Indian boy marrying Sri Lankan girl

#1 Feb 19th, 2018, 11:17
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What is the government procedures? I am an Indian boy (Tamilnadu) & going to marry a srilankan Tamil girl, we r planning to conduct the marriage in colombo on JUNE 2018, afterthat we are going to settle in India. how to get her an Indian citizenship?
#2 Feb 19th, 2018, 15:07
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Let your fiancÚ ask the respective marriage registrar in Colombo which papers you two need.

After the marriage, she can apply for an X entry visa. With that she can stay in India with you but will not be allowed to work. After two years of marriage, she can apply for an OCI card, with which she will be allowed to work. With the OCI card she has almost all rights like an Indian (but not allowed to vote or buy agricultural land e.g.).

I am not sure about getting the Indian citizenship. I think she has to stay legally for many years (7???) in India to be allowed to apply for it. Maybe others can tell you more about it. Why is the Indian citizenship important for you?
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