In 2012 the marriage law
in Ukraine was changed. According to
the last changes the age when Ukrainian Women can get married is
18 years old. Before
2012 Ukrainian Women had a right to get married at the age of 17. Before 2012 women
could get a right for marriage at the age of 14 by a court desision. After new changes
in the marriage law Ukrainian women can get a permission for marriage at the
age of 16.
When Ukrainian Women get married?
Ukrainian girls usually get married between the age of
21-25 years old. Girls finish
school at the age of 17-18 and study at university for 4-5 years, so after they
graduate they are ready to start their family or concentrate on their carrier. Most
of the women prefer family.
If Ukrainian Woman is not married
yet at the age of 25, she starts to get nervous, because there are more and more
beautiful young girls and
competition is very high. Another problem that women are
worried about is their so-called biological clock. It's time to have a child and
if wait too long it can be difficult for a woman
Marriage registration. When
you decide to get married, you need to go to marriage registration office and apply
for your marriage registration. After the application forms are accepted, you have
about 30 days before it will be registered. The person at the office should tell
you the exact date, usually marriage registration day is Saturday. There are going
to be some fees about $40-$50.
Ukrainian Wedding Ring. Traditionally young couples exchange golden rings
when they get married, that is usually done at the marriage registration office
during the ceremony. There is one important thing about wedding rings in Ukraine,
you should wear it on the same finger but on the right hand. That is same for Ukrainian
men and for Ukranian women. On the left you can see traditional Ukrainian wedding
ring, it is made from the yellow gold and has smooth surface and shape.
Marriage certificate. After
you sign up all documetns at the marriage registration office, you will be given
marriage certificate and you will also get a stamp in your passport with your marriage
Woman with a child. If you
get married to a woman with a child you must have a permission from the biological
father in case you want to get a Ukrainian woman and her child to another country,
so keep that in mind when you start relationships.