Hi LSX Lawfirm, I have a question. If I am 16 years old in my country, I can marry. But, if I live in Vietnam and marry Vietnamese people that he is 20 years old. Can I get married?
We will give you the answer in the article: “How old are foreigners to marry Vietnamese people?” as follows:
Law on Marriage and Family 2014
Conditions for getting married in Vietnam
Law on Marriage and Family 2014 stipulates that a man and a woman wishing to marry each other must satisfy the following conditions:
- The man is full 20 years or older, the woman is full 18 years or older.
- They voluntarily decided the marriage.
- The man and woman do not lose the civil act capacity.
How old are foreigners to marry Vietnamese people?
Back to the reader’s question, when you are 16 years old and you can marry if you strictly follow the laws of your country. However, when you want to marry a foreigner, specifically Vietnamese. It’s another matter.
Firstly; you need to check whether Vietnam and your country have joined any international conventions or signed a mutual legal assistance agreement on marriage issues? If not, you must first meet the requirements according to the laws of each person’s country.
Secondly; if the marriage takes place in Vietnam, the foreign male friend must meet the marriage conditions prescribed in the Law on Marriage and Family 2014, according to which, the male must be at least 20 years old to be allowed to register marriage, so your case cannot register your marriage in Vietnam. If you are getting married in a foreign country, you need to consider the laws of that country.
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Related questions: “How old are foreigners to marry Vietnamese people?”
You must full 18 years old, then you can get married in Vietnam with Vietnamese.
It is up to Vietnam and your country have joined any international conventions or signed a mutual legal assistance agreement on marriage issues. If not, you absolutely marry Vietnamese in your country if he is full 20 years or older.
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