What is a proxy marriage?

What is a proxy marriage?

A proxy wedding or proxy marriage is a wedding in which one or both of the individuals being united are not physically present, usually being represented instead by other persons. If both partners are absent a double proxy wedding occurs.

How do you get married by proxy?

A proxy marriage is a way to be legally married while at least one of the members of the couple is not present. It doesn't have to take the place of a wedding ceremony later.

What are the three types of marriage in Nigeria?

Nigerian law envisages 3 types of marriages namely; Traditional/Customary marriage; Church/Islamic marriage and Statutory marriage.

Does Uscis accept proxy marriage?

Does USCIS Recognize Proxy Marriage? Surprisingly, USCIS does recognize Proxy Marriage under INA ยง 101(a)(35), but only if two elements are present. Meaning, a marriage is valid for immigration purposes in cases where the marriage is valid under the law of the jurisdiction in which it is performed.