All doctors practicing in Tunisia are authorized to perform these medical examinations. Divorce Decree(s) – Such decrees must be final and valid in the country of the interested party’s nationality. For example a Spaniard who has been divorced by the authority of another country, such divorce not being recognized by Spain, cannot contract marriage in Tunisia because Tunisian law requires compliance with both, Tunisian laws and the national law of the foreigner.
Prenuptial Marriage Certificate – This is a medical certificate establishing eligibility to contract marriage. This certificate must have a maximum validity of two months at the time of marriage. Each party must be free of any contagious diseases (primarily tuberculosis and syphilis), alcoholism and mental illness. The City Hall in Tunis will supply a printed form for this certificate upon request.
Therefore, the parties to a prospective marriage abroad will have to execute an affidavit stating that they are free to marry. This is called an affidavit of eligibility to marry and must be executed at the American Embassy or consulate in the country in which the marriage will occur. The fee for the American Consular Officer’s certification of the affidavit is $50. 00. Go here to make an appointment (for a notarial service) Warning: Title 22, Section 4221 of the United States Code provides that any person who willfully and corruptly commits perjury in swearing an affidavit before an American Consular Officer may be charged, proceeded against, tried, convicted an dealt with in any district of the United States, in the same manner, in all respects, as if such offense had been committed in the United States.
Prior spouse’s death certificate – bearing the seal of the issuing authorities. Written Consent of parent or guardian if either party is under 20 years of age (article 5, 6 and 153 of the Tunisian Personal Code) Full name Date and Place of Birth Profession Current address in Tunisia Full names of parents Verbal declaration that they are free to marry Name of two witnesses The marriage affidavit notarial service costs $50 USD, payable in United States dollars, Tunisian dinar, or by credit card. Notice Many marriages between Tunisians and Americans are successful. However, individuals who enter into a relationship for the principal purpose of immigration to the United States are violating U.