Question: Can I get married in Switzerland on a tourist visa?

You cannot marry in Switzerland on a tourist visa. You are granted a three-month period in which to celebrate your wedding once marriage authorization has been given.

Can foreigners get married in Switzerland?

Luckily for expats, there are few restrictions when it comes to tying the knot in Switzerland as a foreigner. In fact, both residents and non-residents in the beautiful alpine country can marry with ease. That said, it does take some preparation to get everything sorted before you can both walk down the aisle.

Can anyone get married in Switzerland?

Switzerland recognises marriages through the civil registry office. Both bride and groom must be at least 18. Same-sex couples cannot get married in Switzerland. However, they may enter into a civil partnership.

Can a foreigner get married on a tourist visa?

The short answer is: yes, you can get married in the US while on a B-1/B-2 tourist visa or on a visa waiver program. In fact, you are even allowed to come to the US as a visitor with the sole intention of getting married.

What happens when you marry a Swiss citizen?

Simplified naturalisation by virtue of marriage A person married to a Swiss citizen may apply for Swiss citizenship by facilitated naturalisation after living in Switzerland for five years and having been married for at least three years.

Can I bring my boyfriend to Switzerland?

To apply for a Swiss Visa to visit your unmarried partner, you must contact the Swiss representation (Embassy/Consulate) or a visa application office in your country. You can submit the application in one of the following ways: In-person at the Swiss Embassy/Consulate.

How long does it take to get Swiss citizenship by marriage?

Applications normally take 12-18 months. You can move within Switzerland during the application process and even move abroad as long as your Swiss spouse is able to report to the Swiss embassy or consulate in your new place of residence. The cost of an application for citizenship through marriage is CHF 900.

What is faster fiance or marriage visa?

If your main goal is to get to the U.S. as quickly as possible, then the fiancé(e) visa is likely the fastest option. But if your goal is to get an actual green card as soon as possible, then a marriage-based visa will be quicker.

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