Help

Thanks for posting this... It's a clear look at some of the things i was talking about instead of smart alec answers , assumption of what nationality i am, comments about convenience and generally experienced Forum people who are bored to tears and have fun poking at Newbies... Sounds almost like bullying to me... "Dont go there"... ha ha.. Honestly..
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