Question: How can I get married in Kazakhstan?

If you decide to get married in Kazakhstan, you should fulfill the requirements of the Law on Citizenship and Part Seven of the Marriage and Family Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan. You and your fiancée must apply for a marriage license at the Office of Registration of Civil Events (ZAGS).

How do people get married in Kazakhstan?

There are a number of different marriage and wedding customs. The most common was arranged by relatives or by a matchmaker and sealed with the payment of a bride price called a kalyn, usually in the form of horses, sheep or cattle, and sometimes involving a hundred animals.

What language do they speak in Kyrgyzstan?

Kyrgyz Russian Kyrgyzstan/Official languages

Are marriages arranged in Kazakhstan?

In Kazakhstan, arranged marriage was common, and it was not unusual for the boys parents to choose a bride long before he became an adult. If parents were able to find siblings from a suitable family to marry both their son and daughter, the combination was called kars wer.

Do I need a visa to go to Kyrgyzstan?

US citizens are permitted to enter Kyrgyzstan for tourism for up to 60 days without a visa. However, a visa is required if you are traveling to Kyrgyzstan for religious or business purposes, and this visa must be obtained in advance of arrival via the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in Washington, DC.

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