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If I am married abroad, will my marriage be recognised in Malaysia? Can I register my overseas marriage in Malaysia when I return? What are the documents needed?
Recognition of a marriage which took place outside Malaysia under foreign local law would be recognised as valid here provided that: the marriage complied with the law of the country where it took...
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 marriage procedures in Malaysia? How to get married in Malaysia?
If you are non-Muslim, there are three (3) different procedures for you to get married in Malaysia. All of the followings have the same legal effects: Marriage at the office of the Registrar of...
I found an error on my marriage certificate. Can change be made to my marriage certificate? How may an error on my marriage certificate be corrected?
You will be given the opportunity of checking the entry in the marriage register to ensure the details are correct and spelling mistakes are not made before you sign it. Let the Registrar know if...
What is marital status?
Marital status refers to the lawful recognition of the relationship or agreement between a man and a woman, to be husband and wife. Some of the common marital statuses are single, married,...
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