Dispensation to marry
If you wish to marry, you must meet certain conditions. For example, you are not allowed to marry your brother or sister. If you are siblings by adoption or acknowledgement, you may be allowed to marry each other. This is formally known as ‘dispensation to marry’.
Last updated on 10 August 2021
Eligibility for dispensation to marry
You may be eligible for dispensation to marry if you and your partner are siblings by adoption or acknowledgement. You and your partner cannot be blood relatives, however.
Applying for dispensation to marry
Please contact Justis to submit an application for dispensation to marry (in Dutch).