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Can a foreigner legally marry a citizen of Malaysia in Malaysia? What are the procedures and requirements for the marriage?
Yes but both parties to the marriage must be able to fulfill certain requirements under the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 for Civil Marriage if both parties to the marriage are...
What are the types of marriages in Malaysia?
The two types of legally recognised marriages in Malaysia are: Civil marriage; and Islamic marriage; The civil or monogamous opposite sex marriage is being practiced by non-Muslims and non-natives...
What is a void marriage? What is a voidable marriage? What are the differences?
Void Marriage A void marriage is a marriage that is void and invalid from its very beginning. Such marriage is unlawful and requires no formality to terminate. A marriage shall be void if: at the...
What are the supporting documents required to submit a marriage application? Do I need to bring any documents to my solemnisation ceremony?
Marriage At The Office Of The Registrar Of Marriages (ROM) You are required to submit your marriage application in Form JPN.KC02 with the following supporting documents: One (1) coloured...
If I wish to get married overseas, what steps need to be taken to ensure that is is legal in Malaysia? How do I apply to marry abroad?
There are two situations in which you can get married legally abroad or overseas: Marriage abroad under the law of Malaysia 1: Your marriage is solemnised and registered by the Malaysian...
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