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I want to apply for a marriage license my fiancee is a citizen of Spain what documents would she need to have when applying for the license

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Pennsylvania

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Briefly only to find out if I could simply apply for a license

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Pennsylvania doesn't require that your fiance be a resident, or even a legal visitor. Rather, in Pennsylvania marriage license applicants must produce the following identification:

  • A CURRENT, VALID PHOTO I.D. in the form of either a;

    • Driver’s License

    • State I.D.

    • International Driver’s License

    • Passport

    • Visa

    • Military I.D.

    • Resident Alien Card

    • Consulate Card

  • AND a Social Security card or any other form of I.D. issued by an official entity which reflects the applicant’s Social Security number (i.e. Social Security printout;

    • Pay Stub

    • W-2 form

    • Income Tax Return

    • Prescription Card

    • Access Card

  • If an applicant does NOT possess a Social Security number he/she must produce a Secondary I.D. in the form of a birth certificate (officially translated, if appropriate); or any other form of I.D. issued by an official entity, in addition to the above-noted current, valid photo I.D.

In other words, two forms of photo identification, or a passport and translated birth certificate.

Again, this is not an immigration matter, so she doesn't need to show anything from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, but rather enough documentation to show that she is who she says that she is.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok I was married from 1996 to 1999 my wife found a way to file for divorce online through another state we I signed the papers I didn't read what state she filed through and no longer have my copy of the divorce what can I do

I hate to say it but you're going to need to find the divorce records, or go to another state to get married (such as Nevada which doesn't have as stringent of requirements). But you're going to want to verify that you're actually divorced, because if you're not (if the "online divorce" was not actually a legitimate divorce) then you'd still be married, regardless of your belief to the contrary. But that situation doesn't affect the documents that your fiance would have to have when applying (which is what your question was).

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