Sample Letter of Affirmation for Marriage

AFFIRMATION OF FREEDOM TO MARRY

This Sample Letter of Affirmation for Marriage was obtained from the British Embassy in Bangkok (July 2002). Please use this as a guide, have it retyped in the same format including your details.

I,……….full name…………………………………………… holder of British passport.

No. ………….. Issued at ………………… on …………. and expired on ………………

do solemnly and sincerely affirm that:

(a) I am eligible to marry a British/Thai/other national according to Thai law. (*)

(b) I am of British nationality and I was born on…………….., in………………………

My father’s name is ……………………………. and my mother’s name is……………………………

(c) I am singleand have not previously been married/I am widowed/divorced(*)

*attach appropriate certificate originals only

(d) and have no dependents from my previous marriage. (*)

I support …………….. children from my previous marriage.

(e) My occupation is ……………………… and I have an income of £…………. per month .

(f) I propose the following people for reference purposes

if it is necessary to verify the above details.

1. Name: ……………………………………………………………………..

Address: ……….…………………………………………………………

2. Name: …………………………………………………………………

Address: ……….…………………………………………………………

* (It is usually preferable that these people should be the same nationality as the signatory and live in that country of nationality. Parents may be given as referees, or otherwise their full names should be listed separately under (b).)

(g) My permanent address (in country of nationality) is:-

……………………………………………………………………………………………….….……

I confirm that all the above is true and correct.

Affirmed at the British Embassy )

Consular Section, Bangkok )

this ……… day of ………. 200 ….) ………………………………………………

Before me:

………………….………………………………………………………………..

(* Delete as appropriate)

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