- Birth Certificates.
- Original passports and copies of the residence visas.
- A marital status certificate stating whether the applicant is divorced, single or widowed attested either in the applicant’s home country (by the respective foreign ministry and the UAE consulate) or in the UAE (by the applicant’s consulate and the UAE Foreign Ministry).
- Pre-marital Mutual Check Certificate.
- As requirements might vary from one situation to another, it is important for the couple to consult their countries' missions in the UAE to get additional details about the requirements
- Submit the required documents
- Receive the certificate within few days
Courthouse of Sharjah- Al Liya – Al Khan
8:00AM- 2:30PM except on Friday and Saturday
- Expatriate men marrying a UAE national lady have to provide good conduct certificate from the General Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police.
- UAE women who obtained the UAE citizenship by dependency are not allowed to marry expatriates.
- Churches in Sharjah may perform marriages, but both parties have to be Christians. If a marriage is performed in a church, the marriage certificate must still be obtained from the judgment department. Furthermore, it is highly advised that the marriage is registered at the respective consulates.
- Foreign embassies may also perform marriages for their nationals. However, the marriage still needs to be registered at judgment department and the respective embassies regardless of whether it occurred at a court, church or temple.