Getting Married in Prague - Step 2
A step-by-step guide to the bureaucracy involved in tying the knot in the Czech Republic
What is it and why do I need it?
This is a stamp from the Foreign Ministry that certifies the "marriageability" document.
How and where do I get it?
The US embassy will give you a map showing the 10-minute walk - up a half-million steps - to the Foreign Ministry (Loretánské náměstí 5, Prague 1-Hradčany). Go there from the embassy, step inside and stand at the window.
Once the employee finally comes out from behind their cubicle wall - something that took 15 minutes in my case - it should take about five minutes. I've gone there twice and both times I was the only person there not wasting someone else's time.
4 out of 10
(1 = Easy; 10 = Hair-Pulling Devilry)
Also get the document that certifies your birth certificate is original stamped here. I came back later and it cost another 600 CZK, but you may be able to get some sort of package deal.
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