MARRIAGE IN VIETNAM Couples have traditionally been expected to live with the husbands parents until they could afford a place of their own. The family of the groom approves the marriage and organizes the wedding for him. After the wedding party, the bride goes to live with her husbands family.
Can foreigners marry in Vietnam?
The laws of Vietnam do not regulate marriages between two non-Vietnamese citizens, unless at least one of the two foreigners has permanent or temporary resident permit. Marriage Requirements under Vietnamese Law: Marriage applications should be filed in person at the District Peoples Committee where you live.
How does a Vietnamese wedding work?
The traditional Vietnamese wedding consists of a set of activities. They include, asking for permission to receive the bride, receiving the bride at her house and escorting her to the grooms house . On the morning of the wedding day, the groom and his groomsmen bring red covered gift boxes to the brides house .
How much money do you give at a Vietnamese wedding?
At traditional weddings, the couple will accept gifts as they make their rounds to visit all the tables. If you are a foreigner, a gift of 500,000 VND ($22 USD) is appropriate.
What is Vietnam visa exemption?
5-year visa exemption for Vietnam is granted to Vietnamese overseas, foreigners who are spouses, children of Vietnamese overseas, or Vietnamese citizens. The visa exemption certificate acts as a long-term visa for its holders to visit Vietnam at any time within 5 years.