Question: How can I marry in Nigeria?

Can foreigners marry in Nigeria?

For legally binding special marriages conducted in Nigeria between one Nigerian citizen and a foreigner or between two foreigners resident in Nigeria, an application must be made to the Marriage Registry. List of requirements for Special Marriage application; Birth Certificate or Declaration of Age.

How long does it take to get a marriage license in Nigeria?

It takes 21 days overall. The official makes an entry of your declaration to the Marriage Notice Book. After that, the lovebirds have to cough up and pay the Prescribed Fee. The sum differs in regions but the cost is no more than N25,000.

Can I get married online in Nigeria?

In Nigeria theres no legal provision for online marriage. The countrys Marriage Act states that couples have two options - a statutory wedding in a registry office, or a religious ceremony in a licensed place of worship.

Which state has the cheapest bride price in Nigeria?

Esan tribe in Edo state: this tribe is considered as one of the cheapest to marry from in Nigeria. Their bride-price is about N20 although other necessary items are collected.

Which tribe has the most expensive bride price in Nigeria?

What is the most expensive bride price in Nigeria?The Kalabari in Rivers state: their bride-price and cost of items required might go as high as N1million naira in some cases.Ibibio in Akwa-Ibom state: their demands can run as high as N700,000.More items •Jan 12, 2021

How much is Igbo bride price?

This is because bride price is an official recognition that a woman is married in Igbo culture for everyone to attest. The bride price also varies from family to family, some collect bride price as small as N5,000 while some collect as much as N100,000.

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