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How much does legal wedding cost in Dubai?

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One of the most important concerns while getting married is undoubtedly cost. You don’t want to go beyond your budget. That’s why it’s the most recommended and wise practice to know beforehand what you can afford and what you cannot. After all, you don’t want to play a game that you can never win. One of the very first things that people get to know about Dubai is that it is very expensive. The same is the case with wedding process in Dubai as it can be more expensive than you can imagine. That’s why it’s important to know the cost that you will have to spend on legal procedures while marrying in Dubai. This article discusses the most important legal wedding cost. So, keep on reading to find out.

Wedding Cost in Dubai

Getting the premarital screening test is one of the mandatory things that you need to do. That’s because you can’t proceed with your wedding process with the pre-marriage medical test that shows negative results of transferable diseases such as AIDS/HIV and thalassemia. In order to undergo this test, you need to pay AED 250 per person to AED 900 per person depending upon the choice of clinic. The VIP clinics of course are expensive.

  • The courts that carry out all the marriage process where the bride and the groom go for marriage solemnization charges up to AED 1800
  • There are some documents that you need to get attested from the MoFA (Ministry of Foreign affairs) that charges AED 160 for the attestation purposes
  • Other than these requirements you will also have to undergo the legalization process of your marriage in your country of origin. The fee for the marriage legalization process can vary from country to country depending upon their unique procedure. However, each stamp at your country back home can cost you about 45 US dollars.

These are only the basic fee requirements that you will need to pay for the legal processes. Moreover, you’ll also have to take the venue and reception expenses into account to define a total budget for your wedding. Keep in mind that the amount that you’ll need to spend as legal wedding cost might be negligible as compared to your other expenses. That’s why we recommend you to consult with some professional wedding planner to get an idea of how much money you’ll need to have for your marriage.

Final Word on How Much Does Wedding Expenses in Dubai!

As mentioned, marrying in Dubai can be very costly and you have to make sure beforehand that you can afford it. Keep in mind that these fees and expenses are only for the legal processes. We hope that this guide will help you to prepare for your wedding in a better and more efficient manner.

If you need any help with the procedure, feel free to let us know by commenting down below. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

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