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Instructions on how to get married in Adana district

All marriages in Turkey must be performed according to the civil marriage code of Turkey. Religious ceremonies have no legal effect. US military personnel are reminded to obtain permission to marry from their commanding officers. Below are the steps to be followed: Make an online notarial appointment U.S. Consulate Adana’s website and execute an affidavit of marriage eligibility (bekarlik ...
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Instructions on how to get married in Istanbul Consular District

All marriages in Turkiye must be performed according to the civil marriage code of Turkiye. Religious ceremonies have no legal effect. US military personnel are reminded to obtain permission to marry from their commanding officers. Execute an affidavit of eligibility to marry (bekarlik belgesi) at the Consulate General, Istanbul. We will notarize the affidavit of eligibility for a fee of ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Absentee Voting Week

Absentee Voting Week is October 1-8, 2022. Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2022 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In some states voter  registration  and ballot request deadlines for the November 2022 are as early as October 5th.  Whether you are a first-time voter or ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Closure Alert: U.S. Mission Turkey

Location:  U.S. Mission Turkey U.S. Embassy Ankara and consulates across Turkiye will be closed tomorrow, August 30, 2022, in recognition of the Turkish national holiday Victory Day.  Offices will reopen for routine services on August 31, 2022.  Citizens should be prepared for extensive road closures throughout the holiday. Actions to take: Monitor local media for updates. Refer ...
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