Information on whether the Government of Jordan recognizes legal marriages performed abroad or only religious marriages [JOR14579]

According to a representative of the Embassy of Jordan in Ottawa, in order to be recognized by the Government of Jordan, all marriages performed inside Jordan by civilian or religious authorities must be certified and registered. Likewise, the government recognizes civil and religious marriages performed abroad if marriage certificates can be presented.
Additional and/or corroborating information on the above subject is currently unavailable to the DIRB.

Embassy of Jordan, Ottawa. 24 June 1992. Telephone Interview with Representative.