My fiancee and I wish to get married online.. I need some legal advice.. would our marriage be reconized in new Zealand.

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Customer: Hi my fiancee and I wish to get married online.. I need some legal advice.. would our marriage be reconized in new Zealand
JA: Are you both in New Zealand? Marriage rules vary by state.
Customer: She's in the Philippines
JA: Is one of you an active-duty member of the military?
Customer: Not at all
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Just if it's legal here in NZ..
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I am a New Zealand lawyer based in Wellington and will help you with your question today. Please give me a minute to read the question

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Yes, foreign marriages are recognised in New Zealand, You dont need to do anything except keep copies of the official forms with a translation if needed

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The key is to ensure the marriage is legal under the laws of the country where you register the marriage

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