Entry #12199: Same-sex marriage in Nepal

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IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Start DateOct 23, 2017
End DateJun 28, 2023
DescriptionThe Supreme Court of Nepal issued its judgement, ruling that under Rule 8(1)(h) of the Immigration Rules a foreign national who submits a valid marriage license with a Nepali citizen is eligible to obtain an "NT Visa" as a dependant. The Supreme Court further ruled that the Immigration Rules do not specify that a foreign national applying for an NT Visa must either be of the same or opposite gender. Foreign same-sex spouses of Nepali citizens are now eligible to obtain an NT Visa as a dependant.

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End Date(NONE)Jun 28, 2023

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