prophet60091 posted a topic in Visas/permitsI have looked all over the internet for this information, but can't find what I need. Every article I find is either about "How to get married in Germany" or "How to bring your non-US spouse into the US", neither of those is what I'm looking for. I'm a US citizen living in Germany for years with a Niederlassungserlaubnis and no intention of returning to the US. Last year I married a German citizen in Germany. I know there are a lot of bureaucratic hoops to jump through for a US citizen to marry a German in Germany, but we jumped though all of them and were married at a Standesamt in Berlin. Now, with that out of the way, I am trying to find out if I need to tell the US government that I am now married. I'm not trying to bring my German spouse into the US and I am not trying to get them a greencard or a US tax Id. We are also not filling taxes jointly in the US. I alone am filing taxes in the US as single. (I currently don't make enough to go past the foreign earned income credit, but may in the future (hopefully)). So as far as I know, the US doesn't know I'm married. The only time they would know is if we return to the US to visit my family and my spouse and I go through the US citizens border line together as a family. I've asked 2 other US friends who are in the same situation as me (married Germans) and both of them said they didn't know and have not officially said anything to the US embassy.