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Located in South East Asia, Malaysia is a destination full of culture and variety when it comes to planning your wedding abroad. From the luscious island of Langkawi to the modern high rise buildings and towers housed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia can offer you the very best in service when it comes to planning your destination wedding. Malaysia can be reached from the UK directly by a number of airline carriers, and then shorter flights are used to hop over to the beautiful islands surrounding the country. Singapore can be reached via a bridge, and getting around in Malaysia is extremely easy. If you choose Malaysia for your wedding abroad then why not stay on and experience your honeymoon there as well.
Some fast facts and legal requirements to help plan you wedding in Malaysia.
The couple must obtain a marriage license from the Registration Office and supply all necessary documentation. The normal procedure involves submitting an application at the District Registration Department, however this requires the couple to have been resident in Malaysia for a minimum of 7 days and the license could then take up to 21 days to process. You will also require –
Original copies of Birth Certificates and Passports
4 x passport photographs
If a divorcee, proof of Decree Absolute is required.
If a widow/widower, copy of Death Certificate is required.
Both parties need a statutory declaration stating their marital status from the British
See website below for further information - http://ukinmalaysia.fco.gov.uk/en/help-for-british-nationals/living-in-malaysia/marriage-in-malaysia
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Capital city – Kuala Lumpur
Currency – Ringgit
Official language – Bahasa Malaysia
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