Getting married can be as easy as filling out some forms, paying a small sum of money and signing some papers. However most people would prefer to hold religious/ traditional ceremonies to commemorate their matrimony. The celebration will be more memorable. It could be fun and tedious at the same time.
ROM PROCEDURE - NON-MUSLIM
Some guidelines for non-Muslim to register their marriage in Malaysia - what are steps, forms to fill, supporting documents to be submitted to the JPN. Subsequently after the publication of notice, your marriage can be solemnized. The registration of marriage (ROM) can be done in JPN or at an external location.
The steps of a traditional Malay wedding include Merisik, Meminang, Bertunang, Akad Nikah, Bersanding... Besides the customary aspect, Muslim couples in Malaysia are required to follow the correct procedure set by the Jabatan Agama Islam to register their marriage.
HINDU WEDDING CHECKLIST
There are many things to prepare before a Hindu Wedding. book the venue and marriage officiant (priest), identify ceremony items: pooja thali, flowers, rice, fruits, etc, hire decorator for the kolam, mandap, venue, select photographer, videographer, makeup artist, get wedding garments, accessories...
CATHOLIC CHURCH WEDDING
Marriage is a permanent commitment, the place where a man and a woman seek and find deep union with each other in God. "In good times and in bad, in sickness and in health..." There are some general guidelines to be married in a Catholic Church.
TRADITIONAL CHINESE WEDDING
Before the wedding is the "Guo Dai Lai" (Betrothal), wedding biscuits distribution and hair dressing ritual. On the wedding day, the groom picks the bride, tea is served to the elders and wedding reception is held. After the wedding, it is the new wife home visit.
CHINESE WEDDING ATTIRE
Here you can find a couple of boutiques to source your kua, cheongsam (qipao), shoes, accessories, etc. You have the option to tailor-make, rent or buy from the ready-made collection.