marriage abroad or with a foreigner.
This marriage must be celebrated by the Ambassador or the
Consul of France, if it is possible.
Otherwise, the union by authority local competent is vallable towards the French law, provided that the publication of bannss was made and provided that a certificate of capacity in the marriage was obtained. This is within the competence of the Embassy or Consulate territorialement competent, to contact at least six weeks before
After the marriage, the transcription of this one must be asked in the same authorities and a French family booklet will be put
back to the couple.
Marriage between a French national and a foreigner
In most of the countries, the French national who marries a foreigner
has to get married in front of the local authorities of the family status. Any marriage celebrated abroad between a Frenchman and a foreigner
is valid in France if it is celebrated in the local forms.
As in the previous case, the French
promised has to contact the Embassy or the Consulate of France, to publish bannss and obtain a certificate of capacity in the
marriage. After this marriage, it will again be necessary to obtain the transcription of the marriage and the
The diplomatic or consular agent has the possibility of asking to speak to the future couple or the couple on the occasion of each of the
Two years after the marriage, the
foreign spouse can require the French nationality. This
delay is worn in three years if the spouse does not justify to have lived in France in a continuous way during at least one year. He also has to know enough the French
for marriage' + country + nationality
to obtain a permanent residency right
must usualy require an immigration visa from the Embassy of your country. After
that you will obtain a permanent residency right or green card...
USA look at :
other contry, search on google
residency" + marriage + "name of country"