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We are both non american citizens, I’m wondering what

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Hi, we are both non american citizens, I’m wondering what documents do we need to get married in DC

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have been taken? Has any paperwork been filed with the U.S. government?

No, nothing yet. We want to get our license first.

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer about this?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Nothing, we just want to get a license

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No problem
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Here is the application form.Understand that you have to be married by a DC officiant, they can schedule that for you here too.

https://www.dccourts.gov/sites/default/files/matters-docs/INFORMATION-FOR-MARRIAGE-LICENSE-APPLICATION.pdf

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Family Lawyer: RayAnswers, Lawyer replied 4 months ago

Here is how to obtain a marriage license in Washington, D.C.: District of Columbia Courts

After you have a marriage license, you can either become married at a courthouse in Washington, D.C., or an officiant can marry you elsewhere in Washington, D.C.

If you want to become married at a courthouse in Washington, D.C., here is how: https://www.dccourts.gov/services/marriage-matters

If you want an officiant to marry you, find an officiant, such as a priest, minister, rabbi, imam, etc. The person can marry you and sign the paperwork, which would then go to the Court of the District of Columbia.

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When applying for a marriage license, if you wish to be married at the courthouse, fill out a Civil Wedding Request Form. Please specify the date and time you would like to be married. The civil wedding calendar is generally booked 2 to 3 weeks in advance. Please apply and confirm a date and time for your civil wedding with the court prior to finalizing your plans.The marriage ceremony room holds approximately 10 to 15 guests. A court official will perform your marriage ceremony. You can receive a certified copy of your marriage license the same day. The cost for the certificate is $10.00.There is no fee for the marriage ceremony.

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When applying for a marriage license, if you wish to be married at the courthouse, fill out a Civil Wedding Request Form. Please specify the date and time you would like to be married. The civil wedding calendar is generally booked 2 to 3 weeks in advance. Please apply and confirm a date and time for your civil wedding with the court prior to finalizing your plans.The marriage ceremony room holds approximately 10 to 15 guests. A court official will perform your marriage ceremony. You can receive a certified copy of your marriage license the same day. The cost for the certificate is $10.00.There is no fee for the marriage ceremony.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
what’s the first step now? Fill out the Application form and where could submit?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Where should I turn in those forms?
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I would consider using these guys,there is a fee but they can take all the problems out of it.

https://dcelopements.com/washington-dc-marriage-license-requirements/

They can walk it thru for you.

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Thanks for rating 5 stars here at top of page.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
should I call the number and come to you?
Family Lawyer: RayAnswers, Lawyer replied 4 months ago

Call the number tomorrow am and they can give you mailing instructions.You may also want to consider the service I gave you above that walks it thru for you.

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