Marriages in UAE

PROCEDURE FOR ENTERING INTO A VALID MARRIAGE IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES FOR UGANDAN CITIZENS.

1. Obtain an introduction letter from your LC1 (in case you live in UAE and cannot travel back to Uganda, your relatives can obtain it on your behalf).

2. Take the introductory letter to Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) and apply for a Singleness letter which serves to confirm that the applicant is not already married.

3. Take the Singleness letter to Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kampala for certification.

4. Take the singleness letter to the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Kampala for certification.

5. Present the duly certified Singleness letter to the Uganda Embassy, Abu Dhabi which will then issue a No Objection Letter in this regard.

6. Take the No Objection Letter to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates for certification.

7. You can now arrange to celebrate the marriage at a legally recognised place in the United Arab Emirates.