Is a Mexican marriage certificate valid in the US?
A civil wedding in Mexico is fully valid for legal purposes in the U.S., but a religious ceremony without the civil ceremony is not, as U.S. law only recognizes marriages which are valid in the country in which they take place.
Can I get a divorce in the US if I was married in Mexico?
Yes. If you are residing within the US, you can file for divorce at your local family law court even if the marriage took place in Mexico.
Are foreign marriages recognized in the US?
Validity of Foreign Marriages and Divorces Generally, any marriage entered into between two U.S. citizens in another country is recognized as valid in the U.S. as long as the union was legal when and where performed.
What paperwork do I need to get married in Mexico?
Necessary paperwork and documentation Marriage application forms, which can be obtained from the local registry office. Valid passports, as well as one copy of each person's passport. Birth certificates. Your visitor's permit, obtained at your port of entry or, if you're resident in Mexico, a copy of your resident