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Diplomatic Missions (Marriage Ceremonies)

Volume 934: debated on Thursday 30 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the overseas posts which are empowered to conduct marriages under the Foreign Marriages Act; and what persons may apply to be married in this way.

Marriage warrants are held at the overseas posts listed below. These warrants empower the holder to conduct marriages subject to the conditions laid down in the Foreign Marriage Order 1970.

Abu DhabiJedda
AdenJerusalem
AlexandriaKabul
AlgecirasKathmandu
AmmanKhartoum
AntwerpKuwait
AthensLas Palmas
BaghdadMadrid
BahrainMogadishu
BarcelonaMuscat
BeirutPalma
BilbaoRabat
BrusselsRangoon
CairoSana'a
CasablancaSeoul
DakarTangier
DamascusTehran
DohaTel Aviv
DubaiTripoli
Any British subject may apply to be married at these posts.