We want to get married. The bride is pregnant. What are the terms for submission of a marriage application and a document certifying that the bride is pregnant?
According to Art. 11 part 1 of the Family Code of the Russian Federation a marriage shall be concluded in the presence of a bride and a groom upon expiration of a month from the date of submission of an application to a civil records office. A civil records office is entitled to allow conclusion of a marriage prior to expiration of one-month term in case of exceptional circumstances, it can also extend such term to the maximum of one month. In case of exceptional circumstances (pregnancy, birth of a child, threat to life of any of the parties and other circumstances) a marriage can be concluded at the date of submission of an application.