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Things to consider before deciding on a cross-cultural wedding

This site has been getting quite a few hits lately, particularly the post on How to register a marriage between a Nepali and a foreigner. That post was about something that we did AFTER the wedding. But prior to that, we had to get married first. And it took countless lengthy discussions for us to… Continue reading Things to consider before deciding on a cross-cultural wedding

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HOW TO: Report of Marriage for a Filipino Citizen Married to a Foreigner

If you’re a Filipino citizen living abroad, you still have to report major life events to the Philippine government – such as when there’s a marriage, birth, or death. This is not common knowledge. I only found this out from a chance meeting with a Filipino who got married to a foreigner outside the Philippines.… Continue reading HOW TO: Report of Marriage for a Filipino Citizen Married to a Foreigner

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HOW TO: Switch from a Nepal Tourist Visa to a Marriage Visa

I first came to Nepal on a tourist visa that I got on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport. We were able to register our marriage before that visa expired, so by the time I needed to renew it, I was already eligible for a spouse (non-tourist) visa. This is how we did it. DISCLAIMER: This… Continue reading HOW TO: Switch from a Nepal Tourist Visa to a Marriage Visa

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HOW TO: Marriage Registration in Nepal for a Nepali and a Foreigner (Part 3)

Click here for Part 1 and Part 2 of this series of posts. When we filed our application, the person at the district administration office told us to come back after 15 days. So after two weeks, we did. But first, we went back to the district police office with the letter from the local… Continue reading HOW TO: Marriage Registration in Nepal for a Nepali and a Foreigner (Part 3)

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HOW TO: Marriage Registration in Nepal for a Nepali and a Foreigner (Part 2)

Click here for Part 1 of this series. After about 10 days, Scott went back to the Local Police Office. When he arrived there, an officer was in the process of writing the letter about us, and he told him to come back at 8 am the next day so that they could go to… Continue reading HOW TO: Marriage Registration in Nepal for a Nepali and a Foreigner (Part 2)

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HOW TO: Marriage Registration in Nepal for a Nepali and a Foreigner (Part 1)

This was one of the major things that Scott and I had to figure out prior to getting married but a quick internet search did not really turn up anything detailed enough to be of any help. So I’m writing this now, with as much detail as I can muster, in the hope that it… Continue reading HOW TO: Marriage Registration in Nepal for a Nepali and a Foreigner (Part 1)